Thursday, February 25, 2016

10 more unusual virtual halls of fame

After posting my article on 12 unusual virtual halls of fame, I came across many more interesting examples.
What follows are 12 additional virtual halls of fame worth noting.

Pizza Hall of Fame

PMQ Pizza Magazine, the pizza industry’s business publication, established the Pizza Hall of Fame in 2005. The virtual hall showcases legendary pizzerias and pizza makers who have helped build America’s pizza culture. Members of the Pizza Hall of Fame have been in business for at least 50 years and earned a reputation as landmark restaurants in their communities.

International Hamburger Hall of Fame

The International Hamburger Hall of Fame is a private collection of hamburger memorabilia. The collection, owned by Harry Sperl in Daytona Beach, Fla., is available for viewing by invitation only.

Toy Industry Hall of Fame

The Toy Industry Hall of Fame recognizes men and women who have had a major impact on the toy industry, from inventors to retailers.

Diecast Hall of Fame

Founded in 2008, the Diecast Hall of Fame honors people who have contributed to the diecast car collecting community.

Final Draft Hall of Fame

For the past decade, Final Draft, maker of word-processing software for screenwriters, has been inducting one legendary screenwriter each year for its hall of fame. The Final Draft Hall of Fame includes such greats as Sydney Pollack, Robert Towne, Aaron Sorkin, Lawrence Kasdan and Paul Schrader.

Fangoria Hall of Fame

Horror movie magazine Fangoria lets its readers pick inductees into the Fangoria Hall of Fame.

The Accounting Hall of Fame

The Ohio State University established the Accounting Hall of Fame in 1950 to honor accountants who are making or have made significant contributions to the advancement of accounting since the beginning of the 20th century. Through 2015, 93 leading accountants from the U.S. and other countries have been elected to the hall of fame.

International Gladiolus Hall of Fame

Since 1981, the North American Gladiolus Council has inducted growers and cultivars into the International Gladiolus Hall of Fame. Gladiolus is a genus of perennial cormous flowering plants in the iris family.

American Border Collie Association Hall of Fame

The American Border Collie Association has been inducting Border Collie breeders and handlers and their dogs into its hall of fame since 1998.
(Photo: Border Collie in action by Alessandro Musicorio of f/orme Pet Photography.)

NAFA Hall of Fame

The North American Flyball Association has been inducting acrobatic pooches into its Clyde Moore Memorial Hall of Fame since 1986.
(Photo: 2015 NAFA Hall of Fame inductee Rukus.)

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