The Esse Quam Videri Award, which echoes the state motto, celebrates a recipient’s gift of time, energy and resources to elevate a destination to new heights. Honorees embody what it means “to be, rather than to seem.”
High Point Market Authority — High Point
2021Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 Visit NC 365 was held virtually. No awards were presented.
Bill Carson — Spruce Pine
Stephen Hill — Kinston
Vivian Howard — Kinston