Gold Key Award

Gold Key Award

The nomination period for the 2019 Gold Key Awards is now open. Please use the form below to nominate your candidate for Gold Key Award.

If you’d like to send your nomination via mail or email, please download the Gold Key Award Nomination Form. Nominations should be 750 words or less and attachments with the forms will not be accepted. Nominations MUST BE RETURNED NO LATER THAN NOON, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020. Please contact us with any questions regarding the appropriate category for a nominee, 619-224-2811 or


This award was presented for the first time in 1982.  The nominee should not be employed in the visitor industry, but should have made outstanding contributions on a continuing basis to the betterment of the industry.  Please give specific reasons and accomplishments in the space provided below.

Nomination Form

    Name of Nominee


    Employer Street

    Employer City

    Employer ZIP

    Nominee Department/Position

    Nominee Phone Number

    Your Name

    Your Email

    Please outline your reasons for nominating your candidate below. In addition to your comments, the criteria above will be used to judge the nominees. Nominations should be 750 words or less.