Governor's Tourism awards

Wisconsin tourism continues to be a massive economic force because we dream big. The Governor's Tourism Awards recognize individuals, businesses and destinations that turn creative dreams into exceptional results, leaving a lasting impact on Wisconsin's tourism industry. Nominees are submitted by industry peers and award recipients are announced at the Governor's Dinner. The Governor's Tourism Awards celebration is a WIGCOT highlight. 

Governor's Tourism Awards Categories 

  • Legacy Award
  • Rising Star Award
  • Innovation Award
  • Service Excellence Award
  • Arts, Culture & Heritage Award
  • Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, & Inclusion Award

For more information and to submit nomination forms, please visit the Governor's Tourism Awards Information Site The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, January 31, 2024. 

For assistance uploading your nomination, please contact Heidi at 608-261-6272 or

March 10-12, 2024