2020 ARDA Awards


About the Awards Program 

The ARDA Awards Program is committed to recognizing the best nominees submitted in categories that include overall professional excellence, outstanding sales and marketing  accomplishments, product design, advertising and staff.

The ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) awards honor those that have attained the very highest level of excellence in the resort industry and whose accomplishments and dedication spur the industry to new heights.  

2020 ARDA Awards Finalists will be announced here on March 13, 2020 

Finalists for all categories, except those in the ACE division, will be announced on March 13, 2020. Please note, there are no finalists in ACE categories, only a winner, which will be announced at the Awards Gala on May 6, 2020. 

Purchase tickets or tables for the Awards Gala 

To purchase tickets for the Awards Gala on May 6, 2020, please do so through the registration link here. Questions about purchasing tickets or tables? Contact Charles Brown.

View the 2019 ARDA Awards Winners   

  For a complete list of all of last year's winners, click here.  

View the 2019 Convention Photos 

  To view convention and awards photos, click here.  


  Please contact Catherine Lacey.  


The deadline to enter the ARDA Awards Program has now passed. Finalists will be announced on March 13, 2020