Organization Recognized with a Platinum and Two Gold Awards 

Destination Irvine received a Platinum Award in the MarCom 2018 Competition for the organization’s website along with two Gold Awards, one for the 2018-2019 Official Irvine Visitors Guide and one for the video “Irvine, CA.- Where Tech Meets Trek.”

The MarCom Awards recognize outstanding achievement by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production of marketing and communication materials and programs. Entries come from corporate marketing and communication departments, advertising agencies, PR firms, design shops, production companies and freelancers. Over 6,500 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and 17 other countries were submitted for the 2018 competition.

“It’s an honor to be recognized for our marketing efforts by Marcom, one of the oldest, largest and most prestigious creative competitions in the world,” said Wendy Haase, Senior Director, Destination Irvine. “Even better, this is our eighth year in a row receiving an award for our visitors guide by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.”

Winners range in size from individual communicators to media conglomerates and Fortune 500 companies.

Destination Irvine worked with Simpleview, Inc. to develop, Lyon Studios to produce the “Irvine, CA – Where Tech Meets Trek” video and with Lunar Cow to publish the winning guide. To request a copy of the Irvine Visitors Guide visit

About Destination Irvine
Under the Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit 501(c)6, Destination Irvine, funded by a self-imposed assessment through a Hotel Improvement District (H.I.D.) positions Irvine as a destination for visitors, meetings and groups. Destination Irvine through direct sales efforts including database marketing, lead generation, trade show participation, and familiarization tours, sells the destination. In addition, Destination Irvine promotes Irvine through marketing, advertising and public relations efforts.