We are pleased to announce that The Salem Convention Center was honored earlier this month with Travel Salem’s “Most Oregon Part of Oregon Award”! Each year Travel Salem honors exceptional businesses at their annual luncheon. The Most Oregon Part of Oregon Awards recognizes tourism industry partners who went above and beyond in 2017 to increase the economic impact of visitors.
“The Salem Convention Center is most deserving of the MOPO (Most Oregon Part of Oregon) Award,” says Angie Onyewuchi, CEO of Travel Salem. “Not only does the staff go above and beyond to provide impeccable customer service, their willingness to collaborate with partners on projects and initiatives that strengthen the local tourism industry and improve quality of life for Salem area residents is truly outstanding,” she added.
Congratulations to the hardworking team at Salem Convention Center along with these other outstanding local organizations that were also recognized:
Oregon State Fair and Exposition Center ~ The Most Corona Award
Brooks Winery ~ The Most Innovative Award
Salem Brewery Association ~ The Most Visionary Award
City of Salem-Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge ~ The Most Connected Award
River Fusion 22 ~ The Most Inspired Award
Elsinore Theatre ~ The Most Entertaining Award
About Travel Salem
Travel Salem is a non-profit organization that promotes Salem and Marion and Polk counties for leisure tourism and convention and event business. The local annual economic impact of the greater Salem area visitor industry is $553.2 million. Travel Salem manages the Official Salem Area Travel Café/Visitors Center located at the historic Grand Hotel building (181 High St. NE, Salem), two I-5 satellite visitor information locations located at the Best Western Mill Creek Inn (3125 Ryan Dr. SE) and the Red Lion Hotel (3301 Market St. NE), and the Official Salem Area Website www.TravelSalem.com***