Triumph Together: IMI Agency Clients Shine as 2024 Vibe Vista Award Finalists

By Mallory Ambrose | January 09, 2024

In a resounding celebration of innovation, excellence, and industry impact, IMI Agency is thrilled to announce that the Questex Vibe Conference, the premiere on-premise beverage conference for chain executives, has named several of our esteemed clients as finalists for the highly coveted 2024 Vibe Vista Awards.

The Vibe Vista Awards, renowned for recognizing trailblazers in the beverage industry through the creation, training, execution, management, and on-going positive results of beverage programs, have acknowledged the outstanding achievements of our clients.

2024 Vibe Vista Award IMI Client Finalists:

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Best Overall: Hotels 

Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

Hilton Managed Hotels

Tempo by Hilton

Best Spirits Program

Coury Hospitality

Best Wine Program

Vine Hospitality

Best Beer Program

Old Chicago Pizza + Taproom

Best Adult Alcohol-Free Beverage Program

Hyatt Lifestyle

Tempo by Hilton

Vibe Vista Awards entries were judged by a panel of Johnson & Wales University beverage faculty, staff, and alumni, together with Technomic and SevenFifty Daily and Beverage Media Group.

Awards were judged on positive beverage sales initiatives, efficient operational innovations and training and service programs producing high quality standards. They include:

  • Brian Warrener, Associate Professor & Director of the Center for Beverage Education & Innovation, Johnson & Wales University (Judging Chair)
  • Michael Sabitoni, Associate Professor & Dept. Chair, Food & Beverage + Travel & Tourism Studies, Johnson & Wales University
  • Brian Van Gyzen, Associate Professor, Johnson & Wales University
  • Donna Hood Crecca, Principal, Technomic
  • Julie Heseman, Director, Research & Insights, Technomic
  • Courtney Schiessl Magrini, Editor-in-Chief, SevenFifty Daily & Beverage Media Group

Winners will be revealed at the Vibe Conference on February 27.

As a company, we are so proud to see multiple clients from our diverse portfolio being recognized for their exceptional contributions. The Vibe Vista Awards celebrate those who set the standard for excellence, and having multiple clients from our roster being recognized is a testament to the strength of our partnerships.

We extend a heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to all of our clients named as 2024 Vibe Vista Awards finalist.