Awards

ConventionSouth Magazine releases the 2022 list of Radiant Resorts

GULF SHORES, Ala. (February 21, 2022) — The results are in for ConventionSouth’s Radiant Resorts, and 15 fabulous Southern properties took top spots. In February, ConventionSouth editors compiled a Facebook ballot of 75 visually stunning resorts with abundant amenities. From those resorts, ConventionSouth readers and Facebook fans voted for …

Alison Kieckhafer – The Event Lounge

Alison Kieckhafter

Owner and chief event officer, The Event Lounge

Dallas, Texas 

Describe your job.
Since I started the company 11 years ago, my talented in-person and virtual event team has produced more than 5,000 meetings, conferences, events, and activations around the globe. We offer live and virtual …

Andre Wells – Events by Andre Wells

Andre Wells

Owner, Events by Andre Wells

Washington, D.C.

Describe your job.

I own an event design and planning firm in Washington, D.C, and work throughout the United States and abroad. We produce and design corporate, political, and social events, in addition to high-profile weddings.

How did you …

Chris Dyer – Conference Catalysts, LLC

Chris Dyer

CEO, Conference Catalysts, LLC

Gainesville, Fla. 

Describe your job.

In addition to my CEO responsibilities, I have directly served as a conference manager for more than 150 conferences, meetings, and events over the past 15 years. I currently oversee all company operations and am intensely involved in …

Danielle Couick – Magnolia Bluebird design + events

Danielle Couick

Principal & Creative Director, Magnolia Bluebird design + events

Gaithersburg, Md.

Describe your job.

I oversee day-to-day operations, manage a small but mighty team of planners, and design and plan social, corporate, and life events. So, I get to do cool things with and for cool people, …

Donna Klempnow – Rutherford County (Tennessee) CVB

Donna Klempnow

Director of Sales, Rutherford County (Tennessee) CVB

Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Describe your job.

I promote and sell Rutherford County as a premier destination for conventions, corporate meetings, association conferences, sporting events, reunions, and tour groups. I’m responsible for sales lead distribution, hotel history, and revenue reports for …

Emily Hartstone – Magellan Management

Emily Hartstone

Vice President, Magellan Management

Boca Raton, Fla. 

Describe your job.

I currently oversee all meeting and event logistics within our company.  This includes sourcing, contracting, planning, and then through final execution. My main focus is to ensure our clients’ goals and objectives are not just met, but …

Dylan Shinholzer – Viewstub.Com, Event Masters

Dylan Shinholzer

Chief Experience Officer, ViewStub.com, Event Masters

Richmond, Va.

Describe your job.

I help businesses and brands plan, manage, and coordinate small- and large-scale concerts, festivals, and conferences.

How did you get started and what got you from there to today?

Several of my jobs back in …

Erin Cook – e2 Destination & Event Management

Erin Cook

President/General Manger, e2 Destination & Event Management

Orlando, Fla.

Describe your job.

As the owner of e2, I wear many hats. I use whatever time and skills I have to ensure our events are the best they can be, picking up different roles in marketing, oversight, …

Gary Solomon Jr. – Solomon Group

Gary Solomon Jr.

Co-founder, Solomon Group

New Orleans, La.

Describe your job.

I focus on Solomon Group’s strategic initiatives, a responsibility that has resulted in our national success and expansion.

How did you get started, and what got you from there to today?

I started out in theater production, …

Heather Herrig – Every Last Detail Events

Heather Herrig, CMP

President & Chief Event Strategist, Every Last Detail Events

Atlanta, Ga.

Describe your job.

I’m a professional “connector.” I create optimized spaces and opportunities for people to come together, virtually or in person. Also, I connect questions to answers, problems to solutions, needs
to …

Keshena Patterson – HelmsBriscoe

Keshena Patterson

Manager, Global Accounts and Site Selection Specialist, HelmsBriscoe

Houston, Texas

Describe your job.

I am a site selection specialist or, as it is commonly known, a third-party planner for HelmsBriscoe. I help event planners find hotels for their conferences, meetings, and events that require group sleeping room …

Kimberly Bean – KBT Creative Support Services

Kimberly Bean

Event Specialist, KBT Creative Support Services

Brentwood, Tenn. 

Describe your job.

As an independent conference and meeting planner, I plan, manage, organize, and source conferences, meetings, retreats, summits, incentives, symposia, events, and venues for nonprofits, corporate, association, education, and government organizations.

