AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Oregon’s hospitality industry is brimming with outstanding individuals who go above and beyond, raising the bar for excellence in performance, service and commitment to the industry. ORLA recognizes these individuals and organizations annually during the ORLA Hospitality Conference and in our industry communications.
ORLA Hospitality Industry Awards
As a highlight of the annual ORLA Hospitality Conference, the Hospitality Industry Awards recognize the exemplary performance and qualities of employees, managers, and operators who set the high standards for the entire industry to achieve. Nominations for these statewide awards are solicited from the industry (peer-to-peer).
Restaurants Advance Leadership Awards
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) Restaurants Advance Leadership Awards honor the industry’s best-of-the-best in community service and diversity, equity, and inclusion. NRAEF will also celebrate an inspiring individual / leader who has pursued their personal dream of building a future in the restaurant, foodservice, and hospitality industry.
AH&LA Stars of the Industry Awards
The Stars of the Industry Awards are the hospitality industry's most prestigious national awards program and serves to shine a light on our industry's best and brightest. Star industry leaders are what make the Hospitality Industry the most rewarding industry to represent. These employees drive the industry forward and embody the true meaning of hospitality.