Akron, Ohio – The Akron/ Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau will be hosting the 11th Annual Zenith Awards
, Wednesday, May 9, 2012 during a luncheon ceremony at the John S. Knight Center beginning at 11:30am. Celebrated during National Tourism Week
(May 5-13, 2012), the Zenith Awards
recognize contributions made to and by Summit County’s hospitality industry.
In addition to the Zenith Awards
being given in the seven award categories (point of interest/attraction, community/special event, art/culture, outdoor/recreation, restaurant/dining, theatre/entertainment and shopping/retail) and four specialty categories (Hospitality Volunteer, Friend of Hospitality, Hospitality Website and Hospitality Partnership), Daniel M. Rice, President/CEO of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition - a Founding Organization of the Ohio & Erie Canalway - will be receiving the 2012 Chairman’s Award. The award is bestowed upon deserving industry leaders by Gregory Bean, Chairman of the Bureau’s Board of Directors.
In another key role - Dan serves as the Co-Executive Director of the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area with Tim Donovan.
For complete Zenith Awards
luncheon information, please contact Jim Mahon at 330.374.8945 or firstname.lastname@example.org
An online version of the invitation is available on the “What’s New” page at www.visitakron-summit.org