2018 Winners

 

Sports Commission of the Year

Population: Under 500,000 - Madison Area Sports Commission
Population: 500,000 and above - Louisville Sports Commission

Sports Tourism Organization of the Year

Population: Under 500,000 - Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Population: 500,000 and above - Visit Anaheim

Event Marketing Campaign of the Year

Population: Under 500,000 - Greater Cleveland Sports Commission
Population: 500,000 and above - Harris County - Houston Sports Authority

Destination Branding & Marketing Campaign of the Year

Population: Under 500,000 - Erie Sports Commission
Population: 500,000 and above - Seattle Sports Commission

Locally Created Event of the Year

Population: Under 500,000 - Spokane Sports Commission
Population 500,000 and above - Richmond Region Tourism

Superior Service Award

TSE Consulting -- North America

Sport Tourism Executive of the Year

Kathy Nelson, Kansas City Sports Commission

Game Changer Award

Holly Kesterson, Harris County - Houston Sports Authority

 

2017 Winners

 

Sports Commission of the Year

Population Under 400,000 - Ames Area Sports Commission
Population 400,000 and above - Harris County – Houston Sports Authority

Sport Tourism Organization of the Year

Population Under 400,000 - Sarasota County Sports Commission
Population 400,000 and above - Visit Anaheim

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Population Under 400,000 - Visit Greenville SC
Population 400,000 and above – VisitPITTSBURGH

Locally Created Event of the Year

Population Under 400,000 - Spokane Sports Commission
Population 400,000 and above - Kansas City Sports Commission

Sport Tourism Executive of the Year

Terry Hasseltine, CSEE
Maryland Sports/ TEAM Maryland

Game Changer Award

Mary Lee Malmberg, CSEE
GO Cedar Rapids

Sports Event Organizer of the Year

Roger Goudy
Amateur Athletic Union of the United States

Superior Service Award

Huddle Up Group
 

2016 Winners

 

Sports Commission of the Year

Population Under 250,000 - Erie Sports Commission
Population 250,000 and above - Richmond Sports Backers

Sport Tourism Organization of the Year

Population Under 250,000 - Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau
Population 250,000 and above - Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Population Under 250,000 - Erie Sports Commission
Population 250,000 and above - San Antonio Sports

Locally Created Event of the Year

Population Under 250,000 - Wicomico County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Population 250,000 and above - St. Louis Sports Commission

Sport Tourism Executive of the Year

Ron Sertz, Erie Sports Commission/PA Sports

Game Changer Award

Chris Massey, Harris County - Houston Sports Authority

Sports Event Organizer of the Year

Aaron Soroka, GWN Dragon Boat

 

2015 Winners

Sports Commission of the Year  
Population Under 250,000 - Rochester Amateur Sports Commission
Population 250,000 and above - Atlanta Sports Council

Sport Tourism Organization of the Year
Population Under 250,000 -Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Population 250,00 and Above - Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance

Marketing Campaign of the Year
Population under 250,000 - Round Rock Convention and Visitors Bureau
Population 250,000 and Above - Greensboro Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Locally Created Event of the Year  
Population under 250,000 - SPORTyler
Population 250,000 and Above - Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

 

2014 Winners

 

Marketing Campaign of the Year

$200,000 and Above – Round Rock CVB

Locally Created Event of the Year

Under $200,000 -Hampton Roads Sports Commission
$200,000 and above - Kansas City Sports Commission

CVB Member of the Year

Under $200,00 - Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority
200,000 and above - Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau

Sports Commission of the Year

Under $200,000 – Erie Sports Commission
$200,000 and above  - Houston – Harris County Sports Commission

Sports Tourism Organization of the Year

Under $200,000 – Butler County Visitors Bureau

Sports Event Professional of the Year
Ron Radigonda

 

2013 Winners

Outstanding Marketing Campaign

Under $200,000 - Lorain County Visitors Bureau
$200,000 and Above - Detroit Sports

Outstanding Locally Created Event

Under $200,000 - Bloomington-Normal Area Sports Commission
$200,000 and above - Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports Commission

Outstanding Online Presence

Under $200,000 – Butler County Visitors Bureau
$200,000 and above – Greater Columbus Sports Commission

CVB Member of the Year

Under $200,00 - Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority
200,000 and above - Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau

Sports Commission Member of the Year

Under $200,000 - Ames Area Sports Commission
$200,000 and above - St. Louis Sports Commission

 

2012 Winners

Member of the Year

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Sarasota County Sports Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Phoenix Regional Sports Commission

Budget under $100,000 - Southwest Louisiana/Lake Charles CVB

Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Rochester Amateur Sports Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Richmond Sports Backers

Outstanding Marketing Campaign

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Rhode Island Sports Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Budget under $100,000 - Greater Green Bay CVB

Outstanding Web Presence

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Greater Lansing Sports Authority

Budget over $300,000 - Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Budget under $100,000 - Columbia (SC) Regional Sports Council

