GULF SHORES, Ala. (Nov. 30, 2020)—It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national
multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Visit Stillwater with a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award.
“ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to
us that Visit Stillwater has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth
Associate Publisher Ashleigh Osborne. “The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the
United States’ top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highest level of
customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that Visit Stillwater indeed displays the
commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require.”
Visit Stillwater is among 380 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities and hotels located across the
South to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting
sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites are then compiled onto an online
ballot where meeting professionals and fans are asked to vote for the best of the best. With over 8,000 voters
participating in the selection process and the highest social media interaction to date, this has been the most successful
and engaging year yet!
Since creation in 2001, this is the fourth time that Visit Stillwater has received the award, making it an even greater
honor to present it with a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award. Visit Stillwater will be featured as an award recipient in the
December 2020 Awards Issue of ConventionSouth magazine. This exciting issue will also showcase some of the most
talented meeting professionals in the nation as ConventionSouth also presents planners with its annual “Meeting
Professionals To Watch” designation. “Featuring peer advice and trade secrets from our Meeting Professionals to Watch
in 2021, our Awards Issue is one of the most popular must-read resources within the meetings industry,” Osborne said.
Celebrating almost 40 years as a leading meeting planning resource, ConventionSouth magazine is based in Gulf Shores,
Ala., and is distributed to more than 18,000 meeting professionals located across the country who book meetings held
within the South, according to Osborne.
A complete list of award winners can be found online at:
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