Montana Tourism Awards

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April 15–17, 2018

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Montana Tourism Awards / 2018 Finalists

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Awarded for an outstanding tourism-related marketing campaign (including any combination of paid, owned or earned media) executed within the past calendar year.


Event of the Year

Recognizes the potential for outstanding special events to drive visitation and economic impact to Montana and its communities. Events may be annual or one-time but must have occurred within the past calendar year.


Heritage and Cultural Tourism Award

Recognizes institutions, individuals or organizations for contributions to the promotion and celebration of Montana’s unique history and cultural heritage as an important attraction for visitors and Montana residents alike. This award could recognize specific attractions (museums, historical societies, libraries, events) or individuals for extraordinary accomplishment in promoting our heritage and cultural amenities.


Film Friendly Community

This special award recognizes the positive economic impacts of film and media production and its potential to influence visitation to Montana. It is awarded to a community that's welcoming to production and actively engages to support it.


Community of the Year

Acknowledges communities exemplifying the second Montana Brand pillar of "vibrant and charming small towns that serve as gateways to our natural wonders."


Tourism Ambassador

Presented for a history of dedication and significant positive contributions to tourism at the community, regional or statewide scales. 


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