 

2011 Winners

2011 Member Awards

Member of the Year

Budget under $100,000 - Snohomish County Sports Commission

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Greater Lansing Sports Authority

Budget over $300,000 - Richmond Sports Backers

Outstanding Communication/Advertising

Budget under $100,000 - Southwest Louisiana/Lake Charles CVB

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Rochester Amateur Sports Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Richmond Sports Backers

Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program

Budget under $100,000 - Charlotte Harbor CVB

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Fargo-Moorhead Athletic Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Outstanding Web Site

Budget under $100,000 - Butler County Visitors Bureau

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Greater Lansing Sports Authority

Budget over $300,000 - West Michigan Sports Commission

 

2010 Winners

Member of the Year

Budget under $100,000 - Snohomish County Sports Commission

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Rochester Amateur Sports Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Oregon Sports Authority

Outstanding Communication/Advertising

Budget under $100,000 - Lorain County Visitors Bureau

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Greater Lansing Sports Authority

Budget over $300,000 - Round Rock CVB

Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program

Budget over $300,000 - Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Budget under $100,000 - Lorain County Visitors Bureau

Outstanding Web Site

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Greater Lansing Sports Authority

Budget over $300,000 - Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

 

2009 Winners

Member of the Year

Budget under $100,000 - Las Cruces CVB

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Gainesville Sports Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Richmond Sports Backers

Outstanding Communication/Advertising

Budget under $100,000 - St. Cloud Area CVB

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Gainesville Sports Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Nashville Sports Council

Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program

Budget under $100,000 - Visit South Bend Sports

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Rochester Amateur Sports Commission

Budget over $300,000 - Detroit Sports

Outstanding Web Site

Budget $100,000 - $300,000 - Greater Lansing Sports Authority

Budget over $300,000 - Palm Beach County Sports Commission

 

 

2008 Winners

Member of the Year

Budget $200,000 and over - Greater Cleveland Sports Commission

Budget $200,000 and under - Columbus Indiana Visitors Center

Outstanding Communication/Advertising

Budget $200,000 and over - Richmond Sports Backers

Budget $200,000 and under - Charleston Area Sports Commission

Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program

Budget $200,000 and over - Richmond Sports Backers

Budget $200,000 and under - Visit Eau Claire

Outstanding Web Site

Budget $200,000 and under - Sports Council of Collier County

Budget $200,000 and over - Richmond Sports Backers

 

2007 Winners

Member of the Year

Budget $200,000 and over - Atlanta Sports Council

Budget $200,000 and under - Ames Area Sports Commission

Outstanding Communication/Advertising

Budget $200,000 and over - Rapid City CVB

Budget $200,000 and under - Syracuse CVB

Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program

Budget $200,000 and over - Virginia Beach CVB

Budget $200,000 and under - Plano CVB

Outstanding Web Site

Budget $200,000 and over - Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Budget $200,000 and under - Tacoma South Sound Sports

 

2006 Winners

Member of the Year

Budget $200,000 and over - Richmond Sports Backers

Budget $200,000 and under - Warren County CVB

Outstanding Communication/Advertising

Budget $200,000 and over - Columbus, GA Sports Council

Budget $200,000 and under - Minneapolis Northwest CVB

Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program

Budget $200,000 and over - Columbus, GA Sports Council

Budget $200,000 and under - Greater Green Bay CVB

Outstanding Web Site

Budget $200,000 and over - Greater Columbus Sports Commission

Budget $200,000 and under - Seattle Sports Commission

 

2005 Winners

Member of the Year

Budget $200,000 and under - Gwinnett Sports Commission

Outstanding Communication/Advertising

Budget $200,000 and under - Charleston Area Sports Commission

Budget $200,001 and over - Utah Sports Commission

Outstanding Locally Created Event/Program

Budget $200,000 and under - Rochester Amateur Sports Commission

Budget $200,001 and over - Richmond Sports Backers

Outstanding Web Site

Budget $200,001 and over - Seattle Sports Commission

Member of the Year

Budget $200,001 and over - St. Louis Sports Commission
 

2004 Winners

Member of the Year

Budget over $300,000 - Atlanta Sports Council

Budget under $300,000 - Kingsport CVB

Outstanding Advertising/Communication

Budget over $300,000 - Nashville Sports Council

Budget under $300,000 - St. Cloud Area CVB

Outstanding Web Site

Budget over $300,000 - Los Angeles Sports Council

Budget under $300,000 - Rochester Amateur Sports Commission

 

2003 Winners

Outstanding Advertising/Communication Collateral

Active, Budget over $450,000 - Atlanta Sports Council

Active, Budget under $450,000 - Philadelphia Sports Congress

Outstanding Web Site

Active, Budget over $450,000 - St. Louis Sports Commission

Budget under $450,000 - Minneapolis Metro North CVB

Member of the Year

Nashville Sports Council