Wisconsin Tourism Trailblazer Award

2019 Entry Form | Entry Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019

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. Complete the entry form below or if you prefer, download the 2019 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, 2018 and September 30, 2019.
  • 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 Membership Engagement 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 entry 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