Coshocton Visitors Bureau recognized for marketing excellence

| October 17, 2018

Mindy Brems, Executive Director, and Kelly Florian, Manager, of the Coshocton Visitors Bureau, accepted the Ohio Travel Association’s RUBY Award.

SANDUSKY – The Coshocton Visitors Bureau recently received recognition for achievement in marketing and advertising at the Ohio Travel Association’s RUBY Awards presentation, held Sept. 26 in Sandusky, Ohio. The Coshocton Visitors Bureau received RUBY Awards for their Three Rivers Wine Trail Brochure, Three Rivers Wine Trail Digital Map, and Email Newsletter. Certificates of Distinction were also earned for both the 2018 Coshocton Visitor Guide and “Top 10 Ways the CVB is your Partner in Tourism” Direct Mail Insert. Accepting the awards were Mindy Brems, Executive Director, and Kelly Florian, Manager.

“We are thrilled to be recognized,” said Brems. “One of our goals for 2018 was to earn a Ruby Award, and to earn three is phenomenal! We especially appreciate the Coshocton County Engineer’s Office, Coshocton County Beacon, and Hasseman Marketing for their collaboration on these projects. ”

“All five items we entered received recognition,” said Florian. “They showcase some of our best work and are used to create interest and excitement amongst our visitors. We are honored to receive these awards. “

The Ohio Travel Association’s Recognizing Uncommon Brilliance Yearly (RUBY) Awards recognize excellence in Ohio’s travel industry for efforts in advertising, marketing and public relations. Competition was strong this year with more than 203 entries in print-based, web-based, marketing campaign, advertisement and video categories among others. The awards, sponsored by Ohio Magazine, were presented during the Ohio Conference on Travel held at Cedar Point.

The Ohio Travel Association is the non-profit association representing attractions, destination marketing organizations, hotels, museums, suppliers, restaurants, campgrounds and other businesses who make up Ohio’s $44 billion travel industry. For more information about the Ohio Travel Association and how to get involved with colleagues in the travel economy, visit

The Coshocton Visitors Bureau works to support Coshocton County’s $56.5 million travel industry through the promotion of tourism experiences, overnight packages, and attractions to encourage tourists to visit, explore, stay and plan return visits to Coshocton County. For more information about Coshocton County, see

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