This awards program was developed to encourage and recognize excellence in the field of travel and tourism. Entrants are judged on quality, originality, creativity, usefulness, results, and benefits to the travel and tourism industry.
Award submissions are due by Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Winners will be notified by November 25, 2020. Awards will be announced during Partners Week, December 7-11, 2020.
2020 Award Chair:
Marlise Taylor, Visit NC – Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, Marlise.Taylor@VisitNC.com
2020 Award Opportunities:
Award opportunities for the 2020 Travel and Tourism Awards include:
DK Shifflet Research Excellence Award – includes $250 gift card
Emerging Leader Rising Star Award – includes $250 gift card
J. Desmond Slattery Professional Marketing Award – includes $250 gift card
John and Joan Markham Tourism Marketing Award – includes $500 gift card
Yesawich Award For Marketing Excellence – includes $250 gift card
(The awards committee reserves the right not to present an award in any given year. Non-winners will not be notified.)
Award submissions are due by November 18, 2020. No late submissions will be accepted.
If you have any questions or are having difficulties with the awards submission site, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.