Warren County CVB Recognized with 7 Awards from State Association

Warren County, Ohio (December 21, 2018) – The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) received seven STAR Awards for its destination marketing efforts Thursday afternoon at the Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus’ (OACVB) 2018 President’s Luncheon.

Presented annually by the OACVB, the STAR (State Tourism Achievement Recognition) Awards serve to honor outstanding efforts made by Ohio 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 earned their recognition here this afternoon,” 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.”

This year’s STAR Awards included 12 different categories subdivided into three budget levels. Warren County competed in the highest budget level alongside such CVBs as Cincinnati and Cleveland.  

The WCCVB won first place honors in the STAR Awards’ Blog, Social Media and Promotional Video categories, as well as second place honors in the Newsletter, Web Site, Social Media and Print Ad categories.

Tourism is the leading industry in Warren County, as the region welcomes more than 12 million visitors annually, generating an economic impact of $1.24 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 $1.24 billion and 11,666 tourism-related jobs. For additional information, visit, call 513-204-1900 or visit the WCCVB on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram