ConventionSouth Awards recognize the industry’s best of the best

GULF SHORES, Ala. – The dust has settled, the votes have been tabulated, and once again ConventionSouth has recognized the best of the best meeting sites and destinations.

On October 12, the winners of the 2020 Reader’s Choice and 2021 Top New or Renovated Meeting Sites Awards were formally announced.

More than 8,000 people voted for the elite list of 380 meeting destinations and venues across the South. For a complete list of this year’s Reader’s Choice winners, visit

Those who received honorable mentions this year due to multiple write-in votes can be viewed at

Not to be outdone, ConventionSouth also shined the spotlight on a number of venues and destinations that are new on the block or have completely changed their vibe.

After hundreds of nominations and an editorial review, the elite list of the top 59 new or renovated meeting sites and destinations in the South can be found at

Congratulations to all the winners, and a big thank you to all those who provided nominations or votes.

ConventionSouth still has more accolades to hand out as in the coming months we will be profiling some of the top meeting professionals in the country. Keep an eye out for this announcement at and in print in the December 2020 issue.

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