2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – National Governor’s Association Summer Meeting

2018 Product Development – Outstanding Event Finalist Kesselman Jones, Inc. What is your favorite part about the event/attraction/experience? During our second event of the meeting, the burning of Tio Coco, every guest had their phone in the air, catching every second of the festivities. The look on people’s faces as soon as the lights went up was one of glee, … Read More

2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – Light Among The Ruins

2018 Product Development – Outstanding Event Finalist InPress LLC, on Behalf of The Village of Jemez Springs What is your favorite part about the event/attraction/experience? This is both a cultural and spiritual holiday experience that continues to bring more visitors each year, who can expect a memorable experience. What does being a finalist mean to you? I am proud to … Read More

2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – Caribbean Cruise Ship Raffle

2018 Marketing – Best Digital Finalist Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum Foundation What was your favorite part about the campaign? My favorite part of the campaign is that the winner of the cruise raffle lived in Indiana, which shows that the digital marketing I do for the Balloon Museum does not just reach people in New Mexico, but all over … Read More

2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – Tour of the Gila

2018 Marketing – Best Digital Finalist SkyWest Media What was your favorite part about the campaign? As part of this campaign, besides meeting cyclists from all over the world, one of the absolute highlights was organizing school visits by the professional cyclists from Australia, Columbia, Mexico, Canada, and other countries, including the U.S.. The coverage of these school visits was … Read More

2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – The New VisitABQ.org

2018 Marketing – Best Digital Finalist Visit Albuquerque What was your favorite part about the campaign? Launching the new site! And also hearing from happy visitors that the website has made their travel planning an easier, more fun experience. What is something you learned from this campaign? A website project is never complete! What does being a finalist mean to … Read More

2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – 2018 Elements of ABQ Press Trip

2018 Marketing – Most Innovative Campaign Finalist Visit Albuquerque Turner PR What was your favorite part about the campaign? Meeting new people and getting to introduce them to Albuquerque. We love seeing people’s reactions to this city, which typically include being pleasantly surprised and astonished about how much there is to do here, and how unique and authentic the area … Read More

2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – Jolt Your Off Road Journey

2018 Marketing – Most Innovative Campaign Finalist Farmington Conventions & Visitors Bureau Griffin & Assoc. XYNERGY What was your favorite part about the campaign? The way that we are able to incorporate social media, the programmatic buy on Amazon and billboards. What is something you learned from this campaign? When a campaign resonates with a travel group, you really can … Read More

2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – Santa Fe 2926

2018 Product Development – Best New Experience Finalist New Mexico Steam Locomotive & Railroad Historical Society What is your favorite part about the event/attraction/experience? Learning about New Mexico’s rail history and the mechanics of big steam from our knowledgeable tour guides; Watching the drama unfold as the volunteer workers attend to the locomotive. What does being a finalist mean to … Read More

2018 Top Hat Finalist Spotlight – Best in Show Night

2018 Product Development – Best New Experience Finalist Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup Arts What is your favorite part about the event/attraction/experience? Celebrating artists of our Greater Gallup area for a one-night only experience in the heart of our downtown, exhibiting some of the most fabulous contemporary Native American handmade pieces, paired with historic pieces of yesteryear. What does being … Read More