Jake’s on the Water and Waddington Party in the Park recipients of 2018 St. Lawrence County Tourism Awards
OGDENSBURG – The third annual St. Lawrence County Tourism Awards dinner will kick off the summer tourism season, celebrate momentum in the industry and recognize two awardees at the Wednesday, June 6th event, held this year at the Gran-View in Ogdensburg.
The “Best to the Guest” Tourism Excellence award will be presented to Jake’s on the Water of Hannawa Falls. The award recognizes a business who shows ‘commitment to an excellent guest experience, customer service, unique offerings, and attention to detail, which brings pride to St. Lawrence County’. The award is chosen based on nominations and reviews from facebook, tripadvisor, google and yelp.The “Best Destination Marketing Initiative” will be presented to Waddington Party in the Park:Bassmaster Elite Series this year. This award recognizes the effort to implement an outstanding tourism marketing initiative raising awareness and attractive visitors to St. Lawrence County. This award is chosen through nominations.
The Tourism Awards dinner is open to community leaders and tourism industry partners, businesses and interested parties.
An overview of the tourism industry will be presented along with an update on the County Trails Website project that is expected to launch later this summer.
Everyone is invited to bring their brochures, rack cards and information to a brochure swap in the parking lot at 4:30pm.
Happy hour with live music will begin at 5 p.m., followed by dinner, presentations and awards at 6 p.m.
The cost for the event is $45 per person.