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2021 HALL OF FAME AND DESTINATION ORGANIZATION LEADERSHIP AWARDS

The Destination Organization Leadership Award recipient and 2021 Hall of Fame honorees were recently announced by Destinations International. These leaders have made tremendous contributions to our industry and their respective destinations.

The Destination Organization Leadership Award was created in 2017 and is amongst the association's most prestigious honors, recognizing those outstanding individuals who, through their exceptional work and achievements, have made a significant contribution to the destination marketing and management industry and a profound difference in the communities they serve.

The Hall of Fame, started in 2014 during Destinations International's 100th Anniversary, was created to recognize individuals who have changed the future of destination marketing and management for the better, made significant contributions to the advancement of the industry and shaped travel marketing and management.

2021 Destinations International Destination Organization Leadership Award Recipient:

 


Elliott Ferguson


·      Elliott L. Ferguson, President and CEO of Destination DC

 

2021 Destinations International Hall of Fame Inductees:



Larry Alexander

·      Larry Alexander, Former President & CEO of Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

·      Deb Archer, CDME, Former President & CEO of Destination Madison

·      Wayne Chappell, Former Executive Director of Baltimore Convention & Visitors Bureau, former President of Kansas City Convention & Visitors Bureau and former COO and VP, Tradeshow Relations of Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau

·      Marion Frances Szurek, Former Executive Director of the San Angelo Convention & Visitors Bureau (Deceased)

For more information about the Hall of Fame or the Destination Organization Leadership Award, visit www.destinationsinternational.org .

The Destination Organization Leadership Award recipient and 2021 Hall of Fame honorees were recently announced by Destinations International. These leaders have made tremendous contributions to our industry and their respective destinations.

The Destination Organization Leadership Award was created in 2017 and is amongst the association's most prestigious honors, recognizing those outstanding individuals who, through their exceptional work and achievements, have made a significant contribution to the destination marketing and management industry and a profound difference in the communities they serve.

 

The Hall of Fame, started in 2014 during Destinations International’s 100th Anniversary, was created to recognize individuals who have changed the future of destination marketing and management for the better, made significant contributions to the advancement of the industry and shaped travel marketing and management.

 

2021 Destinations International Destination Organization Leadership Award Recipient:

 


Elliott Ferguson


·      Elliott L. Ferguson, President and CEO of Destination DC

 

2021 Destinations International Hall of Fame Inductees:



Larry Alexander

 

·      Larry Alexander, Former President & CEO of Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau

·      Deb Archer, CDME, Former President & CEO of Destination Madison

·      Wayne Chappell, Former Executive Director of Baltimore Convention & Visitors Bureau, former President of Kansas City Convention & Visitors Bureau and former COO and VP, Tradeshow Relations of Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau

·      Marion Frances Szurek, Former Executive Director of the San Angelo Convention & Visitors Bureau (Deceased)

 

For more information about the Hall of Fame or the Destination Organization Leadership Award, visit www.destinationsinternational.org .

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