OABA’s Hall of Fame and Industry Pioneer Inductions for 2019
Please join us for a Champagne Reception for Inductees and families on Wednesday, February 6, at 4:15 PM at the IISA Museum, Second Floor
This year’s recipient for the esteemed honor, induction into the OABA Hall of Fame, will be Michael Wood, OABA Trustee 2015, owner of Wood Entertainment Co.
Also, being honored will be Bill Dillard, OABA Trustee 1993, owner of Bill Dillard Expositions (deceased), will be celebrated for his industry and OABA accomplishments. Accepting this honor on behalf of this father, will be Bill Dillard, Jr.
In addition, this year’s esteemed OABA Industry Pioneer recognition will be awarded to Stephen Swika, Jr. (deceased), owner of S & S Amusements. His wife, Jackie, also an OABA Trustee 2002 and Hall of Fame recipient in 2007, (deceased), received this recognition, with her husband, Stephen, accepting for her. Stephen’s son, Stephen Swika, III, will be presented this honor, on behalf of his father.
Formal inductions will take place on Friday evening, February 8, at the Sheraton Tampa Brandon hotel, starting at 6 PM, in the Ballroom.