World Class Award

WorldClassLogoInsurance & Financial Meetings Management magazine’s WORLD CLASS AWARD recognizes those hotels, resorts, conference centers and convention and visitors bureaus that have demonstrated their overall commitment to excellence.

The 5,000+ subscribers of Insurance & Financial Meetings Management are offered the opportunity to vote for hotels, resorts, conference centers and CVBs that effectively hosted their meetings and incentive travel programs based on the criteria as noted below. The ballot is announced 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.


Hotels, Resorts and Conference Centers

  • Superior staff service.
  • Excellence in accommodations and meeting facilities.
  • Trouble-free food and beverage functions.
  • Smooth setups and arrangements for social functions.
  • Exceptional ambience.
  • Convenient and accessible location.

Convention & Visitors Bureaus

  • Superior service and support.
  • Comprehensive marketing and promotional assistance.
  • High level of supplier facility and venue information.
  • Coordination and liaison with local officials, attractions and transportation.
  • Extensive assistance with accommodations and site inspections.

Special Advertising Opportunity

Winners are announced in a special awards section annually in the October or December issue of Insurance & Financial Meetings Management 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 World Class Award plaque.

For more information, contact Publisher Harvey Grotsky at 561-989-0600, ext. 106, or email him at

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