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David Boggs Awarded Allied Member of the Year

11/22/2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact information: Rauni Kew 207-602-8500 kewr@glance.net Greg Dugal, Executive Director Maine Innkeepers Association Maine Innkeepers Association Awards David Boggs of Acro Global Allied Member of the Year Freeport Maine November 14, 2010….David Boggs, President/CEO of ACRO Global was named Allied member of the Year by the Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA) at their 89th Annual meeting held at the Cliff House Resort & SPA in Ogunquit, Maine on November 8. This award is presented annually to an allied member of MEIA that is active in the hospitality industry and has made a significant contribution to it on behalf of the supplier community. ACRO Global is an interactive advertising agency with offices in Boothbay Harbor, Boston and Galway City, Ireland that provides research, advertising and marketing services to tourism businesses and organizations on six continents. The award was presented to Boggs by MEIA Executive Director Greg Dugal. “David is always there to offer assistance with strategies that relate to our web presence and our search engine optimization (SEO.) David has been instrumental in keeping www.maineinns.com on the forefront of organic searches, and has offered very good insight to the association on our recent upgrade of the site. His generosity with his time is greatly appreciated.” Boggs accepted the award which reads: ‘ Always available for advice and support. David is a true supporter of our Association and is very generous with his time. It is greatly appreciated by those of us with less technical expertise.’ Prior to launching ACRO Global in 2000, Boggs owned and managed strategy and marketing consulting firm Boggs Consulting Group and, from 1995 on, a full-service Web-design practice, Harbor Design. Previous positions include Key Account Executive at Central Maine Power and Industrial Engineer and Production Manager with the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa. Bogg’s is an active member in the Maine Innkeepers Association; Maine Tourism Association; Boston Interactive Media Association; Boston Irish Business Association; Web Analytics Association; and Sigma Xi. He is Director of the Ireland Tourism Centre and serves on the boards of the Cape Cod Hospitality Marketing Association and the Boston Chapter of HSMAI. "We're honored to receive this award," Boggs said. "Greg Dugal and the Maine Innkeepers Association do a great job for the Maine lodging industry, and we're happy to have been able to make a contribution." Photo: David Boggs, President/CEO of Acro Global accepts the Maine Innkeepers Association Allied Member of the Year Award from Bob Smith of Sebasco Harbor Resort. About the Maine Innkeepers Association: The Maine Innkeepers Association, a leading provider of tourism information to both Maine’s lodging industry and its visitors, represents nearly 700 B&Bs, camps, cottages, hotels, inns, motels and resorts across Maine, and their suppliers. Through communication, education, promotion and government affairs, the Association helps its members achieve prosperity and deliver a quality product to the consumer. Maine Innkeepers Association is located in Freeport, ME and can also be found at www.maineinns.com. # # #

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