News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Beverly Owens, manager of the Carmel Old Town Antique mall was awarded the "Star" award for her dedication to welcoming out of town visitors to the antique mall in Hamilton County, Indiana.
The Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau promotes tourism growth through marketing, hospitality, and community redevelopment intiatives. The government agency also recognizes the extraordinary works of the county's hospitality through the quarterly Star program.
Owens was chosen over six other nominees from the county for the final quarter award. An application for nomination along with a short essay as to why a person should be awarded the "Star" is presented each quarter to the Bureau.
"She has a vast knowledge of the antiques business and is always helping customers and dealers with questions and advice," said Roman Chang, owner and nominator. " Our business draws many customers from out of town. They usually ask for directions to other antique malls and shops as well as local restaurants and other businesses. Bev offers directions and advice on where to go based on what customers are loofing for and stays up to date on new openings. She has a great ability to remember people's names and the type of items they collect. This always makes our customers feel at home and many ask about Bev if they visit on her day off. We are lucky to have her as the star of our business," continued Chang in his nomination essay.
Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau is located at 37 East Main St, Carmel, Indiana.
Carmel Old Town Antique Mall is located at 38 W. Main, Carmel, Indiana. Their website can be found at: http://www.carmeloldtownantiquemall.com
Along with managing the Antique Mall, Bev Owens also has two online shops located in The Internet Antique Shops (TIAS) mall. Her shop The Paper Trail specializes in ephemera and advertising collectibles and can be found at this link: http://www.bevspaper.com . Bev also just opened a second store with TIAS specializing in books, magazines, and comic books called Paper Trail Book Cafe. Her book store can be found here: http://www.tias.com/stores/ptbc .
Bev invites anyone traveling to Indiana to come to Hamilton County to visit the Carmel Old Town Antique Mall along with all of the other shops and attractions in the area.