2021 Travel & Tourism Industry Achievement Awards Nominations

Travel Oregon is soliciting nominations for the annual Travel & Tourism Industry Achievement Awards based on work completed in the 2021 calendar year.  These annual awards recognize people and organizations across the state that go the extra mile to enhance the travel and tourism industry in Oregon. Nominated by their peers, the award recipients are outstanding examples of professionals who, by virtue of their vision, perseverance, and dedication, are a credit to Oregon's tourism and hospitality industry. 
Winners will be announced at the Oregon Governor's Conference on Tourism, March 14, 2022.
Please submit nominations before 5p.m. December 31. 
Multiple nominations are encouraged but please submit one person or organization per form.
Nominees will not be informed of your submission.

Oregon Tourism Rising Star Award

This award will be presented to an individual who is new to the tourism industry – within the last 5 years – and has shown leadership, commitment, and a passion for Oregon’s tourism industry.  A winner in each of the seven tourism regions will be recognized.  See the 7 regions here.

Oregon Tourism Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion Award

This award will be presented to a business or destination that has demonstrated leadership in raising awareness, or facilitating change, to build a more inclusive and welcoming environment for visitors to Oregon. 

Oregon Leadership Award

Within the industry are individuals championing the value of tourism, whose vision and commitment help make our communities, tourism regions, and state stronger visitor destinations, and whose leadership behind the scenes contributes significantly to the recognition and impact of Oregon’s travel and tourism industry.

Oregon Partnership Award

Creative partnerships can be an effective way to enhance the visitor experience and promote a region or destination. By leveraging traditional and non-traditional partnerships, organizations and businesses can maximize budget, capacity and skill set, creating an increase in efficiencies and a higher-level aligned outcome.

Oregon Governor’s Tourism Award

This highly valued honor represents the culmination of our industry’s deep appreciation for long-time commitment, accomplishment, and service by an individual or individuals who have enhanced the Oregon visitor experience and elevated the travel and tourism industry.

For which category would you like to nominate this person? *
If you have any questions, please email events@traveloregon.com.
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