Illinois M+E Best of 2018 Awards

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Congratulations to the finalists for The Illinois Meetings + Events Best of 2018 readers' choice awards! We look forward to celebrating with you and announcing the winners and 2018 Hall of Fame inductees on Thursday, May 10 at the Builders BLDG.

Illinois M+E's readers' choice awards is one of the largest gatherings of industry professionals in the region and serves as a wonderful place for planners and suppliers to network. The night includes food, drinks, entertainment and the reveal of Best of 2018 award winners and Hall of Fame inductees. Attendees also are the first to see the newest issue of our magazine!

Click Here to Register!

Thursday, May 10
5:30-8 p.m.

Builders BLDG
222 N LaSalle Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
Map and Directions

Schedule of Events:
5:30-6:45 p.m. Cocktail reception with passed hors d'oeuvres and refreshments
6:45-8 p.m. Winners & Hall of Fame inductees revealed

$20 per person

Connect with us on social media before, during and after the awards with the hashtag #BestofIL2018

Take a peek at our list of finalists (in alphabetical order) and view last year's winners and photos from the event

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors! 

Thank You to Our Photo Booth Sponsor

The meetings and events industry’s version of the Olympic games means new podium finishes, repeat winners, returning medalists and plenty of friendly competition.


The seven newest inductees are among the state’s most creative and dedicated industry pros.



Best Rental Service Provider

THE WINNER IS: Butler Rents (tie)
Denver | 303.388.5971

THE WINNER IS: Event Rents (tie)
Englewood | 303.972.0975

» Allwell Rents

Best Meeting/Event Planning Company