Community Partners Receive Tourism Award
Mar10

Community Partners Receive Tourism Award

Release from Visit Fort Wayne The Indiana Tourism Awards, presented by Midwest Living, were awarded on Tuesday, March 6 at the Indiana Tourism Conference, held in Clarksville, Indiana. The awards honor tourism entities who are creative, innovative and maximize the dollars invested. The award for “Best Cooperative Partnership” was presented to the Visit Fort Wayne Foundation for their newly launched community calendar website: CurrentFortWayne.com. The judges noted the work as having clear goals and audience, with a well thought-out plan. “It is an honor to receive this statewide award for our efforts in bringing this community dream to fruition,” adds Kristen Guthrie, program coordinator. “We are proud to have collaborated with community organizations and hundreds of community event planners to bring this new tool to our community. Winning an award (and honoring it at the statewide level) is just icing on the cake!” Discover Fort Wayne’s amazing events at...

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Current Fort Wayne – Our community’s new events calendar
Nov06

Current Fort Wayne – Our community’s new events calendar

Today, Visit Fort Wayne Foundation released a new website to serve Fort Wayne residents – CurrentFortWayne.com. CurrentFortWayne.com is a comprehensive community Calendar of Events, providing information on sports, arts, entertainment and educational events to the community. The calendar is built on Visit Fort Wayne’s robust system and will provide a single portal where an organization can enter their event once and it will be eligible to be included on our partner calendars including Visit Fort Wayne, Arts United, Downtown Improvement District, YLNI Living Fort Wayne, Riverfront Fort Wayne and others. In addition, all community events will be featured on CurrentFortWayne.com, collected in one place for residents to discover. On CurrentFortWayne.com, events can be sorted by category, keyword or date – making it easy for people to find the events of interest to them. “We are delighted to present this comprehensive community calendar of events to the community,” adds Kristen Guthrie, Director of Marketing at Visit Fort Wayne in a prepared statement. “We know that the #1 barrier to people engaging in community activities is that they aren’t aware of the events in advance. Promoting CurrentFortWayne.com to the community will help Fort Wayne residents engage with their community as they discover new events.” Current Fort Wayne is funded by the following partners: Fort Wayne Community Foundation Old National Trust/Parrish Charitable Foundation PNC Charitable Trusts/Sledd Foundation Visit Fort Wayne Foundation For more information, please contact Kristen Guthrie, Visit Fort Wayne Director of Marketing 424-3700 or...

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