2018 GRIT Awards

The staff at the Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau is preparing for their annual awards ceremony recognizing the brightest stars of Fort Smith's growing tourism and hospitality industry. On April 12th, the 2018 Giving Recognition In Tourism (GRIT) Awards will be held in Hall C of the Fort Smith Convention Center to celebrate the accomplishments of this year's finalists.

Before then, we need your help in determining which businesses, organizations and individuals will comprise this year's finalists! Please take a moment to submit your nominations for who you feel are the most deserving attractions, restaurants, lodging establishments, individuals, and organizations who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to promote Fort Smith as a destination, preserve the city's history, and/or enhance the area's tourism appeal.