Annual Event Calendar

Annual Event Calendar

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Monthly Calendar of Events

Monthly Calendar of Events

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Awards & Accolades

Destination Marketing Association of North Carolina (DMANC) (State-Wide Recognition) 
  • 2015 Platinum Award - Best Collateral - LN Wedding & Special Events Comprehensive Venue Guide
  • 2015 Platinum Award - Best Online Communications - Capture Lake Norman Photo Contest
  • Staff 2015
  • 2014 Gold Award - Best Print Advertising - Group Market: Great Lake Living Magazine
  • 2014 Innovation Award - Destination Excellence in Workforce Development: Ambassador Program
  • 2013 Gold Award - Best Outreach/Annual Report: FY2012 Annual Report
  • 2013 Gold Award - Best Print Advertising - Leisure Market: 2013 Charlotte Official Visitors Guide
  • 2012 Platinum Award - Best Outreach/Annual Report: FY2011 Annual Report
  • 2012 Platinum Award - Best Marketing Initiative: Travel = Jobs Campaign
  • 2012 Platinum Award - Best Newsletter/E-News: Calendar of Events Multi-Media Presentation & Distribution 
  • 2011 Platinum Award - Best Outreach/Communications: FY2010 Annual Report
  • 2011 Platinum Award - Best Newsletter: Calendar of Events Multi-Media Presentation & Distribution 
  • 2011 Platinum Award - Best Online Marketing Initiative: VisitLakeNorman.org Soccer Series Tournament Marketing Campaign to Drive Website Traffic and Recognition 
  • 2011 Gold Award - Best Print Advertising - Group Market: Mothers of Multiples Media Ad2010 DMANC Award
  • 2011 Innovation Award - Excellence in Workforce Development:  Ambassador Amazing Race
  • 2011 Innovation Award - Community Partnerships:  Senior Day Open House
  • 2011 Outstanding Marketing Campaign:  National Finalist by the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC): "Bass is Back" Campaign
  • 2011 Outstanding Web Presence National Finalist by NASC: VisitLakeNorman.org Soccer Series Campaign
  • 2011 Partnership Award by the National Wheelchair Basketball Association for the International Tournament of Champions
  • 2010 Platinum Award - Best Newsletter: Visit Lake Norman's Event Calendar Distribution
  • 2010 Platinum Award - Best Print Advertising Leisure Market: "Even Our Fish Have Personality" Campaign
  • 2010 Gold Award - Best Community Outreach: Tourism is Economic Development ~ Why We Matter
  • 2010 Gold Award - Best Marketing Initiative: Website Banner Ads/Community Connections Broadcast
  • 2010 Gold Award - Best Print Adverting - Group Market: "A Niche for Every Itch" American Bus Association CampaignAwards 2
  • 2010 Innovation Award - Community Partnerships:  Dine Out For Scouts Restaurant/Non-Profit Partnership Program
  • 2009 Platinum Award - Best Niche Marketing: Walmart FLW National Guard Open "Kickin' Bass" Campaign
  • 2009 Innovation Award - Excellence in Workforce Development: Volunteer Lunch & Learn Series
  • 2009 Innovation Award - Stakeholder Relations:  Information Road Show
  • 2008 Gold Award - Best 2008 AwardLocal Constituents Communications - Newsletters: Lake Link Articles
  • 2007 Gold Award - Best Local Constituents Communications: Events Calendar Display
  • 2007 Innovation Award - Best Human Capital Productivity: Volunteer Incentive Program
  • 2007 Innovation Award - Best Bureau Community Partnerships: National 2008 Award Bowling Tournament Pin Sweep
  • 2007 Innovation Award - Best Bureau Community Partnerships: Visitor Center Seasonal Partnerships 
  • 2006 Gold Award - Best Local Constituents Communications: Events awards 3Calendar Display
  • 2005 Gold Award - Best Consumer Print Advertising: 2nd Annual Lake Norman CVB Gala /Lake Norman Casino Night Print Ad
  • 2004 Platinum Award - Best Newsletter Constituents: Events Calendar Display2006 DMANC Award
Partnership Awards (Regional)
  • 2011 Partnership Award by the National Wheelchair Basketball Association for the International Tournament of Champions
  • 2009 Partnership Award by the North Meck Soccer Club for the VisitLakeNorman.org Kickoff
  • 2008 Partnership Award by the Arthritis Foundation for Jingle Bell Run
  • 2007 Partnership Award by the United States Bowling Congress for the Women's National Championships
American Bus Association (ABA) (National)
  • 2010 Top 100 Event by the American Bus Association for Carolina Renaissance Festival
National Association of Sports Commisisons (National)

Award finalist at National Association of Sport Commission's (NASC) 2012 Sports Event Symposium in two categories: Outstanding Marketing Campaign (BASS is Back) and Outstanding Web Presence (VisitLakeNorman.org Soccer Series). VLN was the only North Carolina Convention & Visitors Bureau to be named finalists.