Since inception in 2015, the Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization [EDMO], along with the City of Elizabeth and numerous partnerships have been recognized with several awards and accolades. It is due to the support and collaborative efforts of local area hotels, multiple historical entities, dining establishments,and the City of Elizabeth that EDMO has been afforded the opportunity to place Elizabeth, NJ on the map for tourism as New Jersey’s Newest Tourist Destination.
The 2016 New Jersey Tourism Excellence Award for Digital Outreach was awarded to EDMO and the City of Elizabeth for accomplishments in digital outreach of leading innovative technological marketing efforts to drive tourism.
The 2017 New Jersey Tourism Excellence Award for Partnerships was awarded to EDMO and the City of Elizabeth for accomplishments in creating and organizing partnerships within the city to enhance tourism for Elizabeth, NJ.
Elizabeth, NJ was voted a top 5 finalist for National Emerging Destinations by the readers of Groups Today Magazine.