Hancock — With more than 300 people present, 1Berkshire honored TOURISTS for “Putting the Berkshires on the Map” and presented the 2019 Berkshire Trendsetter Awards at the ninth annual Celebrate the Berkshires event Sept. 26 at Jiminy Peak.
The 2019 Putting the Berkshire on the Map Award was designed by Neathawk Designs of Williamstown. Photo courtesy 1Berkshire
In the Innovative Marketing Campaign category, Lee Bank took home the award for its in-house, locally produced branding campaign featuring employees having fun and enjoying authentic experiences with local business customers. The Newcomer of the Year award was presented to Theory Wellness for opening the first recreational cannabis dispensaries in the Berkshires, attracting over 65,000 visitors from nearby states and contributing over $1 million in taxes and impact fees to the town of Great Barrington in its first six months of operation. Roots Rising was named Nonprofit Impact winner for founding the only teen-run farmers market in the country…”
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