Shulman+Associates won the “Honor Award of Excellence, Overall Hotel” “Honor Award of Excellence Outdoor Divine Detail” “Special Jury Recognition for Placemaking” for The  Betsy-South Beach Hotel, at the first annual Miami Hospitality Design Awards held on Monday, March 6, 2017 during a celebration at the world-renowned Faena Forum in Miami Beach.

AIA Miami, Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association (GMBHA), and Oberhausen Marketing & Public Relations hosted the awards. Nearly 100  submissions were received across 18 categories, and winners were selected by a distinguished group of industry leaders including Linda Lentz, senior editor, Architectural  Record;  Alastair Gordon, award-winning critic and author; and Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, editor-in-chief, Hospitality Design magazine.  

“We are very honored for this recognition. It is truly inspiring to have taken on a project that not only has the function to revitalize and increase the appeal on Collins and Ocean Drive but to ultimately provide architecture that serves the city and makes it a conversation piece that is innovative and inspiring,” said Allan Shulman, principal and founder at Shulman+Associates.

With  more  than  150  architecture,  design,  hotel  and  restaurant  professionals  in attendance,   the   inaugural   awards   honored   hoteliers,   restaurants, licensed architects  and  designers  whose  work  showcased  design  excellence  in  Miami’s hospitality and design industries. The wonderful diversity and excellence of these industries  and  the  ideals  and  prosperity  our  community  is  experiencing  is  what makes Miami like no other place in the world.