• Northeast M+E Best of 2019 Winners (Listed)

     
    POSTED October 7, 2019
     

GENERAL NORTHEAST AREA

Best Convention/Expo Center

AND THE WINNER IS: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Runners-up:
» Atlantic City Convention Center
» Meadowlands Exposition Center

Best CVB/DMO (1 million+ in Population)

AND THE WINNER IS: NYC & Company

Runners-up:
» Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
» Central Jersey Convention & Visitors Bureau

Best CVB/DMO (100,000-999,999 in Population)

AND THE WINNER IS: Visit Bucks County

Runners-up:
» Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau
» Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board

Best CVB/DMO (Less than 100,000 in Population)

AND THE WINNER IS: Meet AC

Runners-up:
» Cape May County Department of Tourism
» Discover Lancaster (tie)
» Visit Hershey & Harrisburg (tie)

CONNECTICUT (STAMFORD/GREENWICH)

Best Caterer

AND THE WINNER IS: Best in Gourmet

Runners-up:
» Sweet Relief Catering
» Clambake Connection LLC

Best Event Design/Planning Company

AND THE WINNER IS: Signature Event Design, LLC

Runners-up:
» Stacie Shea Events, LLC
» Wings Unlimited, Inc.

Best Meeting/Event Venue (No Accommodations)

AND THE WINNER IS: The Loft at Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Runners-up:
» Bank Street Events
» The Landing by David’s Soundview Catering

Best Resort with Meeting/Event Space (Statewide)

AND THE WINNER IS: Mohegan Sun

Runners-up:
» Foxwoods Resort Casino
» Water’s Edge Resort and Spa

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space

AND THE WINNER IS: Hyatt Regency Greenwich

Runners-up:
» Hotel Zero Degrees Stamford
» DELAMAR Greenwich Harbor

NEW JERSEY​

Best Caterer

AND THE WINNER IS: Simply Delicious Catering

Runners-up:
» Chez Alice Catering Company
» Encore Catering

Best Event Design/Planning Company

AND THE WINNER IS: The Charles Group, Inc.

Runners-up:
» Flowerful Events
» Eclipse Events

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space

AND THE WINNER IS: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

Runners-up:
» The Asbury Hotel
» Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino

Best Resort with Meeting/Event Space

AND THE WINNER IS: The Crystal Springs Resort

Runners-up:
» Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City
» Ocean Place Resort & Spa

Best Meeting/Event Venue (No Accommodations)

AND THE WINNER IS: Liberty House Restaurant and Events

Runners-up:
» Grounds For Sculpture
» MetLife Stadium

NEW YORK (5 BOROUGHS, WESTCHESTER/ ROCKLAND COUNTIES)​

Best Caterer

AND THE WINNER IS: Fancy Girl Table

Runners-up:
» Sweet Basil Catering
» Deborah Miller Catering & Events

Best Event Design/ Planning Company

AND THE WINNER IS: McVeigh Global Meetings and Events (MGME)​

Runners-up:
» Northern Lights Events
» Kraft Event Management

Best Resort with Meeting/Event Space (Statewide)

AND THE WINNER IS: Gurney's Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa

Runners-up:
» The Sagamore Resort
» Mohonk Mountain House

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space

AND THE WINNER IS: New York Hilton Midtown

Runners-up:
» New York Marriott Marquis
» Conrad New York Downtown

Best Meeting/Event Venue (No Accommodations)

AND THE WINNER IS: Tavern on the Green

Runners-up:
» The Glasshouse
» Brooklyn Winery (tie)
» Brooklyn Botanic Garden (tie)
» Gotham Hall (tie)

PENNSYLVANIA​

Best Caterer

AND THE WINNER IS: Brûlée Catering

Runners-up:
» J Scott Catering
» Catering By Design (tie)
» Garces Catering (tie)

Best Event Design/Planning Company

AND THE WINNER IS: The Event Group

Runners-up:
» The JDK Group Catering & Events
» Event FX Productions, Inc. (tie)
» Corporate Dimensions Ltd. (tie)

Best Meeting/Event Venue

AND THE WINNER IS: Philadelphia Museum of Art

Runners-up:
» The Fillmore Philadelphia
» The Franklin Institute

Best Hotel with Meeting/ Event Space

AND THE WINNER IS: Loews Philadelphia Hotel

Runners-up:
» Historic Hotel Bethlehem
» Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center (tie)
» Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square Hotel (tie)

Best Resort with Meeting/Event Space

AND THE WINNER IS: Hershey Lodge

Runners-up:
» Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
» Sands Bethlehem

Take note of these seven pros who are making their mark in the meetings and events industry. 

Jolene Ihle, Founder
IdeationMKT
Lifetime Achievement 

“I was 10 years old when I received my Muscular Dystrophy Carnival Kit in the mail. The box was filled with cool ideas and colorful materials to  support fundraising efforts. I was completely enthralled with the event planning process. … This experience was my jumpstart into events and I was hooked.”

 

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

Best Brewery/Cidery/Distillery/Winery with Event Space 
Surly Brewing Company 

 

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.