Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, has been presented with the Leadership Award in Collaboration by the Timothy S.Y. Lam Foundation (TSYLF) at the annual Spirit of Hospitality Rockin’ Celebration Awards.
The presentation was made by Julius Solaris (pictured with Bauer), Editor of Event Manager Blog, at the Awards Dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas on the eve of IMEX America 2018.
Carina has been recognised with the Leadership Award in Collaboration category for her leadership within the hospitality community towards building relationships that benefit all sectors of the industry.
She said: “It’s a great honour to be recognised by the Spirit of Hospitality Awards and I was especially honoured to receive the Leadership Award in Collaboration, as this is one of our core values and is a part of the DNA of IMEX. Whether it’s collaborating with partners across the world or fostering connections within the industry through IMEX shows, collaboration is at our heart. I was delighted to accept this award on behalf of the entire IMEX team.”
The Timothy S. Y. Lam Foundation (TSYLF) was established in 2012 and its mission is to support research, education and training within the hospitality industry by bestowing scholarships and grants to those seeking careers or advancement in the hospitality industry. It funds education programmes that promote the hospitality industry; and awards research grants to those interested in blending academia with practical industry know-how.
IMEX America takes place 16–18 October, 2018 at the Sands® Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian®| The Palazzo® in Las Vegas and is preceded by Smart Monday, powered by MPI, on 15 October.