Indiana Dunes Tourism is inviting individuals and businesses throughout Northwest Indiana to attend the annual ROSE Awards luncheon, an event that honors those who provide the best service to visitors and residents alike.
Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission Executive Director Dan Bearss will be the keynote speaker.
The ROSE (Recognition of Service Excellence) luncheon, which is set for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, at Sand Creek Country Club, takes place each year during National Travel and Tourism Week. The luncheon is hosted by Indiana Dunes Tourism, which is the official tourism bureau of Porter County, and Visit Michigan City LaPorte Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Among the awards presented each year are best restaurant, best hotel, best retail store, best attraction and best service industry professional.
Tickets are $40 (or $295 for a table of eight). To reserve a spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org by 3 p.m. on Monday, April 24. For more information, call 219-926-2255.
Indiana Dunes Tourism is also accepting nominations for future awards. Visit www.IndianaDunes.com/rose to nominate a business or person, or send the nominee’s name, their place of business and town, and a brief explanation of why they deserve a ROSE Award to Indiana Dunes Tourism, 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304.
The awards each year go to those service professionals or businesses who go above and beyond to provide a great experience to people they encounter. The tourism bureau sees restaurants, attractions, stores and lodging facilities as the front line in the effort to make people feel welcomed and appreciated while visiting or living in Porter County.