How did you get started …

Lauren Sherman – EVisions

Lauren Sherman

Corporate Meeting and Event Manager, EVisions

Orange County, Calif. 

Describe your job.

As a corporate meeting and event manager for a software company, I deliver on-brand meetings and events that display our company culture and values. I plan, manage, and execute internal and external conferences, trade shows, …

LeAnna Toups-Bennett – Louisiana Economic Development

LeAnna Toups-Bennett

Marketing Representative, Louisiana Economic Development

Baton Rouge, La.

Describe your job.

I am a government meeting planner for Louisiana Economic Development (LED), a state agency. It is my duty to plan and execute all agency events, taking responsibility for all the creative, technical, and logistical elements, including …

Renee Radabaugh – Paragon Events

Renee Radabaugh

President & CEO, Paragon Events

Delray Beach, Fla. 

Describe your job.

My job is anything from cleaning the toilets to leading a team of enormously talented people. Our events and clients range from international incentive programs to corporate conferences, grand openings, trade shows, and VIP networking events. …

Sammy Caban – Innov8 Events Agency

Sammy Caban

CEO, Innov8 Events Agency

West Palm Beach, Fla.

Describe your job.

My work is rewarding and never boring. It’s given me the opportunity to lead and learn from a group of creative individuals. It also provides me with the opportunity to be a part of the creation …

Selina Mirza Cooper – Texas Floodplain Management Association

Selina Mirza Cooper

Project Manager, Texas Floodplain Management Association

Austin, Texas

Describe your job.

Being in a small office of only two full-time and one part-time employees, my job entails a good understanding of all aspects of association management for a nonprofit. My primary responsibilities are conference/event planning, professional …

Shai Tertner – Shiraz Creative

Shai Tertner

CEO & partner, Shiraz Creative

Miami, Fla.

Describe your job.

I oversee the growth and image of the brand, along with creative for selected projects and upper management decisions.

How did you get started, and what got you from there to today?

Over 20 years ago, I …

Tess Vismale – iSocialX

Tess Vismale

Founder/CEO, iSocialX

Atlanta, Ga.

Describe your job.

I’m an entrepreneur, and I have been an independent planner for several years. My business at iSocialX focuses on a suite of products and services that foster empowerment in strategic planning, participant engagement, and technology confidence. However, my job …

Tiffaney Gonzales – Galveston Island CVB

Tiffaney Gonzales

Sales Manager, Galveston Island CVB

Galveston, Texas

Describe your job.

As the social, military, education, religious, fraternal (SMERF) sales manager, I promote and sell Galveston Island. I strategically sell the destination to clients and organizations to increase visitor business, generate overnight stays, and maximize the economic impact …

Valerie Drake – Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort

Valerie Drake

Senior Sales Manager, Associations, Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort

Panama City Beach, Fla.

Describe your job.

In my role as a senior sales manager specializing in association groups at the Sheraton Panama City Beach Golf & Spa Resort, I bid on large conventions, …

Zondra Jones – St. Tammany Parish Tourist and Convention Commission

Zondra Jones

Senior Sales Manager, St. Tammany Parish Tourist and Convention Commission

Mandeville, La.

Describe your job.

I am responsible for promoting St. Tammany Parish as a tourist destination for the corporate, association, and SMERF markets. I work to generate new sales leads, maintain existing customer relationships, and …

2021 Readers’ Choice Honorable Mentions Announced

In addition to the winners of RCA awards, we received a number of write-in recommendations for this year’s ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Awards.

While we receive write-in votes every year, the properties listed below received multiple write-in votes, which qualified them for our Honorable Mention recognition.

The Following Are State-by-State 2021 Honorable Mentions:

ALABAMA

2022 New or Renovated Award Winners Announced

The editor’s picks are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Top New or Renovated Awards for 2022.

After hundreds of nominations and an editorial review, this is our elite list of the top 54 new or renovated meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look …

2021 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

The results are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. 

After more than 8,000 readers and fans voted, this is our elite list of the top 415 meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for them within our 2021 December Annual Awards …

ConventionSouth Magazine releases the 2021 list of Revitalizing Resorts

The results are in for ConventionSouth’s list of Revitalizing Resorts. In February, our editors compiled a Facebook ballot with a list of 74 resorts that offer opportunities to recharge and revitalize. From those resorts, ConventionSouth readers and Facebook fans were asked to vote for their top picks.

