Host Awards

Turned on to Excellence in Customer Service
The Atlantic City Host Awards honor employees in the tourism/hospitality industry who enhance the experience for coworkers and Atlantic City visitors. These awards are presented to employees who distinguish themselves through enthusiasm and exemplary service, while promoting the destination. We invite and encourage you to nominate a special individual for an Atlantic City Host Award.

Who Is Eligible?

Non-managerial employees in the hotel, restaurant, retail, tourism or hospitality-related fields, including the public sector. Employees should have direct contact with, or provide support to, visitors and customers and distinguish themselves by promoting Atlantic City through exemplary service and customer satisfaction.

Criteria For Awards:

  • One nomination per award category may be submitted for a total of 27 nominees per property.
  • Nominations may be submitted by management personnel only. The person nominated must hold a non-managerial position. No past winners are eligible.
  • Nomination testimonials should fit on form. No attachments may be submitted.
  • The individual’s service must be outstanding and the candidate must project a positive image of Atlantic City as a destination, as well as a positive image of their company.
  • All nominations must be received at the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority office by March 15, 2024.

View the award categories →

Award Recipients:
The nomination committee, comprised of hospitality and business professionals, will review all nominations in confidence. Up to five (5) finalists will be chosen in each category.

Awards Ceremony:
Finalists will be recognized at The 25th Annual Host Awards Ceremony on May 8, 2024. All finalists will receive two complimentary tickets to the awards gala. Family, friends, and co-workers are invited to purchase additional tickets or corporate tables to attend the event and support their nominee.

Tickets: $75.00 per person ($750.00 table of 10)

To purchase tickets, contact Doreen Prinzo at [email protected]
or by calling 

Checks should be made payable to
Casino Reinvestment Development Authority CCD/Host Awards
and mail to:
CRDA Host Awards
2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Attn: Doreen Prinzo

Selections are made by the Atlantic City Host Award Nomination Committee consisting of representatives from the hospitality industry. For more information contact Doreen Prinzo at the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority at 609-449-7156.