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Nominee Call 2014

About Visionary

2014 Visionary Awards open for voting.
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CELEBRATING THE FORWARD THINKING
WHOSE VISION INSPIRES THE
MEETING + INCENTIVE INDUSTRY

The 2014 Visionary Awards recognize venues, destinations and suppliers that have leveraged technology and innovation in creative and groundbreaking ways to enhance the meeting and event experience.

From apps and pre-event twitter chats to incredibly customized in-flights and on-sites—tell us who you believe is leading the pack in creating meaningful meeting and event experiences.

How It Works

The planning community and our readers will choose one winner in each of the categories listed below. In addition, Prevue’s editors and a panel of industry executives will choose three Pillar Award winners who exemplify the core values of the industry: Return On Experience, Return On Investment and Return On Collaboration.

2014 Visionary Awards open for voting.
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Nominate a Visionary in each of the following categories:
1. Airlines
2. Convention Centers
3. Cruise Lines
4. Destinations: US
5. Destinations: International
6. Individual Hotels/Resorts: US
7. Individual Hotels/Resorts: International
8. Hotels/Resorts Chain

Pillar Awards: From the pool of nominees, the judges panel will choose one winner in each of the following pillar categories:

ROE Vision

(Return on Experience)
Value can be defined in many ways, including the emotional resonance of an experience.

ROI Vision

(Return on Investment)
This is based on incredible group experiences inherent to a destination, venue and/or supplier that won’t break the bank.

ROC Vision

(Return On Collaboration)
We’ve always been enamored with experiences that educate, enthrall and engage attendees.

2014 Visionary Categories

Our 2014 JudgesPanel of prestigious planners and industry executives.

2014 Visionary Awards open for voting.
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CELEBRATING THE FORWARD THINKING
AND VISION DEFINING THE
MEETING + INCENTIVE INDUSTRY

Click on our judge’s picture to read more about them

Tracey Smith
Todd Zint
Mike May
Debby Dubose
Sandra Daniel
Anita Scott
Marsha Reynolds
Dahlton Bennington
Vernice Hunt

2013 Winners

2014 Visionary Awards open for voting.
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CELEBRATING THE FORWARD THINKING
WHOSE VISION INSPIRES THE
MEETING + INCENTIVE INDUSTRY

Visionary awards were presented to our winners at IMEX 2013 in Las Vegas

ROI VISION WINNER
Switzerland

Switzerland

Left to right: Virginie Baeriswyl, account manager meetings/incentives; Caroline Pidroni, director of sales/marketing North America, Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau

ROE VISION WINNER
South Africa

South Africa

Left to right: Laura Saeger, director, meetings/incentive sales, North America/South African Tourism Convention Bureau; Laurel Herman, publisher, Prevue

ROC VISION WINNER
San Diego

San Diego

Left to right: Joe Terzi, president; Margie Sitton, senior vice president of sales and services, San Diego Tourism Authority


2013 PUBLIC AWARD WINNERS – DESTINATIONS

USA/Canada:
Orlando

Left to right: Paul Mears III, chairman, Visit Orlando; president, Hello! Destination Management; George Aguel, president/CEO, Visit Orlando

Europe:
Stockholm

Left to right: Magnus Lindbergh, Visit Sweden; Andre Landeros Michel, creative director; Christian Bergstrom, marketing manager, Stockholm Convention Bureau; Laurel Herman, publisher/award presenter, Prevue

Africa/Asia/Pacific: Vietnam

Barbara Bryant, managing director, USA/Canada, Trails of Indochina

Latin America/Caribbean: Cancun/Riviera Maya

Left to right: Evelyn Pintado Cervera, promotion manager, Riviera Maya Destination Marketing; Daniela Martinez Carrillo, director of groups/conventions, Cancun Convention & Visitors Bureau

2013 PUBLIC AWARD WINNERS – HOTELS/RESORTS

Global Hotels:
Westin

Left to right: Margaret Bashwiner, brand manager, B2B, Sheraton/Westin; Bob Jacobs, vice president brand management, Sheraton & Westin Hotels North America

Individual Hotels:
Island Lodge, Stockholm

Left to right: Magnus Lindbergh, Visit Sweden; Andre Landeros Michel, creative director; Christian Bergstrom, marketing manager, Stockholm Convention Bureau; Laurel Herman, publisher/award presenter, Prevue