World's Best Receptionist - The David Campbell Trophy, Hosted by the AICR

The 2025 World’s Best Receptionist Competition

The AICR World’s Best Receptionist is a global contest allowing every receptionist around the world to show their skills in service excellence, front office expertise and passion for hospitality and compete on an international stage.

This annual competition is held by the AICR – a network of over 1000 hoteliers from all around the world. It’s mission is to find and develop talents in the industry and support them with educational initiatives, professional guidance and an exclusive yet amicale network.

The next competition will take place at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, Greece. – More information coming soon!

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The AICR World’s Best Receptionist competition is integrated into the networking event, the AICRexperience.

Join Hotel Managers and Front Office Experts from all around the world in Doha for this weekend full of networking, education, talent development and amicale moments.

This unique event culminates in the crowning of the 2024 AICR World’s Best Receptionist live in Nice, France.

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AICR Experience - Nice 2024

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The competition was formed in 1995, with a Trophy designed and sponsored by the Paris AICR section, to be presented each year to the Worlds Best Receptionist.

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For over 50 years the AICR ( Amicale Internationale des Sous Directeurs et Chefs de Réception des Grand Hôtels ) has developed into a dynamic international organisation represented in 16 countries, 17 sections and continues to grow.

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