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NETTA 2013 Pinnacle Awards

Commissioner Whitaker with 2013 Pinnacle WinnersCommissioner Whitaker with 2013 Pinnacle WinnersCongratulations to the recipients of the 2013 Pinnacle Awards presented recently at the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association’s 16th annual luncheon and ceremony.  The Pinnacles celebrate tourism’s peak performers (individuals, groups, businesses and organizations) that significantly contribute to the region's economy through tourism promotion and development. 

The Johnson City CVB received three Pinnacle Award recognitions at NETTA's Annual Meeting. The CVB was presented the Best of Show for the Southern Dozen promotional videos, an Award of Merit in Special Effects for the 2012 ASA/USA Girl's 18 and under Class A National Championship and a third award for the Southern dozen videos in the Advertising and Promotions category.


Other winners included:

Special Events - Municipalities Classification

2012 Historic Jonesborough Holiday Tour of Homes, Town of Jonesborough

Special Events -Hospitality Organizations Classification

Mumford & Sons Bristol Stopover Tour, Bristol CVB

Special Projects - Municipalities Classification

The Bristol Brand…Taking It To The Streets, City of Bristol VA

Public Relations -Municipalities Classification

The Building That Built Partnerships: Bristol, Virginia School Administration Building, City of Bristol VA

Public Relations -Hospitality Organization Classification

Bristol Sign Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness, Bristol CVB


Don Raines

Public Relations -Municipalities Classification

The Rails That Lead to Bristol, City of Bristol TN – Dept. of Community Relations

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