THE Hotel Marketing Association (HMA) is to recognise outstanding young marketers with the introduction of a new category in its annual awards ceremony.

The Young Marketer of the Year 2006 prize will reward creativity and expertise in advertising campaigns, brochure design and copy writing, direct marketing, public relations or internet marketing and strategic sales campaigns.

Nominations must be received by November 17, with the winner to be announced in a ceremony at London’s Savoy Hotel on December 18 2006.