2017 PRIDE Awards
P.R.I.D.E. Awards Banquet Ray Urban Lifetime Achievement Award

2017 P.R.I.D.E. Awards

The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau recognizes excellence in the area’s tourism and hospitality industry at the annual P.R.I.D.E. (Proud Residents Involved in Developing the Economy) Awards.

We depend on YOU to tell us who the superstars are. You let us know who really demonstrates PRIDE at your company by nominating your best employees, or nominating the best events that reflect or create the most PRIDE in our community. Early Bird Nominations open February 1, 2017, and continue through February 28, 2107. Standard nominations are open through April 9, 2017.* You may nominate people and/or events.

*Please note that nominee discounts have changed this year. Nominations submitted by midnight, Tuesday, Feb. 28 will receive an early-bird discount of $10 off the nominee’s ticket to the awards banquet. Nominations submitted March 1 through April 9, 2107, are not discounted.

Click here to download a printable list of the information you'll need to submit your nomination. The printable version may not be submitted as a nomination. All nominations must be submitted online.

Click here to nominate an employee.

Click here to nominate an event.

The 2017 P.R.I.D.E Awards Dinner is Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6 p.m., at Horseshoe Casino & Hotel's Riverdome. During this dinner, we will also recognize Shreveport-Bossier City’s outstanding Tourism and Hospitality Employee of the Year.

Dress code: Cocktail attire
5:30 - 6 p.m.- Cocktails
6 p.m. - Dinner & Awards

Be sure you have tickets for the big gala and find out who takes home the awards. Ticket sales will begin March 6.

ALL GUESTS MUST HAVE A TICKET. You must register online and either pay online or bring your check to the SBCTB office at 629 Spring Street in downtown Shreveport no later than April 26, 2017. There are no refunds and no ticket sales after April 26.