Henderson Tourism Marketing Director Awarded Scholarship and Tourism Marketing Professional Certification
Henderson, KY (March 26, 2019) – Maddy Fritz, Marketing Director at the Henderson Tourist Commission, received a scholarship to the Southeast Tourism Society’s (STS) Connections conference in Daytona, Fla. The conference, took place March 19-21, where Fritz was awarded her Tourism Marketing Professional (TMP) Certification.
Fritz was among 62 STS Marketing College graduates in the Class of 2018. The graduates were announced at the STS Connections conference in Daytona Beach. The Class of 2018 had members from all 12 states in Southeast Tourism Society. The TMP Certification is awarded to professionals in the travel and tourism industry who complete the three-year STS Marketing College program. Marketing College is the premier program for continuing education in the tourism industry. The program began in 1992 and has produced 1,154 TMPs.
“STS absolutely is enhancing the professional skills of people throughout the Southeast and elevates the tourism industry,” said Monica Smith, president and CEO of STS. “Earning TMP certification is a challenging combination of classroom work and special projects in the students’ workplaces. Becoming a TMP takes dedication.”
About Southeast Tourism Society (STS)
Headquartered in Roswell, Georgia, STS is an association that works to unite all segments of the travel and tourism industry through its four pillars of education, advocacy, recognition, and networking. Established in 1983, STS is an engaged network of 1000+ members from twelve states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. For more information, visit SoutheastTourism.org
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