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Excellence Award Winners at California Lodging Expo & Conference

Published on 12/13/13


California Lodging Industry Association  recognized three outstanding hospitality professionals and an outstanding lodging property at the California Lodging Expo and Conference on November 19, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Concord. The CLIA Scholarship and Excellence in Lodging & Hospitality Awards presented annually are the highlight of the Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony at the Expo.

Acknowledged for their accomplishment and superior performance in the hospitality field were the following:
·         Scholarship Winner: Tracy Judge, graduate student at University California San Diego

·         Outstanding Lodging Property: Hotel Vue, Mountain View, CA owned by Balaji Hotels, Inc.

·         Outstanding Food & Beverage Staff Person: Marco Fiorini, Chef and Director of Food & Beverage at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Spa Napa Valley - American Canyon
·         Outstanding Lodging Staff Person:  Beverly Silva of Hilton Garden Inn Pismo Beach
The California Lodging Expo & Conference is the largest trade show dedicated to independent hotel owners and operators. To learn more about the Award winners, visit:


Headquartered in Sacramento, CLIA is a member lodging and hospitality industry association, providing legislative, educational, marketing, and profit-oriented programs for independent lodging owners and operators.


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