The South’s Top Small Markets with BIG Music

“The South’s Top 10 Small Markets with BIG Music”

Based On Reader & Fan Votes

This September, ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for those who plan events held within the South, asked readers and Facebook fans to vote for the cities they felt were the best places for music and to hold a meeting or event. The Facebook ballot provided a list of 30 small market destinations across the South to select from and the top 10 vote-getters are receiving recognition as the “South’s Top 10 Small Markets with BIG Music.”

The winners are:

Florence/Lauderdale County, Alabama

Wytheville, Virginia

Natchitoches, Louisiana

Cumberland, Maryland

Jackson, Tennessee

Lubbock, Texas

San Marcos, Texas

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Stillwater, Oklahoma

Alexandria, Louisiana

Readers and fans were asked to vote on destinations where groups can best experience unique music while holding a meeting or event, according to ConventionSouth Editor Marcia Bradford. “Meeting Planners and event organizers from across the country look for unique destinations in the South to hold their meetings and events, and ConventionSouth’s 2016 list of the ‘South’s Top 10 Small Markets with Big Music” provides these planners with interesting insights on some of the South’s most alluring smaller cities for musical fun. Cities with a rich musical heritage and vibrant music scene bring an added layer of excitement to a meeting or event. This allows meeting planners to create unique themes during their events, infuse upbeat rhythms to their events, and increase attendance and attendee engagement. By adding the element of music to an event, meeting planners create a more memorable experience for attendees and therefore, increase the success of the gathering.”