Still time to submit nominations for upcoming Tourism Awards – Deadline Extended!

Tourism Westman invites you to nominate an individual, business, organization or community within the region that has made significant contributions to the tourism industry!

The 16th Annual Tribute to Tourism Awards Gala will be taking place on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Prairie Firehouse in Brandon, MB starting at 6:00 p.m.



Choose the category or categories you wish to submit a nomination for:

Aspiring Youth – This tribute award is presented to an individual under the age of 29 years in their capacity as a volunteer, employee, or entrepreneur.

Event of the Year – This tribute award is presented to a hallmark festival or event that creates substantial economic impact within the local community, attracts visitors from outside the region/province/country, generates regional/national media attention and positively promotes Southwest Manitoba.

Marketing Excellence – This tribute award is presented to a business, organization, event, or attraction that has developed an effective traditional, digital or social media marketing campaign that increases tourism to Southwest Manitoba.

Partnership – This tribute award is presented to an alliance of local businesses and/or organizations and/or communities that have partnered together to promote tourism for a particular area.

Service Excellence – This tribute award is presented to a business or organization for the delivery of exemplary service and enhancement of visitor experiences as demonstrated through a high degree of visitor satisfaction.

Volunteer of the Year – This tribute award is presented to a volunteer (a person who has not received payment) who has demonstrated an outstanding effort in a tourism activity.

Indigenous Tourism – This tribute award is presented to an Indigenous product, service or experience that demonstrates cultural authenticity and sensitivity to the ecological, cultural and economic integrity of the community.


Download the desired Nomination Form(s):

2019 Nomination Form – Aspiring Youth

2019 Nomination Form – Event of the Year

2019 Nomination Form – Marketing Excellence

2019 Nomination Form – Partnership

2019 Nomination Form – Service Excellence

2019 Nomination Form – Volunteer of the Year

2019 Nomination Form – Indigenous Tourism


Complete all sections of the nomination form and save the form to your computer. Email the document as an attachment to before 4:30 pm (CST), Friday, May 10, 2019.

*NOTE: any late submissions will not be considered eligible for consideration.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to e-mail or call 1-888-303-2232.

Thank You!