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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 Northern Kentucky Convention Center  on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Nominations (up to four per company) have been submitted by employees and immediate supervisors who know worthy these worthy candidates. 

ROSE Award recipients have been 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 now closed.

Invitations have been mailed and RSVPs are due Thursday, March 27, 2018.  Please click the links to download the invitation and reply card.  This is the industry celebrations not to missed.

The 25th Annual ROSE Awards Presenting Sponsor:

For the first time ever, our Presenting Sponsor 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 2017 Rose Award Finalists!

2017 ROSE Awards Finalists


2017 Rose Award Sponsor



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