Accolades & Affiliations

We give 110% at 160mph.


  • 600 Festival
  • American Bus Association
  • American Society of Association Executives
  • Association Executives of North Carolina
  • Cabarrus Arts Council
  • Cabarrus Economic Developement Council
  • Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Christian Meetings and Conference Association
  • Destinations International (DI)
  • Greater Charlotte Hospitality & Tourism Alliance
  • Hickory Ridge High School Academy of Hospitality/Tourism
  • Meeting Professionals International
  • Motorcoach Association of South Carolina
  • National Association of Sports Commissions
  • National Tour Association
  • NC Restaurant & Lodging Association
  • NC Travel and Tourism
  • NC Travel and Tourism Coalition
  • North Carolina Motorcoach Association
  • North Carolina Sports Association
  • North Carolina Travel Industry Association
  • Pennsylvania Bus Association
  • Public Relations Society of America
  • Religious Conference Management Association
  • Southeast Tourism Society (STS)
  • Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA)
  • UNCC Advisory Board
  • US Travel Association
  • Virginia Motorcoach Association


Destination Marketing Achievement Awards
Platinum Award – Advertising, 2015-2016

North Carolina Association of School Resource Officers
Appreciation for Outstanding Support, 2013

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International’s 56th annual Adrian Awards
Gold Adrian Award – Digital Marketing Excellence, 2012

Business Today: Top Women in Business
Donna Carpenter, 2010

North Carolina Tourism Leadership Conference

PLATINUM – Best in Public Relations: Moonshine & Motorsports Press Trip

PLATINUM – Best Marketing Initiative: “Where Racing Lives” Media Kit
PLATINUM – Best Destination Constituents Communications: “The SPEED Report” eNewsletter
GOLD – Best Visitor Guide: “Where Racing Lives” Destination Guide

PLATINUM – Best Marketing Initiative
GOLD – Best Print Advertising

GOLD – Best Print Advertising – Leisure (Large)
GOLD – Best Local Constituents Communications – Annual Report of Other Outreach (Large)

North Carolina Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus

GOLD – Best Destination Marketing Initiative

PLATINUM – Best Trade Print Advertising
GOLD – Best Outreach, Local Constituents Communications
GOLD – Best Destination Marketing Initiative

PLATINUM – Best Destination Marketing Initiative
PLATINUM – Best Trade Print Advertising
GOLD – Best Visitor Guide
GOLD – Best Niche Marketing
GOLD – Best Outreach, Local Constituents Communications
GOLD – Best Consumer Print Advertising

PLATINUM – Destination Marketing Initiative
PLATINUM – Primary Marketing Publication
PLATINUM – Public Relations Placement

PLATINUM – Newsletter Constituents Communications
GOLD – Primary Marketing Publication
GOLD – Destination Marketing Initiative

GOLD – Primary Marketing Publication
GOLD – Newsletter Constituents Communications

Destination Marketing Achievement Award: Bureau of the Year

NCAAU Program

The President’s Award for Outstanding Support and Dedication, 2004