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Effective as of June 24: North Carolina remains in Phase 2 of reopening. Restaurants, salons/personal care businesses, and pools are open at 50% capacity and there is a statewide requirement for face coverings where social distancing is not possible. More Resources


Hospitality Awards

VLN is excited to announce the expansion of the current "Making Waves Hospitality Awards"! Along with hotels, so many other hospitality industry businesses contribute to the destination that is Lake Norman. Begin submitting your nominations for new categories including dining, event, venue and hospitality hero awards. Deadline for submitting is January 31, 2020 and winners will be announced at the annual awards luncheon ceremony.

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATIONS! It's time to recognize the partners that make Lake Norman such a great place to visit. Please visit each page to submit your nominations for each category! 

Congratulations to the 2018 Hospitality Award Winners! The three hotel award category winners are Akeem Mack, Chief Engineer for the Homewood Suites by Hilton - Davidson for the guest service representative category, Anja Kruger, Area Sales Manager for the Residence Inn and Courtyard by Marriott - Charlotte Northlake Mall for the sales category and Mariano Doble, Owner for the Davidson Village Inn for the management category. Additional award winners include Dressler's Restaurant for restaurant of the year, the Lake Norman Fall Classic operated by Lake Norman Soccer Club for event of the year and Sweet Magnolia Estate for venue of the year. The John Kurti Unsung Hospitality Hero category award winner recognizes an individual that goes above and beyond to make Lake Norman a great destination and was awarded to JD Weber with the Lake Norman Tennis Association. 



Heidi Hansen
Thank you to keynote speaker, Heidi Hansen during the awards luncheon last year.