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Annual Meeting | Portland MaineMembers Visit Portland Events
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Annual Meeting | Portland MaineMembers Visit Portland Events
Annual Meeting | Portland MaineMembers Visit Portland Events
Annual Meeting | Portland MaineMembers Visit Portland Events
Annual Meeting | Portland MaineMembers Visit Portland Events
Annual Meeting | Portland MaineMembers Visit Portland Events
Annual Meeting | Portland MaineMembers Visit Portland Events
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Visit Portland's Annual Meeting


"Tourism Matters"


NETWORKING TRADE SHOW, AWARDS CEREMONY, EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS

Connect + Honor Community Leaders

The 36th Annual Meeting will be held on April  9, 2018

Hosted at The Point Community Center in South Portland

Save the date... invites with agenda and workshops will be coming out in February 2018






Thank you for joining us in celebrating our 35th year in 2017
As our destination rises to new levels, so should your DMO, and we're prepared to make you proud
If you missed the 2017 meeting "Destination Rising", watch our big announcement here


Awards

Videos produced by Joe Genender,  At Your Service Video


HOSPITALITY + TOURISM EXCELLENCE


Presented to a business whose values, efforts, and achievements best represent to visitors the authentic nature of the Greater Portland region. This business has contributed in numerous ways to our region’s reputation by providing creative thinking, world-class products and services, and exemplary customer service, which enhance our destination’s appeal among visitors, as well as those who work and live here.

2017 Winner: Allagash Brewing Company

2016: State Theatre & Port City Music Hall
2015: Maine Foodie Tours
2014: Coffee By Design


MEMBER OF THE YEAR ~ FOR CREATIVITY + STEWARDSHIP

Presented to a member whose innovative approach toward tourism inspires and motivates both visitors and industry leaders. Their commitment to community, quality, and service is proven by their creative and deliberate focus on charity, philanthropy, and environment.

2017 Winner: Inn by the Sea

2016 (for Leadership + Education): USM Tourism + Hospitality Degree Program
2015 (for Leadership + Innovation):  Amtrak 


BRING YOURS HOME AWARD

Presented to the local organization whose commendable efforts produced the convention with the largest economic impact.

Winner: MENADO (the Maine North Atlantic Development Office at Maine International Trade Center)
MENADO served as the Secretariat for the Arctic Council meetings in Maine in 2016, including the Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials meeting that was held in Portland October 4-6.


BEACON AWARD


Presented to the member who is an icon in the Greater Portland, achieved through continuing passion, excellence, and consistency. This business is a shining example of Greater Portland’s unique character, and is recognized and anticipated by visitors and locals alike.

Winner: Becky's Diner


G.E.M. AWARD (GOING THE EXTRA MILE)

Recognize outstanding hospitality employees who "Go the Extra Mile". Exceptional hospitality is the cornerstone of our visitor's experience and why they choose to come back or not.

Nominated employees receive recognition with a "GEM" lapel pin and be featured on our Facebook & LinkedIn pages. One winner a year receives the coveted G.E.M. AWARD in front of fellow peers.

Sandy Trend, L.L.Bean
Tom Macisso, Nonantum Resort


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