Wisconsin Tourism Trailblazer Award

2017 Entry Form | Entry Deadline: Monday, October 6, 2017

The Wisconsin Tourism Trailblazers awards recognize Wisconsin tourism organizations for outstanding marketing and partnership initiatives in an effort to increase the visibility of Wisconsin's tourism industry and destination marketing organizations. For those of you that would rather print and mail in your entry form, download the 2017 Trailblazer Entry Form.


  • Open to all Wisconsin tourism-related businesses and organizations.
  • Nominations completed by advertising and marketing agencies must be submitted in the name of the client.
  • All entries must have been executed between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017.
  • No limit on the number of entries per organization.
  • When applicable, entries should include original support materials. Materials can be emailed to jhertel@escapetowisconsin.com or sent via USPS to:
    • WACVB
    • PO Box 248
    • 2480 Monaghan Way
    • Sun Prairie, WI 53590
  • Entry materials will not be returned.

Judging Criteria

The WI Assoc. of CVBs Education Team will judge entries based on whether they meets the projects' objectives as well as exhibit creativity, quality and effectiveness. Form must be complete for the nomination to be considered.

For questions, jhertel@escapetowisconsin.com or call 608-837-6693.

Outstanding Marketing and Communications Initiative or Campaign

Outstanding Partnerships

Please provide the following information about your project:

Wisconsin Tourism Partners

  • SportsWisconsin.com
  • WITourismFederation.org
  • Meetinwisconsin.com
  • TravelWisconsin.com