TTRA Accepting Award Nominations

The Travel & Tourism Research Assoc. is accepting nominations for its awards program recognizing marketers using research to make decisions and for researchers who have gone above and beyond.

In addition to national recognition, award recipients receive a plaque, a one-year Premier TTRA membership (if they are not currently a member), and a $250 gift card. There is one student award that will receive a $500 gift card!

You do not need to be a member to apply, so nominate that deserving industry partner today!

These national awards will be presented during a virtual partners’ week celebration in December.

Click here for a list of awards and details. Award submissions are due Nov. 18.

Award opportunities for students:

  • John and Joan Markham Tourism Marketing Award

Award opportunities for professionals:

  • DK Shifflet Research Excellence Award
  • ​​​​​​​Emerging Leader Rising Star Award
  • J. Desmond Slattery Professional Marketing Award
  • Yesawich Award for Marketing Excellence

Key Dates

  • Nov. 18 – Award submissions due
  • Nov. 25 – Winners notified
  • Dec. 7-11 – Partner week; winners announced

The Springfield, Missouri, Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nonprofit marketing organization dedicated to growing the local economy through growth in travel and tourism.