Announcing the 2019 Adrian Award Winners

Congratulations to our clients recognized for excellence and innovation in website design and digital marketing. Let's hear it for this year's seven Adrian Award winners!

Every year since 1957, the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) selects Adrian Award winners representing the most innovative work in travel and tourism marketing. Senior industry experts selected this year’s winners from a field of more than 1,000 entries. 

We are excited to announce that seven of our clients have been recognized with 2019 Adrian Awards for excellence in digital marketing and website design. 

Thank you to our talented clients and industry partners for making what we do possible and congratulations to all the 2019 HSMAI Adrian Award winners. We had a blast celebrating  at the HSMAI’s Adrian Awards Gala and Dinner Celebration in New York City. 

Pictured Above: Chris, Mike, Mike, Jenny and Gregg on the Tempest team with Dan Marengo, Communications Director for Visit Berkeley, Marc Sapoznik, Executive Director of Rancho Cordova Travel & Tourism, and Ralph Schmid, Creative Services Manager for Discover Flagstaff.

Website Design & Development Winners

Discover Flagstaff
Website Design & Development - Silver

The Discover Flagstaff website user experience captures the unique, fun-loving character of Flagstaff by focusing on the building block of its community: its people.

Visit Berkeley
Website Design & Development - Silver

Visit Berkeley’s main goal for the website design project was to capture the unique and magical vibe a traveler discovers in Berkeley, and distill that into an immersive online experience through thoughtful design.

Visit Jacksonville
Website Design & Development - Silver

The new website captures the unique character of Jacksonville by focusing on unexpected experiences available to visitors. Warm pinks and sea blues, punctuated by vibrant yellow, convey the fresh face of the destination, while bold, confident fonts and copy invite the website visitor to rediscover Jacksonville.

Digital Marketing Campaign Winners

Cedar Rapids Tourism Office
Search Marketing Campaign - Bronze

The new Cedar Rapids Tourism Office turned to Tempest to help rebuild its digital marketing foundation. Through an aggressive and innovative content marketing campaign, the team was able to regain traction and set the tourism office on a path to renewed impact in the travel marketing ecosystem.

Meet Minneapolis
Search Marketing Campaign - Bronze

To continue to drive organic search traffic one year after hosting the Super Bowl, Meet Minneapolis used a content-first marketing campaign to drive double-digit year-over-year gains.

Visit Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau
Search Marketing Campaign - Bronze

An innovative and aggressive content-first strategy helped Visit Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau to continue to reach visitors with relevant content and increase its organic reach significantly year-over-year.

Visit Rancho Cordova
Search Marketing Campaign - Silver

Tempest and Visit Rancho Cordova developed a content-first approach to reestablish Visit Rancho Cordova as an authority on travel information for its community. The campaign completely reimagined how the website distributed content and resulted in double-digit year-over-year organic traffic increases.

Previous Winners in 2018

Celebrating with David Lawrence Convention Center, Stay Arlington, Visit Colorado Springs, VisitPITTSBURGH, and Visit Ventura at the Adrian Awards Gala in New York City.

Arlington Convention and Visitors Service
Website Design & Development - Bronze Award

Fannin County Chamber of Commerce
Website Design & Development - Silver Award

Visit Colorado Springs
Digital Marketing Search Strategy - Bronze Award

David Lawrence Convention Center
Website Design & Development - Silver Award

Jackson Hole Central Reservations
Digital Marketing Website User Experience  - Silver Award

Website Design & Development - Silver Award

Visit Ventura
Digital Marketing Geo-Targeted Media Campaign - Gold Award