The Governor’s Awards for Outstanding Colorado Tourism Efforts recognize accomplishments during the year, and the Colorado Tourism Office is once again looking forward to receiving nominations.
Unlike in past years, the CTO would encourage those parties nominating their peers to include photos, video or other collateral as a part of their submissions.
This year’s awards will be handed out Thursday, October 30, during the tourism conference dinner.
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.
- 2013 recipient: Angela Hollingsworth, Lake City
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.
- 2013 recipient: Bobstock, Fort Morgan
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.
- 2013 recipient: #BreckBecause
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.
- 2013 recipient: Posthumously awarded to Jack Snow, establishing this award