2019 Governor’s Awards for Outstanding Colorado Tourism Efforts

Statement of Eligibility

The Governor’s Awards for Outstanding Colorado Tourism Efforts are open to all individuals, private businesses and non-profit organizations offering a tourism product or service in Colorado. All entries must promote tourism to or within Colorado.

Deadline

Submissions must be completed and received by Noon on Monday, July 8, 2019 to:

Judging Panel & Criteria

The Governor’s Tourism Conference Committee will review the entries. Entry review will be based on the information provided on the attached entry forms only. An entry may be disqualified if it is determined that there is not adequate information provided on the entry form. All decisions are final.

Award Categories

  1. The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution to Colorado Tourism is presented to an individual in recognition of his/her contributions to the promotion and development of the Colorado tourism industry.
  2. The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Community Tourism Initiative acknowledges an activity, event, or project undertaken by a community or region to promote tourism in Colorado.
  3. The Governor’s Awards for Outstanding Marketing Program presented to a Colorado organization for either a single targeted promotion or a full campaign to recognize organizations for their creativity and excellence in promoting tourism.
  4. The Jack Snow Award for Outstanding Volunteer is presented to an individual in recognition of his/her contributions to the tourism industry in a volunteer capacity. This individual has devoted their free time to promoting Colorado and bettering the visitor experience.

Entry Guidelines

For more information, contact Kaiti Jacobson at kaiti.jacobson@state.co.us or 303.892.3840.

Review Criteria

The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Sustainable Tourism Initiative, Project or Program, honors an activity, event, project or program that reduces the impact of travelers on special places and natural resources in Colorado.

Outstanding Sustainability Initiative, Project or Program

Outstanding Individual Contribution

Outstanding Community Tourism Initiative

Outstanding Marketing Project or Program

Jack Snow Award for Outstanding Volunteer