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Awards Program

MARION SZUREK Legacy Award & Catalyst Award

Annually, the Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus Board of Directors awards the Marion Szurek Legacy Award and the Catalyst Award

The goal of the TACVB Awards Program is to develop an all-encompassing and enduring awards system that will recognize individuals who have committed their careers to the improvement, growth and professionalism of TACVB and the travel industry.

 

Award nominations will be accepted through July 31, 2019.  See below on how to nominate a deserving individual.

 

Marion szurek Legacy Award

The TACVB Marion Szurek Legacy Award will be presented to an individual who has built the foundation of our association and left an enduring legacy. The recipient demonstrates the following attributes:

  • Leaders who have the vision required to see what the future could be, and who put in place the education, professional examples and plans for that future for our industry.
  • Leaders who are models of inspiration for all professionals in the travel and tourism industry, and through their creativity and ingenuity, continue to guide our future direction.
  • Leaders who have used their influence and the power of their knowledge to create the foundation of professionalism that is exemplified in TACVB.

The vision, the inspiration, and the leadership of these individuals, coupled with the unique and distinct perspective that each person exemplifies in their personal and professional lives, proves they are leaders who have provided a legacy that will never be matched, only complemented.

Do you know someone who deserves the Marion Szurek Legacy Award? Click here to nominate them!

Past recipients of the Legacy Award include:

2008

Bob Conwell

Chuck Snyder

Marion Szurek

Doug Harman

  2009

  Carl Little

  David Ferguson

 2017

  Kim Phillips

   Denton CVB

2018

  Nanci Liles

   Abilene CVB 

 

Catalyst Award

The TACVB Catalyst Award is a new award that recognizes the outstanding professional of the year. It will be presented to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary or “breakout” performance in their role. The recipient demonstrates the following attributes:

  • Professionals who have demonstrated outstanding service to TACVB, their organizations, and the tourism industry.
  • Professionals who have exhibited innovative or creative work benefiting TACVB, their organizations, and the tourism industry.
  • Professionals who have been actively involved in TACVB.
  • Professionals who have demonstrated commitment to (and significant promise for becoming a leader in) TACVB, their organizations, and the tourism industry.

Do you know someone who deserves the Catalyst Award? Click here to nominate them!

 

Past recipients of the Catalyst Award include:

2017

 Shane Sorenson

   Bastrop CVB

2018

 Josie Lewis

   Visit The Woodlands

 

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