You’ve put a lot of time, effort, and energy into this industry, and now you have a chance to be recognized for it. Your opportunity to apply for the Industry Professional of the Year Award developed by Southwest Showcase opens today.
Or maybe you’ve put many months and millions of dollars into making your destination one of the best in Texas. Your opportunity to apply for the Most Exciting Meeting Destination Change award also opens today.
The Most Exciting Meeting Destination Change award recognizes any city, bureau, organization, group or company that has made a significant change to a destination of interest to the event industry. Eligible destinations include hotels, resorts, cities, or an area within a city or county, among others. Projects submitted must have been largely completed in 2015 or 2016.
The Industry Professional of the Year Award is open to both planners and suppliers. Nominees must be currently employed in the meetings industry, be a member in good standing of at least one association affiliated with the industry, and have been actively involved in the industry for a minimum of 10 years.
Nominations for both by members of any event-related association are welcome and all will be considered equally. There is no fee to submit an application; cutoff date is September 15, 2016. Visit www.southwestshowcase.org/awards for more information, including complete criteria, nomination requirements and entry form.