It’s time to recognize Oxford County’s exceptional tourism businesses, organizations and individuals. Tourism Oxford is currently seeking nominations for the new annual Oxford Tourism Awards of Excellence.

It has been a priority for Tourism Oxford to develop an appreciation program to acknowledge the dedicated efforts of the regional tourism operators that excel in what they do. This award program will recognize the region’s tourism businesses, organizations, and individuals who have displayed excellence in product development, partnerships/collaborations, innovation, inclusiveness, leadership, sustainability, and attraction to the region. The program also recognizes partners who are working collaboratively with Tourism Oxford to grow regional tourism and offer exceptional visitor experiences

The 2022 Award Categories are:

  • Responsible Tourism Award
  • Tourism Partnership Award
  • Best New Tourism Product Award

Applications are encouraged from individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations based in Oxford County. Businesses are encouraged to self-nominate or nominate a local business they admire. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2022. Winners will be announced in June.

For more information about each category and the application process, visit


Meredith Maywood, Tourism Specialist, Oxford County

“Oxford County is rich with talent and so many innovative tourism operators who shouldn’t be afraid to boast about the great things they bring to our County. We have so many champions who deserve the recognition these awards will offer.”

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About Tourism Oxford

Located in the heartland of Southwestern Ontario, Oxford County is known for great cycling, slow food, a diverse heritage and its commitment to 100% renewable energy by 2050. Sample the cheese trail, see how our landscape inspires local artists, and immerse yourself in our rural lifestyle. Just slow down and unplug as you tour Oxford.

Tourism Oxford recognizes Oxford County's strengths are its natural environment, rich agricultural land, heritage and cultural opportunities. Tourism Oxford has therefore embraced Future Oxford’s sustainability commitments to preserve the tourism appeal and assets of Oxford County.


Carla Garrett | Strategic Communication & Engagement
519.539.9800 ext. 3505 |
Award applications will be accepted until March 31, 2022