St. Lawrence County Tourism Awards dinner slated for June 5 in Potsdam
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 5:53 am

CANTON – The fourth St. Lawrence County Tourism Awards dinner will kick off the summer tourism season, while recognizing two awardees Wednesday, June 5 at the Potsdam Town and Country Club.

The “Best to the Guest” Tourism Excellence award will be presented to Nicandri Nature Center, Massena. The award recognizes a business or organization who shows “commitment to an excellent guest experience, customer service, unique offerings, and attention to detail, which brings pride to St. Lawrence County.” The award is chosen based on nominations and reviews from Facebook, Tripadvisor, Google and Yelp.

The “Best Destination Marketing Initiative” will be presented to the Ogdensburg International Airport this year. This award recognizes the effort to implement an outstanding tourism marketing initiative raising awareness and attracting visitors to St. Lawrence County.

The Tourism Awards dinner is open to community leaders and tourism industry partners, businesses and interested parties. An overview of the tourism industry will be presented along with a brief presentation on sports tourism.

Everyone is invited to bring their brochures, rack cards and information to a brochure swap in the parking lot at 4:30 p.m.

Happy hour with live music by Andy VanDuyne and Michael Welch will begin at 5 p.m., followed by dinner, presentations and awards at 6 p.m.

Reservations can be made by calling the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at 315-386-4000, emailing [email protected], or by going online to

The cost for the event is $42 per person.