June 13, 2017 – Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:  INN) (the “Company”), announced today that it has won the Bronze Investor CARE Award in the Small Cap Equity REIT category.  The 2017 NAREIT Investor CARE award contest recognizes NAREIT’s stock-exchange listed equity and mortgage REIT Corporate Members that have demonstrated excellence in communicating and reporting to their shareholders in the past year.  The judging includes consideration of a company’s online presence, SEC filings and IR practices, including earnings calls.

The formal announcement to the industry of all 2017 Investor CARE award winners was made by Steve Wechsler, NAREIT’s President & CEO, at the REITWeek 2017 Investor Forum at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York City, New York.

About Summit Hotel Properties

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust focused on owning premium-branded hotels with efficient operating models primarily in the upscale segment of the lodging industry.  As of May 31, 2017, the Company’s portfolio consisted of 76 hotels with a total of 10,705 guestrooms located in 22 states.

For additional information, please visit the Company’s website, www.shpreit.com and follow the Company on Twitter at @SummitHotel_INN.