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Mark your calendars for the 2018 ROSE Awards!

The ROSE Awards Committee and the Board of TCGC are happy to announce the date and location of the 25th Annual ROSE Awards.

This year is the silver anniversary celebration of this amazing program recognizing the very best front line and service individuals (excluding managers) who provide excellence beyond the normal call of duty for visitors to Greater Cincinnati will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Nominations (up to four per company) may be submitted by employees and immediate supervisors who know worthy candidates. 

ROSE Award recipients will be selected for excellent service during the past 12 months by a blue ship panel.

ROSE Award nominees include, but are not limited to the following categories:

  • Attractions: Housekeeping, ticket takers, ushers, docents, desk personnel
  • Hotels: Front desk, housekeeping, bellmen (includes full and limited service properties)
  • Restaurants: Kitchen staff, hostesses, servers
  • Retail: Clerks and store keepers
  • Transportation: Airport/airline personnel, bus/taxi drivers

* This list of categories/job titles is not all-inclusive. Nominees from other categories may also be submitted.

Nominations are due Friday, February 23, 2018.

For more information contact David Freeman, ROSE Committee Co-Chair, (513) 721-8687.



82 attendees celebrated a Night of the Stars at Duke Energy Convention Center on Thursday, April 23 for the annual ROSE Awards (Recognition of Service Excellence).  Our Emcee, Sheree Paolello did her usual awesome job and Linda Antus, President & CEO of Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network, shared the RTN’s new promotional video and also presented a video highlighting Cincinnati USA’s new CTA program.  An enjoyable evening was had by all as we honored all 54 nominees and our 7 finalists.
You can view the photo album on our Facebook Page      


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