Los Alamos MainStreet Executive Director Suzette Fox
Los Alamos MainStreet News:
The New Mexico Hospitality Association annual Top Hat Awards were presented Thursday, Nov. 17 at Isleta Resort & Casino and Los Alamos ScienceFest was a big winner.
The New Mexico Hospitality Association is a nonprofit that focuses on all segments of the hospitality industry. The association delivers decades of combined experience to lead public policy and workforce development strategy for a more prosperous economy. Tourism & hospitality is the state’s premier industry and contributed $610 million in state and local tax revenue in 2014.
Tourism had its largest economic impact in state history, injecting $6.1 billion into New Mexico’s economy and supporting nearly 89,000 jobs in 2014. The New Mexico Hospitality Association provides a unified voice to influence and inspire a growing hospitality industry in New Mexico.
The Top Hat Awards celebrate those who have done exceptional work to elevate the tourism and lodging industry in New Mexico. Los Alamos ScienceFest 2015 was awarded the Outstanding Event Award. Other finalists included the 92nd Annual Burning of Will Shuster’s Zozobra, the 2016 Las Cruces Country Music Festival and the 81st Annual Lea County Fair and Rodeo.
“So many people, organizations and volunteers work hard all year to make ScienceFest a success,” Los Alamos MainStreet Executive Director Suzette Fox said. “Winning the Outstanding Event from NMHA is truly an honor.”
Los Alamos MainStreet is a program of Los Alamos Commerce & Development Corporation. Los Alamos MainStreet plans community events such as ScienceFest, Trick or Treat on MainStreet and Winterfest.