AKRON, OH — The Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau (ASCVB) received seven STAR Awards from the Ohio Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus (OACVB) during the association’s Sept. 16 meeting and awards luncheon in Columbus, OH. Sponsored and presented by OACVB, the statewide STAR Awards competition annually recognizes the very best marketing and communication initiatives from its membership.
In the $1 million and above overall budget category, the ASCVB was recognized with the following:
1st place STAR Award – Marketing Campaign – Summit Brew Path
1st place STAR Award – Web Site – seeakronnow.com
2nd place STAR Award – Marketing Campaign – The Drip Drive
2nd place STAR Award – Social Media Campaign – [RE]activate akron
2nd place STAR Award – Travel Guide – 2020-2021 Akron/Summit Visitors Guide
2nd place STAR Award – Brochure/Rack Card – 2019 The Year In Review
2nd place STAR Award – COVID-19 Response Marketing – akron[RE]bound
“We share these awards with our wonderful Greater Akron hospitality industry partners,” states Jim Mahon, Vice President of Marketing & Brand Management. “Their resilience, creativity and collaborative spirit — now more than ever — provide the foundation upon which our local hospitality industry rests. Our partners’ efforts will continue to fuel the positive momentum of our recovery.”
The ASCVB also won a 2021 F&D Top Destination Award, announced in this year’s F&D SuperBook.