“There are so many unique features of the Oil Region, and this is a great way for residents and guests to share the ones they’re most passionate about with others,” said Emily Altomare, communications and tourism manager for the Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism in a press release. Altomare said 2023 has the largest number of nominees received since the program's inception.
Nominees, which were suggested by the public, are from throughout the Oil Region, which includes all of Venango County, plus Titusville, Oil Creek Township, and Hydetown in Crawford County. Categories are Best Dish, Best Drink, Best Room, Best Shop, Best Industry Advocate, Best Industry Partner, Must See/Do Activity/Attraction, and Best Landmark.
To see a complete list of nominees in each category and vote for your favorite, go online to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2023OilRegionTourismAwards. Voting is open through Aug. 18. Winners will be announced on Sept. 1.