The Edmond Sun

May 17, 2013

Frontier Country Marketing Association, Edmond CVB win tourism industry awards

Special to The Sun

EDMOND — Frontier Country Marketing Association and several of its members were honored May 6 at the annual RedBud Awards Ceremony during National Tourism Week, May 4-12. Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb and “Discover Oklahoma” host Jenifer Reynolds presented the prestigious awards to the tourism industry at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City.

Frontier Country Marketing Association, representing the 12 central counties of Oklahoma, received the RedBud Award for Best Overall Marketing Campaign and the Merit Award for Best Partnership.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the Oklahoma tourism industry for our annual Trips on a Tank Full campaign and our new state-wide new sports marketing cooperative – GAMEPLAN OKLAHOMA,” said Sherri Rogers, executive director of Frontier Country Marketing Association. “We are also extremely proud of our Frontier Country members who received awards. We all work very hard to promote our area’s outstanding attractions, events and communities to make it a great place to live and visit.”

Included in those awards was Edmond Convention & Visitors Bureau’s “LibertyFest” marketing promotion, which received a Redbud award in the Outstanding Event category. There were 15 categories total.