Waco Convention Center & Visitors Bureau Receives Awards

Published on September 08, 2023

Convention Center Awards Received
On Thursday, August 31, the Waco Convention Center & Visitors Bureau swept the 2023 Destination Excellence Awards Ceremony. Waco CVB won in every category they entered with four first place awards and one second place win. All entries were in the over $1 million budget category at the Texas Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus' Annual Conference.  

Waco CVB won awards for their innovative destination marketing projects including: 

  • 1st Place Best Leisure/Tourism Marketing Campaign
    The "GetaWaco" campaign with pre-planned itineraries for families, friend groups, and couples. 

  • 1st Place Community/Local Engagement Promotion
    Pop-up markets with the recently unveiled Mobile Welcome Center for National Travel & Tourism Week.

  • 1st Place Public Relations
    The Eclipse Over Texas: Live from Waco event campaign including website creation, promotional items, and town hall production. 

  • 1st Place Video, Storytelling, & Podcast Series
    The "We Are Waco" video series produced by the City of Waco Communications & Marketing Department features local entrepreneurs to encourage visitors to shop local. 

  • 2nd Place Meeting & Convention Promotion
    The "Go for the W" campaign, which was designed to associate having a convention or sporting event in Waco with a WIN. 

Congratulations to the Waco CVB team! Thank you for promoting our great community to visitors.