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Visit Bloomington Presents 2016 Tourism Awards

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For Immediate Release
December 19, 2016
Media Contact: Mike McAfee, Executive Director  
Mike@visitbloomington.com, 812-355-7720

Visit Bloomington Presents 2016 Tourism Awards

Bloomington, IN - Visit Bloomington presented 2016 Tourism Awards to ten local businesses, organizations or individuals on December 16 at the Monroe Convention Center. The following award recipients were selected because of their positive contributions to the area's tourism industry and continued valuable marketing partnerships with Visit Bloomington:

Big Event - Limestone Comedy Festival
Tastemaker - Cardinal Spirits
Health Nut - Monroe Lake
Cream and Crimson - Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
Lifelong Learner - Lilly Library
Pragmatic Planner - Go Express Travel
Pragmatic Planner - Hyatt Place
Idealist - One World Enterprises
Friend of Tourism - Carol Wilson
Friend of Tourism - Iris Kiesling

“We are pleased to recognize these wonderful partners who contribute greatly to our industry and make Bloomington and Monroe County a better place to work, visit and live," says Mike McAfee, Executive Director at Visit Bloomington.

Tourism is a major growing industry in Bloomington and Monroe County, supporting 7,611 jobs and over $362 million in visitor spending. For more information on the tourism industry and its impact on the local economy, please visit www.visitbloomington.com/about-us.