Get ready, the 2012 Vision Awards celebration is right around the corner! The fourth annual event will take place on Sept. 27 and will honor individuals in Minnesota's hospitality industry who have gone above and beyond in the past year. From your nominations, the editors of Meetings: Minnesota's Hospitality Journal have selected professionals that demonstrated best practices in the following categories:
+ Customer Service: A planner or vendor who showed excellent customer service skills during an event.
+ Stewardship: An individual or company that has made a positive impact in their community through an event or initiative.
+ Event of the Year (Planners Only): A planner whose event accomplished its goals to the fullest.
+ Planners Choice—My Favorite Vendor: A vendor who went above and beyond for an event.
+ Leadership: A leader who has called others to action and has impacted a business, association or event.
+ Innovation: An individual or company who has demonstrated innovation by implementing a new product or enhancing a process that has advanced the industry or their company, association or event.
+ Inspiration: An individual whose ongoing dedication to the industry inspires his/her peers.
The celebration will take place at 514 Studios with cocktails and networking at 5:30 p.m., followed by the awards at 7 p.m. 514 Studios is located at 512 N. Third Street in Minneapolis. Find specific directions here.
Don't forget to RSVP! You can do so here. Bring a guest to help cheer on the nominees!
We look forward to seeing you!