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The Innovator of the Year Award recognizes a business, organization, or individual that has developed or renewed a tourism product, package, or initiative that captures the attention of visitors and thus increases the desirability of the Vancouver Island Region as a destination.

Click here to download this year’s nomination form. Please forward your completed form to Susan Lewis via email: susan@lewissears.com by August 3, 2018

Previous Award Recipients

2013 – Nick Versteeg, Once Upon a Day – Cowichan
2014 – Margit Nelleman and Victor Vesely, Cowichan Teafarm
2015 – Richard Varela, Horne Lake Caves
2016 – Accent Inns and Hotel Zed
2017 – Southern Gulf Islands Tourism Association


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