The WAVE Awards, standing for Way Above Visitor Expectations, were created to recognize excellence in hospitality in Grand Rapids and Kent County. Every day, service providers create a positive experience for guests and residents, and it is the goal of the WAVE Awards that the hard work and dedication of these individuals is truly noticed. Please take a moment to show your appreciation by submitting a nomination.
One award will be presented in each of the following six categories:
Lodging- less than 150 Rooms
Lodging- 150+ Rooms
Retail & Service
Volunteer in Hospitality
Nominations are currently closed but will be open beginning August 1st. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and recognized at the WAVE Awards on November 15, 2018. Employers, nominees and guests are all encouraged to attend this event.
Please help us recognize those individuals who make Grand Rapids and Kent County a great place to visit and enjoy. Questions may be directed to (616) 233-3577 or email@example.com.