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Carolina Renaissance Festival

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Hotel Awards

Join VLN in nominating the Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville hoteliers who truly make Lake Norman stand out as a destination!  VLN is accepting nominations for its Making Waves Hotel Awards Program through the end of December.  Award categories are in guest services, sales, and management for hotel staff in Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville.

2014 Winners!! 

 Hotel Awards 2015

The 2014 award winners are Vanessa Burris, Housekeeper with the Davidson Village Inn (Outshines from the Front Lines), Laurine Desantis (not pictured), Guest Service Representative with the Comfort Inn & Suites in Cornelius (Outshines from the Front Lines), Jessica (JP) Piotrowski, Director of Sales with the Hampton in Lake Norman in Cornelius & Hampton Inn & Suites Huntersville (Stellar Seller) and Linda Huffman (not pictured), General Manager with the Clarion in Cornelius (Lead to Succeed). 

2013 Winners!!

 2013 Hotel Award Winners

The 2013 award winners were Joy Penninger, with the Davidson Village Inn (Outshines from the Front Lines), Cristal Moncur, with the Homewood Suites in Davidson (Stellar Seller) and Ernest Massey, with the Sleep Inn & Suites in Huntersville (Lead to Succeed). 

We are now accepting submissions for 2015!!  Nomination forms must be received by December 31, 2015.  Self nominations will not be accepted.  Award winners will be determined based on a combination of the number of nominations received and the descriptions on why he/she is deserving of the award.  The winners will be announced at VLN's annual Awards Reception in March 2016.   Email your award sumissions to Travis Dancy to