Awards

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Visit Lubbock has received regional,
statewide and national recognition for the
team’s implementation of innovative marketing programs and strategies. 

Recent Recognition

Best Western Cowboy Town for 2016 from True West Magazine

The editors and writers of True West Magazine meet once per year to determine the Best Western Cowboy Town in America. Lubbock won the 2016 title based on the city’s western-themed events, heritage attractions and much more.

2014 Idea Fair Awards from Texas Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (TACVB)

In 2014, Visit Lubbock was the recipient of four honorable awards at the TACVB Idea Fair during the organization’s annual conference. Visit Lubbock took home People’s Choice Awards for the National Travel & Tourism Week Campaign and Local Awareness Campaign. They also took home the Judges’ Choice Awards for Website and National Travel & Tourism Week Campaign.

2014 Readers’ Choice Award from SportsEvents Media Group

Lubbock Sports was the recipient of a 2014 Readers’ Choice Award from SportsEvents Media Group. SportsEvents Media Group is the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States and Canada.

2014 Editors’ Picks List of ConventionSouth’s “The South’s Best Destination Apps and Mobile Sites”

The editors of ConventionSouth, a national multimedia resource for planning events that are held within the South, named Visit Lubbock one of “The South’s Best Destination Apps and Mobile Sites.”

2013 Idea Fair Awards from TACVB

In 2013, Visit Lubbock was the recipient of four honorable awards at the TACVB Idea Fair during the organization’s annual conference. Visit Lubbock took home People’s Choice Awards for Advertising Campaign and Local Awareness Campaign. They also took home the Judges’ Choice Awards for Local Awareness Campaign and National Travel & Tourism Week Campaign.

2013 Readers’ Choice Award from ConventionSouth

Throughout the year, ConventionSouth asked meeting professionals to nominate the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites were then compiled onto an online ballot where meeting professionals and fans were asked to vote for the best of the best. More than 6,500 voters participated in the 2013 selection process – the highest vote count ever recorded.

2013 Readers’ Choice Award from SportsEvents Media Group

Lubbock Sports received a Readers’ Choice Award from SportsEvents Media Group in 2013. Nominations consisted of sports commissions, convention and visitors bureaus or sports events venues. Winners were chosen by online voters who believe these organizations display exemplary creativity and professionalism toward the groups they host. SportsEvents Media Group is the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States and Canada.

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