“We are honored to be recognized for our work and receive these awards,” says Greg Edwards, President and CEO of the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission. “This further showcases the dedication, passion and commitment the Greater Des Moines tourism and hospitality industry puts forth every day.”
- Outstanding Marketing Collaboration – Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, Iowa Economic Development Authority/Tourism Office, Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s collaboration on ABC’s The Bachelor
- Outstanding Niche Marketing Initiative (1) – Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau’sCatch Des Moines Active initiative
- Outstanding Individual Leader – Jay Hartz, Hotel Pattee
- Outstanding Niche Marketing Initiative (2) – Hotel Pattee
A full list of Iowa Tourism award winners is posted at traveliowa.com.