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2018 Hall of Fame Dinner


2018 New Mexico Tourism Hall of Fame

Inductees will be announced at the 2018 New Mexico True Governor’s Conference on Hospitality during the Hall of Fame Dinner on Tuesday, May 8th.

CRITERIA for Tourism Hall of Fame Nomination

A nominee is defined as an individual, alive or deceased, an icon (such as Smokey Bear), or a group of two or more people who have cooperatively enhanced New Mexico tourism. The individuals honored as inductees live, or have lived, in New Mexico and have made substantial and sustained contributions to the state’s tourism industry through leadership and service as follows:

  • The nominee has made a significant contribution toward improving the national/international recognition of the positive aspects of vacationing in New Mexico; and/or
  • The nominee has improved the understanding of New Mexico residents regarding the attractions of this state and/or the economic development benefits of tourism for the state; and/or
  • The nominee has positively impacted the tourism industry in New Mexico by bringing special attention to the state’s attributes; and has served in the New Mexico industry for at least ten years.
  • The nominee has contributed to improving the business climate for tourism-related businesses in New Mexico, or facilitated the efforts of others to accomplish those ends.


Nominations will OPEN 3/1/2018

Nominations will CLOSE 3/23/2018


2018 AdWallet New Mexico Tourism Hall of Fame Dinner


Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

--- Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino ---

Mescalero, NM

5:30PM – 6:30PM
Hall of Fame Reception
6:30PM – 9:00PM
Hall of Fame Dinner


Register for the 2018 AdWallet New Mexico Tourism Hall of Fame Reception & Dinner


The Hall of Fame Dinner is an annual event during the Governor's Conference where the industry recognizes an individual or group who has cooperatively enhanced New Mexico tourism.  Click to learn more about the 2018 AdWallet New Mexico Tourism Hall of Fame Dinner, including past inductees.



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