• Minnesota M+E Best of 2020 Finalists

     
    POSTED December 17, 2019
     

Congratulations to the finalists for Minnesota Meetings + Events Best of 2020 readers' choice awards. We look forward to celebrating with each of you at the awards celebration (date/location TBA) where the winners and 2020 Hall of Fame inductees will be announced.

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

Best A/V Provider

Allied Production & Sales 
AVEX 
AV For You

Best Boats/Cruises/Charters

Afton Hudson Cruise Lines 
Al and Alma's Supper Club and Charter Cruises 
Padelford Riverboats 
Stillwater River Boats

Best Brewery/Cidery/Distillery/Winery with Event Space

Royal Foundry Craft Spirits 
Surly Brewing Company 
Winehaven Winery

Best Casino

Canterbury Park and Event Center 
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel 
Treasure Island Resort & Casino

Best Catering Company

Chowgirls Killer Catering 
D'Amico Catering 
Elite Catering, a division of Entourage Events Group

Best Convention/Conference Center

Earle Brown Heritage Center 
Minneapolis Convention Center 
Saint Paul RiverCentre

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (in Town/Area Less than 25,000 in Population)

Discover Stillwater 
Lake of the Woods Tourism 
Red Wing Visitors & Convention Bureau

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (in Town/Area 25,000-80,000 in Population)

Discover St. Louis Park 
Explore Brainerd Lakes 
Explore Edina

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (in Town/Area More than 80,000 in Population)

Meet Minneapolis 
Visit Duluth 
Visit Saint Paul

Best Entertainment (Performer or Talent Agency)

Acme Comedy Co. 
Brave New Workshop 
Enticing Entertainment

Best Event Décor Provider

edgPRODUCTIONS, a division of Entourage Events Group 
Event Lab 
Girl Friday

Best Event Rental Provider

Après Event Dècor and Tent Rental 
BeThings 
Ultimate Events

Best Florist

Bachman's 
Richfield Flowers & Events 
Sadie's Couture Floral

Best Golf Venue

Breezy Point Resort 
Edinburgh USA 
Grand View Lodge

Best Historic or Cultural Venue

Armory 
Machine Shop 
Mansion at Uptown

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (300 or More Guest Rooms)

JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America 
Radisson Blu Mall of America 
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 300 Guest Rooms)

Hewing Hotel 
North at Grand View 
The Saint Paul Hotel

Best Livestreaming/Webcasting Service

EideCom 
Heroic Productions 
Mediapolis LLC

Best Meeting/Event Venue (No Hotel)

Armory 
Machine Shop 
Minneapolis Event Centers

Best New Venue (September 2018-19)

Bavaria Downs 
Harriet Place 
West End Conference Center

Best Photography

Graddy Photography 
Jeannine Marie Photography 
Lauren B Photography

Best Planning Company

Do Good Events 
Entourage Events Group 
Event Lab

Best Resort/Lodge

Breezy Point Resort 
Grand View Lodge 
Larsmont Cottages

Best Restaurant with Private Dining Space

The Bachelor Farmer 
Murray's 
Spoon and Stable

Best Speaker/Presenter (Individual or Agency)

Élan Speakers Agency 
Minnesota Speakers.com 
National Speakers Association - Minnesota

Best Sports Venue

Allianz Field 
Target Field 
U.S. Bank Stadium

Best Team-Building Activity/Organizer

Bad Axe Throwing
Brave New Workshop 
Topgolf

Best Transportation Provider

Eclipse Global Transportation 
Premier Transportation 
Renee’s Limousines

 

Take note of these seven pros who are making their mark in the meetings and events industry. Colorado Meetings + Events is proud to introduce our 2020 Hall of Fame inductees, who are among the state's most creative, dedicated and passionate individuals. Our editorial advisory board, composed of 15 industry representatives from around the staste, nominated and selected this year's inductees for their commitment and unique contributions. Now in its 13th year, the Hall of Fame has 90 distinguished members. 

 

Here's who has been crowned the winners and runners-up of the Colorado Meetings + Events Best of 2020 readers' choice awards. Congratulations!  

Best Brewery/Distillery/Winery with Event Space 
Bigsby's Folly Craft Winery & Restaurant 

 

As we are committed to stopping the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Minnesota Meetings + Events Readers’ Choice Awards Best of 2020 party has been cancelled. 

Although we cannot meet physically, we will announce the Minnesota Best of 2020 winners virtually. Stay tuned! 

Click here for a list of this year's finalists.