Honoring Do you work with a person who is new to the world of destination marketing and is already influencing your organization? Is he/she fresh out of school or perhaps a seasoned professional who made a career change? Regardless of experience, the Destinations Council wants to know how this individual is a Rising Star in your organization and in the destination marketing arena.
Candidates for this award must be nominated by another member of his/her DMO.
All entries are reviewed and the winner selected by a nominating committee.
Nominations are closed. The next call for Rising Star award nominations will be in May or June 2018.
Congratulations to the 2017 DMO Rising Stars
AARON LIERSEMANN (center)
Tourism Development Specialist, Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory
CASEY KNOPIK (right)
Destination Development Specialist, Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory
2016 DMO Rising Star
International Marketing Manager
The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau
2015 DMO Rising Star
Tourism Sales Manager
2014 DMO Rising Star
Social Media Manager
Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
2013 DMO Rising Star
PR and Communications Manager
Oregon's Mt. Hood Territory
2012 DMO Rising Star
Convention and Corporate Sales Manager
Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau