Thursday, November 8, 2018 | Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel
A special thank you to everyone who attended the 2018 New Mexico True Top HAT Awards Gala on Nov. 8! We hope you had a wonderful time celebrating the accomplishment of all our finalists and award winners!
Review the 2018 Top HAT Award Winners!
Back-of-House Food & Beverage Employee of the Year
Charles Guiswite
Executive Pastry Chef
Isleta Resort & Casino
Front-of-House Food & Beverage Employee of the Year
Tony Romero
Lead Server
Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
Back-of-House Hospitality
Employee of the Year
Veronica Corona
Housekeeping Manager
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
Front-of-House Hospitality
Employee of the Year
Leslie Sanchez
Night Auditor
Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
Best Broadcast Campaign
Santa Fe County
"Travels with Darley" Television Episodes
Agency: DCN Creative
Best Print Campaign
La Fonda on the Plaza
"Spirit of Authenticity"
Agency: Ideas and People
Best Digital Campaign
"The City Different"
Agency: Fuseideas
Best Social Media Campaign
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort
"Seasonal Sunrise"
Most Innovative Campaign
Village of Jemez Springs
"Soak It All In Photo Contest"
Agency: InPress, LLC
Product Development
Outstanding Attraction
Los Alamos Nature Center
Pajarito Environmental Education Center
Los Alamos
Outstanding Event
Monuments to Main Street
Visit Las Cruces
Las Cruces
Best New Experience
Taos Vortex
Meow Wolf
Supplier/Vendor of the Year
Routes Bicycle Tours
Albuquerque / Santa Fe
Hospitality Professional
of the Year
Damen Kompanowski
General Manager
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown
Tourism Professional
of the Year
John Feins
Director of Marketing
Meow Wolf
Limited Service Hotel of the Year
Comfort Suites
Full Service Hotel of the Year
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort
Santa Fe
Give us your feedback!
If you attended the 2018 New Mexico True Top HAT Awards Gala, we invite you to give us your feedback on the event by taking our survey! Your feedback is incredibly important, and will help us make next year's event even better!

As a bonus, completing the survey will enter you into a raffle for 1 (one) complementary All-Access pass for the 2019 Governor's Conference on Hospitality and Tourism ! You must complete the survey by Tuesday, Nov. 20 to qualify.
Did you purchase a silent auction item?
If you placed a winning bid on one of our silent auction items during the 2018 Top HAT Awards Gala but did not have the chance to purchase and pick up the item, please contact us so we can process your payment and provide your item. If you placed a bid but aren't sure if you won, contact us so we can let you know.

You can contact us regarding silent auction at .
Thanks again to our sponsors!
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