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Best of Ocean City® 2021 Voting Extended


Since last summer, OceanCity.com has been collecting votes for its annual Best of Ocean City® awards, providing readers the chance to cast their votes in over 40 categories to help their favorite businesses in dining, bars, activities, and on the Boardwalk win for 2021.  Originally scheduled to run throughout Memorial Day, OceanCity.com has extended voting through June 21st because of COVID and to give Ocean City fans just little longer to recognize their favorite businesses.

Now in the 11th year, OceanCity.com’s Best of Ocean City® awards are the longest running, most prestigious of their kind in the area and honor the achievement of the town’s top businesses, as voted on by Ocean City residents and visitors, each year.  The OceanCity.com Best of Ocean City® awards provide a unique opportunity to voters as ALL Ocean City area businesses are eligible to win.

Winning a Best of Ocean City® award is an incredible triumph for local businesses. Winners are prominently recognized within the local community and receive a coveted certificate of achievement and distinctive window decal to display throughout 2021. A Best of Ocean City award is a great promotional tool for businesses to highlight on advertisements, brochures, menus, websites, and social media to help increase customer awareness of their products or services.

The awarding of the title of ‘Best of Ocean City’ falls on the readers of OceanCity.com and its 208,000+ Facebook fans. The 2020 polls saw almost 100,000 votes cast across 40 different categories as residents and tourists recognized the businesses they felt most deserving of the esteemed awards. With more categories and more businesses up for awards in 2021, this year’s voting is well on its way to seeing the largest voter response the history of Best of Ocean City® polling. Due to Covid-19, voting for has been extended through June 21st.

“Voting in the Best of Ocean City® awards is an unprecedented opportunity to make your voice heard and to help the businesses you love most receive the recognition they deserve” said Ann McGinnis Hillyer, CEO of StateVentures, the publisher of OceanCity.com. “Everybody who loves Ocean City should visit OceanCity.com/BestofOceanCity to fill out ballots and help to honor the best Ocean City has to offer.”

The polls will remain open on OceanCity.com/BestofOceanCity through June 21st and readers should  be on lookout for the Best of Ocean City Winners announced soon.

Do you love Ocean City? Vote now and prove it.

Anthony Towey
Anthony Toweyhttps://www.oceancity.com
Anthony started as a freelancer before being hired as OceanCity.com’s Senior Writer and Content Editor. He received his B.A. and Master’s education in American and local history at Salisbury University, where he was a National Honor Society member and intramural softball champion. Prior to working at OceanCity.com, he held nearly every position in the restaurant industry and ran a personal webpage/satire blog. When he’s not hunched over his laptop writing about all things Ocean City, or doing hands on research at bars and events, he spends his time exploring the Shore’s best craft beer breweries, watching the Ravens and Orioles, cooking gourmet meals, attempting (unsuccessfully) to improve his golf game, and daydreaming about his favorite holiday, Punkin Chunkin.

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