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Annual Meeting & Tourism Awards

Stone Tower Winery - May 9, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Visit Loudoun celebrated the tourism industry on May 9 at its 28th Annual Meeting and Awards. The event, which took place at Stone Tower Winery, honored numerous partners, celebrated the 40th anniversary of Loudoun’s wine industry and recognized Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton for her support of the agritourism industry.


Check our list of Tourism Award Recipients:


Tourism Manager of the Year

Chris Suarez, General Manager, Bear Chase Brewing Company


Back-of-the House Hero

Luke Haley, Sr. Maintenance Supervisor, National Conference Center


Front-of-the-House Hero

Eduardo Alvarenga, Guest Service Agent, Candlewood Suites Sterling


Loudoun Certified Tourism Ambassador of the Year

Cheri Shields


Diversity in Travel

Loudoun Art Tours


Tourism Event of the Year

US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Soccer Tournament, US Youth Soccer


Community Event of the Year

Leesburg Flower & Garden Festival, Town of Leesburg


Tourism Marketing Promotion/PR Campaign

Leesburg Loves Dog, Town of Leesburg Economic Development of the Year


Judy Patterson Award

Loudoun Wineries & Winegrowers Association


Steve Hines Partner of the Year

Old Ox Brewery


Premier Sponsor


Loudoun County annual mtg logo


Signature Sponsor


stone tower winery


BF Saul Hospitality

    Gold Sponsors

Salamander - Middleburg   Lansdowne annual mtg logo    SavoirFare    Loudoun Wineries Assoc

   Patron Sponsors

   Bow Tie Strategies        Loudoun B and B GuildLoudoun County Brewers Association

VP Events Logo 2Bakerture Photo  Artistic Concept Group


Table Sponsors & Contributors


Curated Events

Experience Bluemont

Firedog Entertainment

Ford's Fish Shack

John Marshall Bank

SpeedPro Northern Virginia

The National Conference Center

Town of Leesburg

Town of Middleburg

Washington Airports Task Force