Dr. Patrick Patridge was the recipient of the Jane E. Schuldt SITE Master Motivator Award 2017 during the IMEX Academy & Industry Awards Gala Dinner, 17 April in Frankfurt, Germany. The Master Motivator Award is presented annually to a Society for Incentive Excellence (SITE) member who upholds the highest standard of excellence in creating and delivering successful incentive travel and motivational events and exudes energy, enthusiasm and a collaborative spirit in support of the global incentive travel community. This year the award was renamed in honor of Jane E. Schuldt, CITE, CIS, former president of World Marketing Group and past president of both SITE and the SITE Foundation.
“The 2017 SITE Master Motivator is a goodwill ambassador and leading voice for SITE and incentive travel in Germany and other European countries. Patrick embodies the values of SITE – results, connections, connectivity and trust – in everything he does. He is currently working with the SITE Foundation to spearhead an important industry study across four EU countries,” said SITE CEO Kevin Hinton, CIS
Owner of TOURISM MARKETING & PR based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Patrick provides marketing, publication relations and social media expertise to tourism suppliers and destinations seeking business from the German MICE and leisure travel markets.
A SITE member since 1990, Patrick was instrumental in the organization and growth of the SITE Germany chapter, holding roles as Past-President, treasurer and webmaster. “I am deeply honored, humbled and delighted to have been awarded the Jane E. Schuldt SITE Master Motivator Award 2017. Indeed, it came as a great surprise to me. SITE is a veritable hive of individual creativity, international co-operation and industry excellence. I look forward to remaining a part of this truly inspirational and wonderful association for many years to come!”