Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Today, AQua, one of the country’s leading destination marketing and economic development organizations, received three Adrian Awards from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) for excellence in travel marketing at this year’s 65th anniversary celebrations. Recognized for creative and integrated activation with clients, visiting the Lauderdale and Bradenton Area Convention and Visitor Bureau, AQua’s work has won multiple Silver and Bronze Adrian Awards for digital, multimedia and experiential promotion.
Dave de Maggio, President of AQua Marketing & Communications, Inc., said: The agency’s destination is a world-class caliber of client partners and a testament to our agency’s ongoing campaign. “
A Silver Adrian Award in the AQua Public Relations category – a special event from Visit Lauderdale and two bronze awards for the Visitor’s Bureau, including the Bradenton Area Convention and Digital Marketing – Multimedia Series (video, animation) and Public Relations – Marketing. – Consumer. Both have been rewarded for their “Love It Like a Local” campaign.
“The HSMAI Adrian Awards recognizes the significant work done by industry to empower recovery in 2021,” said Robert A. President and CEO of Gilbert, CHME, CHBA, HSMAI “Hospitality and tourism professionals are facing increasing challenges that require innovation and expertise. The HSMAI is proud to acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of the leaders in sales, marketing, and revenue optimization with the Adrian Award. In recognition of the incredible work, we share the best practices that will continue to recover. “
The Adrian Awards Annual Celebration honors award-winning work and the people behind it with Lifetime Achievement Awards, HSMAI Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing and Revenue Optimization Awards, and more. The winning entry will be seen in the winners’ gallery on the Adrian Awards website after the March 30 celebration.