Awards Received

VISIT FLORIDA has received a number of prestigious awards for its ground-breaking programs. Some of the highlights include:

2015

  • 2015 PromaxBDA Local Award - "Mi Sol es tu Sol"
  • 2015 "Top Food Donor" award from America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend and AMWAT Moving and Storage for the Summer Fill-a-Truck Food and Funds Drive
  • 2015 NCSTD Mercury Award for Social Media Campaign - "Bragging Season"
  • 2015 NCSTD Mercury Award for Branding and Integrated Marketing Campaign - "Florida Beach Finder"

2014

  • 2014 "Most Outstanding Campaign" from United Way of the Big Bend
  • 2014 Pixel Awards Hospitality Nominee Honoree -- Website Homepage Redesign
  • 2014 Pixel Awards Travel Nominee Honoree -- Website Homepage Redesign
  • 2014 Skift 5 Best Travel Ads to Watch This Week List – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Say Yes to Florida’ Spring Campaign
  • 2014 Telly Award for Nature and Wildlife Video – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Everglades in 60 Seconds’
  • 2014 Telly Award for Travel and Tourism Video – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Soaring Over the Everglades’
  • 2014 United Way Award – Most Outstanding Campaign
  • 2014 United Way President’s Award for raising between $10,000 - $24,999
  • 2014 Southeast Tourism Society Shining Example Award – State Tourism Office of the Year
  • 2014 NCSTD Mercury Award for the Public Relations category – Google Street View Trekker Project
  • 2014 NCSTD Judge’s Choice Mercury Award – Google Street View Trekker Project
  • 2014 Official Re-Accredited Destination Marketing Organization designated by Destination Marketing Association International
  • 2014 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Platinum Adrian Award for Digital Marketing – VISIT FLORIDA and Google Partnership: Using Streetview to Capture Florida’s Beaches.
  • 2014 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Gold Adrian Award for Public Relations in the Partnership with Major Brand category – VISIT FLORIDA and Google Partnership: Using Streetview to Capture Florida’s Beaches.
  • 2014 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Gold Adrian Award for Digital Marketing in Mapping and Location Marketing category – VISIT FLORIDA and Google Partnership: Using Streetview to Capture Florida’s Beaches.
  • 2014 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Silver Adrian Award for Public Relations in Crisis Communications category, nominated by LMA Communications Inc. – Florida Law Requires International Drivers Permit
  • 2014 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Silver Adrian Award for Advertising in Complete Campaign category – VISIT FLORIDA Fall “Stay an Extra Day” Campaign
  • 2014 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Silver Adrian Award for Destination Marketing in Web site category – Redesigned VISITFLORIDA.com
  • 2014 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Bronze Adrian Award for Destination Marketing in Social Media Campaign category – #LoveFL for Floridians
  • 2014 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Bronze Adrian Award for Destination Marketing in Integrated Marketing Campaign for Consumers category – VISIT FLORIDA and Google Partnership: Using Streetview to Capture Florida’s Beaches.

2013

  • 2013 Web Marketing Association WebAward for Outstanding Travel Website – VISITFLORIDA.com: ‘Must Be the Sunshine’
  • 2013 Web Marketing Association MobileWebAward for Outstanding Mobile Website in Travel – VISITFLORIDA.com: ‘Must Be the Sunshine’
  • 2013 International Academy of the Visual Arts Silver W3 Award for Best Integrated Marketing Campaign in Tourism – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Must Be the Sunshine’ Campaign
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award for Best Online Travel Services Marketing Advertising/Marketing Campaign – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Must Be the Sunshine’ Campaign
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award for Best Hospitality Marketing Web Marketing/Advertising – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Must Be the Sunshine’ Campaign
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award for Best Hospitality Marketing TV Commercial – VISIT FLORIDA ‘The Kids Are Alright’ TV Spot
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Award for Best US/Canada Family Destination – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Must Be the Sunshine’ Campaign
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award for Best US/Canada Beach Destination – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Must Be the Sunshine’ Campaign
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award for Best Hospitality Marketing Advertising/Marketing Campaign – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Must Be the Sunshine’ Campaign
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award for Best Hospitality Marketing Website – VISITFLORIDA.com: ‘Must Be the Sunshine’
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award for Best Online Travel Services Marketing Web Marketing/Advertising – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Must Be the Sunshine’ Campaign
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award for Best Online Travel Services Marketing Website – VISITFLORIDA.com: ‘Must Be the Sunshine’
  • 2013 Travel Weekly Silver Magellan Award for Best Online Travel Services Travel Guides/Ratings/Reviews – VISITFLORIDA.com: ‘Must Be the Sunshine’
  • 2013 Interactive Media Council Interactive Media Award for Outstanding Achievement in Travel/Tourism – VISITFLORIDA.com: ‘Must Be the Sunshine’
  • 2013 Skift Top 50 Global Marketers in Travel List – Will Seccombe, VISIT FLORIDA President & CEO
  • 2013 Irish Travel Trade Award for Best Americas Destination – VISIT FLORIDA
  • 2013 Skift 20 Best Designed Tourism Websites List – VISITFLORIDA.com
  • 2013 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Silver Adrian Award for Digital Marketing in the Contests & Sweepstakes category – VISIT FLORIDA ‘Hook, Line & Shifter’ Sweepstakes

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