The Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Wins 2 Gold Awards



HammondJanuary 2006 – The Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau has won 2 gold awards and 1 honorable mention from the 2005 MarCom Creative Awards.

MarCom Creative Awards is an international competition for marketing and communication programs and is part of one of the oldest and well known communications awards: The Communicator Awards. The competition is open to all individuals, companies and organizations involved in producing any kind of communication materials.

The 2005 Lake County Visitor’s Guide won a gold award in the Magazine Category. The Visitor’s Guide is Lake County’s exclusive distribution piece that highlights local attractions, accommodations, and restaurants.

The “Innovations” logo also won a gold award in the Creativity/Design and Logo Category. The “Innovations” logo was created for an exhibit held at the Indiana Welcome Center this past year. The exhibit showcased local pioneers in Lake County who demonstrated a commitment to innovation in technical and non-technical areas.

Andrea Rivera, the creator of the “Innovations” logo, is the Marketing Designer at the CVB. “The success of Ms. Rivera illustrates the marriage of her talents and the technology invested in the organization,” stated Speros A. Batistatos, President/CEO of the LCCVB.

The MarCom honorable mention went to the Lake County Visitors Bureau’s webpage,

Winners of the MarCom Creative Awards are recognized for their quality, creativity and resourcefulness and are judged by industry professionals. More than 4,000 professionals and organizations from all over the world entered the 2005 competition.

The Lake County Convention and Visitors Bureau is a sales and marketing organization that to leads and supports the visitor industry through the marketing and development of the county.


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