Past Recipients of Destination Madison Awards 

The Destination Madison Awards (DMAs) are the highlight of our year—a chance for us to gather and celebrate the outstanding individuals who contribute to our hospitality community. We love to having opportunity to honor the best and the brightest in our community every year.

Let's take a trip down memory lane to honor our past DMA recipients!

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2023

Rising Star Award

BETHANY JUREWICZ

Co-owner and Director of Public Programming and Business Operations
Garver Events

Destination Host Award

STEPHAN REINKE

Owner/Manager
Brittingham Boats

Behind the Scenes Service Award

CARRIE MONTGOMERY

Lead Dishwasher
Blue Plate Catering

Distinguished Achievement Award

HELEN BRADLEY

General Manager
Madison BCycle

SYLVIA AND HERB FRANK VISIONARY AWARD 

OLBRICH BOTANICAL GARDENS

2019

Rising Star Award

Julianne Lind

Business Development & Event Sales Manager
Madison Club

Rising Star Student Award

Carolyn Kosabucki

Student
Madison College

Front Line Service Award

Aureliano Montes

General Manager
Canteen

Behind the Scenes Service Award

Musab Naji

Chief Engineer
Hampton Inn of Madison-East Towne Mall

Distinguished Achievement Award

Rita Kelliher

Retired President
Madison Festivals, Inc.

Shining Star Award

Food Fight Restaurant Group & Olbrich Botanical Gardens