The award was presented on Thursday evening at the Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit in
Nominated by Maryland State Delegate Jim Mathias, the “Rodney” campaign was recognized by state tourism officials for its success in increasing tourism in
In the second year of the campaign,
“We are thrilled to have our Rodney campaign recognized by Maryland Tourism officials,” said Mayor Rick Meehan. “It is quite an honor to be recognized and we are most appreciative of Delegate Mathias’ support in submitting the nomination for the award.”
Ocean City Tourism Director Deb Turk and Communications Manager Donna Abbott accepted the award on behalf of the town at the Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit awards banquet held Thursday evening at the Loew’s Annapolis Hotel. The summit and banquet were attended by over 200 tourism officials and business representatives from across the state.