It is a great way to encourage Michigan businesses and promote Michigan products in a fun and engaging way.
Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2012
Michigan-Vacation-Destination.com is hosting the 2012 Best of Michigan awards. Visitors have the chance to vote for their favorite people and places in Michigan for awards in a variety of categories now through May 31, 2012.
During the first few weeks in April, visitors to the site were asked to nominate their Michigan favorites in 45 categories including best destinations, best places to stay, things to do and the best of Michigan products and people.
The finalists were announced and the voting began for the finalists on May 3.
Many of the finalists are using social media like Twitter and Facebook to encourage votes among their fans and followers. Nominated for the Best Michigan Winery, 2 Lads Winery in Traverse City tweeted "Hey, we're a finalist in the Best of Michigan Awards! Show the love and vote!" on May 4.
The Homestead in Glenn Arbor, Michigan also tweeted, "We have been nominated in several categories for "2012 Best of Michigan Awards." Take a minute and help us win!" because they are hoping to increase their votes too.
Above all, the editors at Michigan-Vacation-Destination.com want to showcase what is fun, exciting and special about Michigan.
"It is a great way to encourage Michigan businesses and promote Michigan products in a fun and engaging way," says editor Sheri Frey, "We know how great these people, products and places are. We are thrilled to be able to put them in the spotlight."
Anyone can visit the site and vote using the online forms now through May 31, 2012. The votes will be tallied and the winners will be announced June 25, 2012 in the “Best of Michigan Issue” of Michigan Vacation Travel Magazine on the website. Website badges are also provided for finalists and winners to celebrate their status as the Best of Michigan.
For additional information on the Best of Michigan Awards visit http://www.michigan-vacation-destination.com. If you are finalist or just want to help promote the Best of Michigan Awards, promotional materials are available at magazine.michigan-vacation-destination.com/promotional-resources.