Meeting Professional to Watch: Zondra White Jones

Zondra White Jones, Senior Sales Manager

Louisiana Northshore/ St Tammany Parish Tourist Commission

Mandeville, La.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I started working in tourism as a front desk clerk at the Holiday Inn Covington in 1995. Immediately I felt like …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Valerie Pagan

Valerie Pagan, Director of Sales

Playa Largo Resort & Spa

Key Largo, Fla.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have been in the hospitality industry for 25 years in nearly every department of a hotel, which give me a very …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Tarshi McCoy

Tarshi McCoy, CMP, CHSP, TMP, Executive Director

New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

New Bern, N.C.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have been in the industry for more than 25 years between working at several hotels and working at the New Bern …

Meeting Professional To Watch: Warren Isenhour

Warren D. Isenhour, President

Isenhour International

Murfreesboro, Tenn.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have fifteen years in the industry working with a myriad of clients and events.  I began in sports management and transitioned over to an independent meeting planner …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Tara Zeravsky

Tara Zeravsky, CMP, Senior Association & Conference Manager

Meeting Expectations

Atlanta, Ga.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I entered the hospitality industry 22 years ago as a registration coordinator for Tupperware Brands. I then became a planner for the same …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Tami Maynard

Tami Maynard, Executive Assistant, Agency Operations

Council on Occupational Education (COE)

Atlanta, Ga.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have been involved with meeting planning for the past 21 years with the same company arranging annual events for conferences, board …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Rachel Keyes

Rachel Keyes, Site Selection Manager

Meeting Expectations

Atlanta, Ga.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I majored in Restaurant, Hotel and Meetings Management at The University of Alabama with a concentration in Meetings and Event Planning and minor in General Business. …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Stephanie A. Watson

Stephanie A. Watson, Luxury Meeting, Travel & Event Planner

DZS Luxury Meetings & Events

Southfield, Mich.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have 25 years of experience as an independent meeting, event, wedding and travel planner. As the principal planner …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Robin Lockett

Robin Lockett, CMP, Director, Global Meetings

TTI/VANGUARD

New York, N.Y.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

My career path after graduating from was catering management trainee to catering manager at the Hyatt Regency Chicago,  project manager at a boutique incentive house, working …

Meeting Professional To Watch: Selina Mirza Cooper

Selina Mirza Cooper, Project Manager

Texas Floodplain Management Association

Cedar Park, Tex.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I started with the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) in Austin, Tex. as a secretary for the education department. My role evolved within a …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Patti Colley

Patti Colley, Chief Strategy Officer

Oklahoma Restaurant Association

Oklahoma City, Ok.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

In 1985, I joined the staff of the Oklahoma Restaurant Association, which also manages the Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association and Oklahoma Travel Industry …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Natalie Fleet

Natalie Fleet, CMP, Senior Vice President, Meetings

American Association of Airport Executives

Alexandria, Va.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I’ve been with AAAE since January 1998.  I started out as a meetings coordinator, quickly realizing meetings was my passion. I …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Megan Levin

Megan Levin, Executive Director

Refrigerated Foods Association

Marietta, Ga.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I fell into association management right out of college, and never left.  I’ve worked with the Refrigerated Foods Association for 28 years, give or take a …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Mark Freeman

Mark Freeman, Meetings Manager

Meetings Alliances

Washington, D.C.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional? 

While working as an executive assistant to several health care executives I was asked if I would be interested in assisting with the meetings team and their …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Marjaneh Marjawitz

Marjaneh Majarwitz, CMP, President

MarjaNET Inc.

Jacksonville, Fla.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have been in the event industry as an independent meeting professional since 2009. My prior background included project management and engineering. Skills gained from these careers, including negotiation, …

Meeting Professional To Watch: Latisha Dutch

Latisha Dutch, CEO/Association Manager

TMD Management

Raleigh, N.C.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have been working in the meetings industry for 20 years in varying industries to include sports and entertainment, healthcare, safety, human resources, and nonprofit.  The past decade …

Meeting Professionals To Watch: Kowana Ragland

Kowana Ragland, CMP, Senior Director

Meeting Expectations

Charlotte, N.C.

