8th Annual

Somerset County Salute to Tourism

Drawing Inspiration from Chaos

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The Somerset County Salute to Tourism Awards is presented by Somerset County Tourism to bring you a unique program focused on our vibrant tourism economy and to recognize the world renowned institutions that call Somerset County, NJ home.

Salute to Tourism

2020 may be remembered as the most challenging year EVER for members of the Tourism industry. Volatile market conditions and plunging demand pushed us to the brink, yet our members enacted inspired strategies to not only survive but THRIVE!

Please join us for a panel of Somerset County Tourism professionals who truly made lemonade from lemons in 2020. Hear their stories, from conception to execution, of overcoming the countless obstacles they faced. Find out how they reached their audiences, rolled out new products and even pivoted their business models to endure.

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Vinnie Cicerale

Director of Sales & Marketing
AC Hotel by Marriott Bridgewater

Rich Norz

Norz Hill Farm & Market

Marc Russinoff

Vice President, Public Relations
Somerset Patriots

Leigh Zona

Director of Communications
The Center for Contemporary Art

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