Reminder: Submit Your 2016 VIBE Vista Awards Nominations

VIBE Vista Awards recognize the creation, training, execution, management, and on-going positive results of an on-premise national chain company’s corporate beverage program and submissions are due no later than Monday, Nov. 9, 2015.

To submit a nomination or for more information on the 2016 VIBE Vista Awards, please visit www.vibeconference.com/awards.  To view the 2015 VIBE Vista Award winners, please click here.

Nominations may be submitted by sponsors, consultants, agencies, distributors, suppliers and operators and are judged on creating positive initiatives that spark beverage sales, innovations that contribute to operational efficiencies and training and service programs that lead to the highest quality standards and operational practices. All submissions are reviewed by a panel of Johnson & Wales University beverage faculty, staff and alumni.

Awards categories include:

Multi-Unit Chain Restaurant Awards:

·         Beer, Wine, Spirits, Alcohol Free

·         Responsible Service

·         Single Event or Single Promotion

·         New category added for 2016: Best Overall

Hotels, Cruise Lines and Casinos Awards:

·         Beer, Wine, Spirits, Alcohol Free

·         Responsible Service

·         Single Event or Single Promotion

·         New category added for 2016: Best Overall

Finalists will be notified on Monday, Nov. 30; judging and winner notifications will take place on Friday, Dec. 11. All winners will be recognized during the 2016 VIBE Conference at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Jan. 19-20, 2016. Awards will be presented at the conference by Edward Korry, Associate Professor, Department Chairman, Johnson & Wales University and Tony Abou Ganim, Modern Mixologist, on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 9:35 a.m. PDT.

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