CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The 2023 CVB Tourism & Hospitality awards ceremony was held on Wednesday at Fife Street Brewing.
The event recognized local entities in a variety of categories including Most Impactful Event, Best Food Experience, Best Tourism and Investment Project, and many more, with meticulously crafted awards contributed by Bear Wood Company.
City of Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin said of the event, “Tourism is big business in our Capital City – in large part because of robust partnerships, continued collaboration, and a unified vision for the future.”
The full list of winners for the 2023 CVB Tourism & Hospitality awards as announced by Charleston WV Convention & Visitors Bureau is as follows:
Most Impactful Event: Charleston Sternwheel Regatta
Best Earned Media: Mountain Stage Radio Show for 40 Years on Mountain Stage in Rolling Stone
Most Significant Transformation: Charleston
Coliseum & Convention Center
Best Food Experience: Phat Daddy’s on Da Tracks
Best Tourism Investment Project: City of Charleston, WV for the turf field project.
Best Collaboration: Brewers Row, Short Story Brewing Charleston, Bad Shepherd Beer Company and Fife Street Brewing
Best New Business: Country Roads Tours
Game Changer: Chef Paul Smith
President’s Award: Kelli Peters – Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center
Mayor’s Award: Andy Shea – Charleston Dirty