The travel and hospitality industry’s leading professional association, the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI), presented the Arizona Chapter with multiple “Chapter Best of the Best Awards” and the prestigious “Chapter of the Year Award” at its Leadership Conference at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., Feb. 12-14.

HSMAI presented a total of 28 “Chapter Best of the Best Awards,” which recognize the exceptional work and contributions of chapters across the Americas Region for achievements in chapter marketing and programs, as well as innovation and best practices, during The Frank W. Berkman Chapter Awards Program dinner, which was sponsored by Travelocity.

 “We take time every year to salute the thought leaders and innovators in the various HSMAI Americas Region chapters who are truly pushing the envelope and challenging all in the industry to be more creative and work at a higher level,” said Fran Brasseux, HSMAI executive vice president.

The Arizona Chapter received Best of the Best honors in three categories: Communication Marketing, Membership Develop and Partnership Development.