Interlake Excellence: Celebrating Success at the Tourism Awards Night

What a Night!

We’re thrilled to announce that the Interlake Tourism Awards Event on Saturday, October 28, 2023, was a resounding success! With 120 guests, 20 outstanding nominees, and 12 deserving winners, it was an evening to remember.
Curious about the nominees and winners? Check out the Nomination Presentation to see the talent that shone that night!
A huge THANK YOU to all who attended and supported our event. Your presence and encouragement mean the world to us.
We want to send a very special thank you to the Churchill Tourism Development Committee, Frontiers North Adventures, and Wings Over Kississing for donating the Grand Prize Package – a Trip for Two to Churchill! With your partnership, we were able to fundraise $4,000…of which 50% of all proceeds are being donated to the Churchill Tourism Development Committee!
The contributions from our incredible community, visitors, members, and partners are the lifeblood of the Interlake’s tourism industry. You play a crucial role in creating vibrant music, art, and cultural events that make our region truly unique and exciting.
Let’s not forget the incredible Larters at St Andrews Golf, thank you so much for the amazing venue and meals! Your staff and space are magnificent, highly recommend this location for your next event!
Thank you all for making our region shine brighter than ever! ????

Our Awards Categories, Nominees, and Winners!

#1 Business Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Nominees Holiday Alley & (Winner) Wishme
#2 Employee of the Year
#3 Marketing Campaign of the Year (campaign over $2,500)
#4 Interlake Tourism non-Member Excellence Award
Nominees: Marvellous Meadows Golf and Grill & (Winner) The Famous Sandy Hook Pier
#5 Sustainable Tourism
Nominee/Winner: Oak Hammock Marsh
#6 Business of the Year–Large (more than 20 employees)
#7 Volunteer of the Year
#8 Marketing Campaign of the Year (campaign under $2,500)
Nominee/Winner: Lockport Community
#9 Indigenous Tourism
Nominees/Winners: Fisher River Cree Nation
#10 Interlake Tourism Member Excellence Award
Nominees: Woodlands Pioneer Museum & (Winner) Heather Hinam owner and creative genius at Second Nature Creative Interpretation
#11 Business of the Year–Small (fewer than 20 employees)
#12 Event of the Year