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“Chase The Blue Crab” Wins First-Ever “Crab Tank on the Choptank” Competition

Contestants felt the pinch from the judges known as the “Big Crabs” during the first-ever pitch competition, “Crab Tank on the Choptank” at the 38th Annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit. “Crab Tank,” loosely based on the hit television show, “Shark Tank,” featured 10 contestants presenting their tourism marketing campaign ideas to the crabs in the tank. The “Big Crabs” included: Charmaine Singh of Reach Global, Vicki Osman of American Bus Association, Chris Adams of Miles Marketing Partnership, Mike DeAnzeris of Meredith Travel Marketing and Michael Haynie, former Chair of the Maryland Tourism Coalition. The winner receives $50,000 in promotional exposure by the Maryland Office of Tourism. For the full story, follow this link to the press release.

Pictured: Kristen Goller, Tourism Manager for Wicomico County Recreation, Parks, & Tourism (standing) presents winning entry “Chase the Blue Crab” along with other county partners.