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Mark your calendars for the 2019 ROSE Awards!

The ROSE Awards Committee and the Board of TCGC are happy to announce the date and location of the 26th Annual ROSE Awards.

This year the 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 Cincinnati Marriott North  on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Nomination Forms (up to four per company) have been mailed for immediate supervisors to write compelling nominations of worthy candidates from companies throughout the region.  Learn how to nominate a finalist by linking HERE.

ROSE Award recipients will be selected for excellent service during the past 12 months by a seasoned panel of industry professionals.

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 extended through EOB March 22.

Invitations to this event will be mailed shortly after. This is the industry celebrations not to missed.

The 26th Annual ROSE Awards Presenting Sponsor:

New CTA Logo

who will also announce

The Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) of the Year.

CTA Network

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      


 Check out the 2018 Rose Award Finalists!

2017 ROSE Awards Finalists


2018 Rose Award Sponsor


New CTA Logo


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