HOTie Awards

Congratulations to this year's 2016 HOTie Award Recipients

Click here to see all the photos from the 2016 Tourism Awards Celebration.

 

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE TOURISM AWARDS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2016. THE NOMINATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED.

Hastings County is hosting its fifth annual HOTie Awards program to give recognition to the significant achievements made by tourism businesses and organizations within Hastings County. In addition, there are the Bay of Quinte Tourism awards program (see below for details). Winners for both award programs will be announced at the Tourism Awards Celebration on Friday, October 21st at The River Inn in Corbyville, ON.

HOTie Awards

The HOTie Awards were created to give recognition to the tourism businesses, organizations and individuals who have made significant achievements from September 2015 to August 2016.

Categories for awards include:

1) Tourism Champion of the Year
2) Festival of the Year
3) MVP of the Year

An organization and/or individual may nominate themselves and/or another business, organization and/or individual. Nominees must be located within Hastings County, not including the Cities of Belleville and Quinte West.

2nd Annual Bay of Quinte Tourism Awards

The Bay of Quinte Tourism Awards were created to give recognition to the tourism businesses, organizations and individuals who have excelled at social media marketing and are exemplary champions of the Bay of Quinte region.

Categories for awards include:

1) Social Media Award
2) Brand Ambassador Award

An organization and/or individual may nominate themselves and/or another organization and/or individual. Nominees must be located within the Bay of Quinte Tourism region.

Submit a nomination today!

Download our Nomination Award Criteria form and submit a hardcopy application, or complete our online Nomination Award form. You will receive a follow-up email to confirm your application and ensure that you have provided all the necessary information for an acceptable nomination.

Drop-off a hardcopy in-person at one of the following locations:

  • Hastings County, Planning & Development Office - 235 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, ON  K8N 3A9 ATTN: Kasey Rogerson
  • Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, Carley Irwin - 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft, ON  K0L 1C0
  • Madoc & District Chamber of Commerce, Leigh Anne Lavender - 20 Davidson St., Madoc, ON  K0K 2K0

 


Congratulations to the 2016 HOTie Award recipients!

Click here to see all the photos from the 2016 Tourism Awards Celebration.

 

Congratulations to the 2015 HOTie Award recipients!

Click here to see all the photos from the 2015 Tourism Awards Celebration.

Congratulations to the 2014 HOTie Award recipients!

Click here to see all the photos from the 2014 Tourism Awards Celebration.

Congratulations to the 2013 HOTie Award recipients!

Click here to see all the photos from the 2013 Tourism Awards Celebration.

Congratulations to the 2012 HOTie Award recipients!

  • Business of the Year - Old Hastings Mercentile & Gallery and Tweed News
  • Organization of the Year - Marmora SnoFest
  • MVP (Individual) of the Year - Marc Forget (The Marmora Miner's Loop) and Janice Chrysler (Hastings County Wellness)
  • Festival of the Year - Grail Springs Lady Faire Summer Conference and Festival for Women
  • Event of the Year - Marmora SnoFest
  • Rookie of the Year - Tammy Latchford (Bella Ever After Boutique)

Click here to view photos from the 2012 Tourism Awards Celebration.