Distinctive Achievement Award

NoYear-DistinctiveAchievementAward_GoldAssociation Conventions & Facilities magazine’s DISTINCTIVE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD recognizes those hotels, resorts, conference centers, convention centers and convention and visitors bureaus that have demonstrated their overall commitment to excellence.

The 20,500+ subscribers of Association Conventions & Facilities are offered the opportunity to vote for hotels, resorts, conference centers, convention centers and CVBs that effectively hosted their meetings and events based on the criteria as noted below. Ballots are sent to subscribers via email. Eligible ballots are limited to those submitted by meeting planner subscribers; and only one ballot per subscriber is accepted. Ballots from industry suppliers such as hotel properties are not accepted.

Judging Criteria

Hotels, Resorts and Conference Centers
  • Superior Service Standards
  • Excellent Accommodations and Meeting Facilities
  • Reasonable Room Rates and Labor Costs
  • Advanced Technological Capabilities and First-Rate Web Site
  • Environmentally Friendly Policies
  • Paramount Safety and Security

Convention & Visitors Bureaus and Convention Centers
  • Superior Service and Support
  • Top-Notch Assistance with Promotion, Accommodations and Site Inspections
  • High Level of Assistance to Identify and Liaison with Suppliers, Vendors, Facilities, Venues and Local Government
  • Outstanding Communication and First-Rate Web Site


Special Advertising Opportunity

Winners are announced in a special awards section of the August/September issue of Association Conventions & Facilities and have the opportunity to purchase a full-page advertisement that is accompanied by a FREE matching page of 4/color editorial coverage including a photograph and contact information. In addition, advertisers will receive a handsome, engraved Distinctive Achievement Award plaque.

For more information, contact Publisher Harvey Grotsky at 561-989-0600, ext. 106, or email him at harvey.grotsky@themeetingmagazines.com.

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