SAUSALITO, Calif., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Meetings, the leading media company and most trusted resource for meeting professionals, is proud to announce the winners of its 2016 Platinum Choice Awards. A prominent benchmark in the meetings industry, the distinguished awards platform salutes premier hotels and destinations that demonstrate exceptional dedication to raising the standards of excellence.
These remarkable venues were hand-selected and voted upon by high-caliber industry professionals, the Smart Meetings' editorial team and Smart Meetings readers as properties that created an exquisite environment for meetings and events, with thought given to ambience, guest services, meeting space, breadth of resources and more. The Platinum Choice Awards have gained recognition as an effective resource for meeting planners and have become a prestigious honor for the premier properties that host them.
"Our team is thrilled that the Platinum Choice Awards have become such a measurable touchstone for the industry's valued planners and hoteliers," said Marin Bright, Smart Meetings founder and CEO. "We feel privileged to give our readers the opportunity to celebrate the fabulous properties that helped make their events such a success. It is truly a wonderful way to create connections and camaraderie between meeting planners and suppliers."
Platinum Choice winners are featured in the December issue of Smart Meetings print and digital magazines, reaching more than 80,000 meeting professionals.* Winners will also be showcased on the Smart Meetings website for one year.
*Based on 44,000 print subscribers in June 2016 BPA Brand Report and 0.9 pass along circulation according to June 29 to July 11, 2016 Bright Business Media LLC and Readex Research survey.
About Smart Meetings:
Smart Meetings is the leading media company and the most trusted resource for professionals in the meetings industry. Providing best-in-class service, Smart Meetings publishes cutting-edge meetings content in print and digital magazines, hosts world-class networking events, features thought-leading and interactive webinars, provides a complimentary site-selection service (Smart Meetings 360) and offers myriad digital resources. Smart Meetings pioneered the widely celebrated one-on-one hosted buyer program and has become the most effective media company to connect meeting professionals with premier hotels and destinations.
SOURCE Smart Meetings