Brian Sooy, President of Aespire, was selected to be a judge for the 2019 Ohio Travel Association’s RUBY Awards. The Awards are the Ohio Travel Association's way of honoring those who have found the most innovative ways to market their destination, experiences or services.
The 2019 Ohio Travel Association RUBY Awards recognizes and rewards outstanding artistry in the diverse field of travel and tourism marketing and advertising. Ohio travel businesses and organizations are invited to submit their best work in print and digital campaigns and promotions.
As a marketing and communications professional with more than 30 years of experience, Brian has a deep expertise in economic development, destination marketing and place branding. Brian lead the development of CivicPride, the new web platform that empowers communications for communities, economic development, and citizen engagement. The first community to launch on the CivicPride platform is Sheffield Village, Ohio.