Rose Awards Nominations
Who is eligible?
Non-managerial employees (with exception of Manager of the Year and Spirit of Hospitality nominations) in the hotel, restaurant, bar, retail, transportation, attractions, event/meeting planning, tourism or hospitality-related fields, including the public sector are eligible to be nominated for a ROSE Award. There will be a Manager of the Year and an overall Spirit of Hospitality Award that managers or owners may be eligible for. Employees should have direct contact with, or provide support to, visitors and customers, and distinguish themselves by promoting Boise and surrounding areas through exemplary service and customer satisfaction.
A Nomination Committee comprised of hospitality and business professionals will confidentially review all nominations and select three (3) finalists in each of the nine (9) main award categories which include:
- – Accommodations/ Lodging
- – Dining/ Caterers
- – Bar/ Tasting Room
- – Behind the Scenes
- – Retail
- – Volunteer
- – Attractions
- – Transportation
- – Manager of the Year
In addition to the nine main awards, there will be one overall Spirit of Hospitality ROSE Award recipient.
Judging and voting will take place in March and April 2024. The finalists in each category will all be honored along with announcing the overall winners in each category at the ROSE Awards on April 29, 2024 at Treefort Music Hall.
Congratulations to past winners: 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023
Manager of the Year and Spirit of Hospitality champion and finalist winners
- – 2 tickets to attend the ROSE Award Celebration
- – A beautiful custom trophy
- – One dozen red roses
- – Press release inclusion in local media
- – Recognition as the Manager of the Year, Spirit of Hospitality Winner, Community Impact Winner, or award finalist
- – Name recognition on wall plaque at the Visit Boise office
Nominations opened September 1, 2023 and will conclude March 12, 2024. Public voting begins March 24, 2024. Three finalists will be notified by Visit Boise and will be provided two tickets each for the event. The overall winners will be announced at the ROSE Awards ceremony.
Criteria for Awards:
Nominations may be submitted by management personnel or a member of the general public. The person nominated must be employed in a non-managerial position. No past winners are eligible; however, past nominees are eligible. The Manager of the Year and the overall Spirit of Hospitality Award may be awarded to a manager in a hospitality position.
The 4 (four) questions linked below in the nomination form must be answered completely containing specific examples of why this hospitality employee is outstanding in their job performance. Judges will score mainly on these questions, so please provide as much detail as possible. The candidate must project a positive image of their company and of Boise as a destination. A limit of two (2) individuals from an organization can be submitted for consideration.
If you choose to nominate someone in the Spirit of Hospitality category, we may reach out for additional information from you as we require a more extensive application for this category.
All nominations must be received by Friday, March 18, 2024 at midnight