Warren County CVB Recognized with 2 Awards from State Tourism Association

Warren County, Ohio (January 26, 2023) – The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) received two STAR Awards for its destination marketing efforts last Wednesday afternoon at the Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus’ (OACVB) Annual Conference.

Presented annually by the OACVB, the STAR (State Tourism Achievement Recognition) Awards serve to honor outstanding efforts made by Ohio-based convention and visitors bureaus in the marketing and promotion of their respective tourism destinations.

“The OACVB is a tremendous organization that does exceptional work for our industry and we’re honored to have once again earned their recognition this year,” said Phillip S. Smith, President & CEO of the WCCVB. “Our staff works hard every day to spread the word of Warren County and to grow the Ohio’s Largest Playground brand, so it’s always wonderful to have that effort commended.”

The WCCVB won first place honors for its online blog – Stories From The Playground - as well as a new series of print advertisements it debuted in 2022.
Previously, the WCCVB also earned seven RUBY (Recognizing Uncommon Brilliance Yearly) Awards at the Ohio Travel Association’s 2022 Ohio Conference on Travel this past October.

Tourism is the leading industry in Warren County, as the region welcomes more than 12 million visitors annually, generating an economic impact of $1.45 billion and supporting nearly 12,000 tourism-related jobs.

About the Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Warren County is Ohio’s Largest Playground®! With easy access from Interstates 71 and 75, visitors to Warren County can enjoy more activities within a 30-mile radius than anywhere else in Ohio. The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a professional destination marketing and management organization whose mission is to strengthen the community by advancing economic growth and vitality through tourism and overnight stays by encouraging significant participation by visitors in the local tourism economy. Tourism is the leading industry in Warren County. More than 12 million yearly visitors drive an economic impact of $1.45 billion and nearly 12,000 tourism-related jobs. For additional information, visit or call 513-204-1900.

Warren County is Ohio's Largest Playground®