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Destiny and Mercury Awards Lounge

August 22, 2023 - 7:30am to 4:00pm

The Destiny and Mercury Awards Lounge makes its fifth-annual return for you to take a look at each finalist's submissions, media files, and judges' comments. Stop by the lounge to view the top three finalists from each category in the digital gallery. Award winners will be announced on Tuesday, August 22 at ESTO's Awards Dinner and Presentation.  The ESTO Awards enable states and destinations to showcase their creative accomplishments and foster the continued development of imaginative marketing and profitable promotional programs and campaigns in destination marketing. The Destinations Council's Destiny Awards recognize marketing and promotion at the city, local and regional level. The National Council of State Tourism Directors' Mercury Awards recognize state and territory destination marketing and promotion.