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Professional Achievements

Wanda Kenton Smith has been recognized for outstanding achievements throughout her illustrious 35+ year career.

Her personal work and that of her respective marketing teams have earned the following outstanding distinctions.

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Wanda Kenton Smith Named Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year, 2017

 

The Darlene Briggs Marine Woman of the Year is presented by the MRAA Educational Foundation and Boating Industry Magazine to one woman annually in the marine industry for outstanding achievement.

International and National Media Coverage on this Major Recognition!

Select International, National and Regional Award Achievements
 

  • 2022 National Neptune Award -  #1 Public Relations Campaign for Boating Safety Outreach, for client Water Sports Foundation
     

  • 2021 National Boating Industry Safety Award - #1 Retailer with 1-3 Locations category, for Emerald  Coast Marine
     

  • International Summit Award – Discover Sailing Video Outreach
     

  • Women Making Waves – Boating Industry Magazine/Inaugural Class – 2015
     

  • National Neptune Award – Freedom Boat Club: Mobile App Category
     

  • National Neptune Award – Legendary Marine: Outstanding Regional Advertising
     

  • National Neptune Award – RBLC New Markets Task Force Educational Marketing Series
     

  • National Telly Award – Discover Sailing Video Outreach
     

  • Addy Award – Hunter Marine Brochure
     

  • Addy Award – Hunter Marine Print Advertising Campaign
     

  • Addy Award – Regulator Marine Brochure
     

  • Addy Award – Discover Sailing Video Outreach
     

  • FPRA Golden Image Awards – PR Campaign Regulator Marine Product Launch
     

  • FPRA Golden Image Awards – PR Hair Cuttery Community Campaign
     

  • Create Magazine Award – Discover Sailing Video Outreach
     

  • Create Magazine Award – Correct Craft National
    Advertising Campaign
     

  • Outstanding Marketing Achievement Award – Orlando
    Regional Chamber of Commerce

     

  • Outstanding Achievement Award – Freedom Boat Club
     

  • Outstanding Achievement Award – International
    Women in Boating  

     

  • 40 Under 40 Award – Orlando Business Journal

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Sea Tow Foundation National Boating Industry Safety Award Winner – Video Interview

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