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have been a meeting professional for almost 30 years. I am currently a senior director at Meeting Expectations, where I have a multi-faceted role that includes leading …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Kimberly M. Bean

Kimberly M. Bean, Events Specialist

KBT Creative Support Services

Brentwood, Tenn.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

My career has included working as a PR account/event coordinator, and volunteering for 16 years producing fundraising events for my alma mater at Lipscomb …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Keshena Patterson

Keshena Patterson, Manager, Global Accounts

HelmsBriscoe

Houston, Tex.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I am what is considered a third-party planner who sources hotels and other venues worldwide for clients who plan group meetings and events which is at no …

Meeting Professional To Watch: Joan Orentlicher

Joan Orentlicher, CMP, Assistant Vice President, Meetings, Conferences and Travel 

LOMA and LIMRA

Atlanta, Ga.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I was born a meeting planner, starting with managing my youth group events, and continued when I was a gopher …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Jennifer Watson

Jennifer Watson, Senior Director, Global Accounts

HelmsBriscoe

San Diego, Ca.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I started in food and beverage service at 16 and after college, then left food and beverage for marketing events in the music industry.  …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Jennifer Clark

Jennifer Clark, Owner

Emerge Events

Hattiesburg, Miss.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I started my event management company, Emerge Events, in February of 2011. For the last 10 years we have produced a variety of events, including expos, …

Meeting Planner to Watch: Elizabeth Pardillo

Elizabeth Pardillo, CMP, Meeting & Event Strategist

Maritz Global Events

St. Louis, Mo.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I first started working as a meeting professional during my college years at the University of Central Florida, as an event coordinator for …

Meeting Professionals to Watch: Janice Pauline

Janice Pauline, Director, Business Events

National League of Cities

Washington, D.C.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I started in the meetings industry in 1990 working for the Senior Executive Association (SEA).  After few years later, I then was at a crossroads …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Jan Levine

Jan Levine, CTC, President

JSL Meeting & Event Group, Inc.

Morrisville, N.C.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I have more than 30 years of experience in the meeting, travel and event production industries. I began my career as a travel agent …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Dawn E. Vinson

Dawn E. Vinson, Executive Director         

University Aviation Association

Memphis, Tenn.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

Since leaving aviation and joining associations, I started in the education departments, and education means meetings. Lots of meetings—whether its seminars, workgroups, testing sessions, …

Meeting Professional to Watch: David N. Bruce

David N. Bruce, MMP, HTS, Managing Partner

CMP Meeting Services

Granbury, Tex.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I was fortunate to start my hospitality career on the hotel side in both operations and sales. After 14 years in the hotel …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Brett Sterenson

Brett Sterenson, President

Hobby Lobbyists

Washington, D.C.

 

 

Can you provide some of your background as a meeting professional?

I spent my first nine years in the industry as a supplier, in sales for Millennium Hotels in Boston, Ma., and then Kimpton Hotels in Washington, D.C. …

Meeting Professional to Watch: Annette Zarriello

Annette Zarriello, CMP, CMM

ABC Supply Company

Alpharetta, Ga.

 

Why did you choose to become a meeting professional?

I think it chose me.  For many years I provided administrative support for corporate meetings and events in the company I worked for until I was presented with the …

2021 New or Renovated Award Winners Announced

The editor’s picks are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Top New or Renovated Awards for 2021.

After hundreds of nominations and an editorial review, this is our elite list of the top 59 new or renovated meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for …

2020 Readers’ Choice Honorable Mentions Announced

In addition to the winners of RCA awards, we received a number of write-in recommendations for this year’s ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Awards.

While we receive write-in votes every year, the properties listed below received multiple write-in votes, which qualified them for our Honorable Mention recognition.

The Following Are State-by-State 2020 Honorable Mentions:

ALABAMA

2020 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

The results are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. 

After more than 8,000 readers and fans voted, this is our elite list of the top 380 meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for them within our 2020 December Annual Awards …

ConventionSouth Magazine Releases the 2020 List of Remarkable Resorts

GULF SHORES, Ala. (March 9, 2020) — The results are in for ConventionSouth’s list of the Top Remarkable Resorts. In early-March, ConventionSouth Editors compiled a Facebook ballot with a list of 60 remarkable resorts that exceed expectations. From those resorts, ConventionSouth readers and Facebook fans were asked to vote for …

2019 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

The results are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. 

After more than 7,000 readers and fans voted, this is our elite list of the top 337 meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for them within our 2019 December Annual Awards Issue.

2020 New or Renovated Award Winners Announced

The editor’s picks are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Top New or Renovated Awards for 2020.

After hundreds of nominations and an editorial review, this is our elite list of the top 58 new or renovated meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for them …

2019 Readers’ Choice Honorable Mentions Announced

In addition to the winners of RCA awards, we received a number of write-in recommendations for this year’s ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Awards.

While we receive write-in votes every year, the properties listed below received multiple write-in votes, which qualified them for our Honorable Mention recognition.

The Following Are State-by-State 2019 Honorable Mentions:

ALABAMA

Montgomery …

2019 Top Hot Spots for Winter Events

GULF SHORES, Ala. (May 13, 2019) – After a review of our entire 16-state coverage area, our editorial team selected an elite group of ten hot spot cities for winter events.  We then asked our readers to vote for the hottest meeting sites within these hot spots, determining the …

ConventionSouth Magazine Releases the 2019 List of The Top Resorts with Style

GULF SHORES, Ala. (April 4, 2019) —
The results are in for ConventionSouth’s list of the Top Resorts with Style. In mid-March, ConventionSouth Editors compiled a Facebook ballot with a list of 50 stylish resorts that exceed expectations. From those resorts, ConventionSouth readers and Facebook fans were asked to …

2018 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

The results are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. 

After more than 7,000 readers and fans voted, this is our elite list of the top 320 meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for them

2018 Readers’ Choice Honorable Mentions

2018 Readers’ Choice Honorable Mentions

In addition to the winners listed above, we received a number of write-in recommendations for this year’s ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Awards.

While we receive write-in votes every year, the properties listed below received multiple write-in votes, which qualified them for our Honorable Mention …

2019 New or Renovated Meeting Site Award Winners

The editor’s picks are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Top New or Renovated Awards for 2019.

After hundreds of nominations and an editorial review, this is our elite list of the top 79 new or renovated meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners …

2018 Top Hot Spots For Winter Events

GULF SHORES, Ala. (May 15, 2018) – After a review of our entire 16 state coverage area, our editorial team selected an elite group of ten hot spot cities for winter events. We then asked our readers to vote for the hottest meeting sites within these hot spots, determining …

2018 Top New or Renovated Awards Announced

The editor’s picks are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Top New or Renovated Awards for 2018.

After hundreds of nominations and an editorial review, this is our elite list of the top 66 new or renovated meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners …

2017 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

The results are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. 

After more than 6,000 readers and fans voted, this is our elite list of the top 300 meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for them

2017 Readers’ Choice Honorable Mentions

2017 Readers’ Choice Honorable Mentions

In addition to the winners listed above, we received a number of write-in recommendations for this year’s ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Awards.

While we receive write-in votes every year, the properties listed below received multiple write-in votes, which qualified them for our Honorable Mention …

2018 Hottest Southern Soundscapes

“Hottest Southern Soundscapes”

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 to enjoy music and to …

Top Adventure Resorts Announced

The results are in for ConventionSouth’s list of the “Top Adventure Resorts.” In late February, ConventionSouth Editors compiled a Facebook ballot with a list of 51 resorts that exceed expectations by offering meeting and event attendees fun and exciting activities that add adventure to their meetings experience.

2016 Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced

The results are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers' Choice Awards. After more than 4,000 readers and fans voted, this is our elite list of the top 250 meeting sites and destinations in the South. Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for them within our 2016 December Annual Awards Issue.

2017 Top New or Renovated Awards Announced

The editor's picks are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Top New or Renovated Awards for 2017. After hundreds of nominations and an editorial review, this is our elite list of the top 55 new or renovated meeting sites and destinations in the South. Congratulations to our winners and remember to look for them within our 2016 December Annual Awards Issue.

2016 Readers’ Choice Honorable Mentions

This year the voting and participation for Readers' Choice Awards was so high that we received a large number of write-in nominations. While we receive write-in votes every year, the properties listed below received multiple write-in votes, which qualified them for our Honorable Mention recognition.

Top New & Renovated Awards For 2016 Announced

The Results are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Top New or Renovated Awards for 2016.

After more than 5,000 readers and fans voted, this is our elite list of the top 50 new or renovated meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations …

Readers’ Choice Award Winners Announced For 2015

The Results are in for ConventionSouth’s Annual Reader’s Choice Awards. 

After more than 5,000 readers and fans voted, this is our elite list of the top 180 meeting sites and destinations in the South.

Congratulations to our winners and remember to look …