Welcome to our special section — highlighting notable convention and visitors bureaus, as well as convention centers — containing essential information for association meeting planners.
Many of the highlighted CVBs and centers are also winners, by the vote of our readership, of our coveted Inner Circle Award for 2002 (see listing below). Readers ofmagazine chose the winners based on their high level of service, flexible function space, and the quality of food and beverage.
Check out pages 44 through 67 for an overview of what's happening with CVBs and convention centers across the country.
INNER CIRCLE 2002 Award Winners
- Convention and Visitors Bureaus
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau
Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
Jamaica Tourist Board
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau
Portland Oregon Visitors Association
San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau
Seattle's Convention and Visitors Bureau
St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission
- Convention Centers
COBO Conference/Exhibition Center, Detroit
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston
Indiana Convention Center & RCA Dome, Indianapolis
Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center, Louisville
Las Vegas Convention Center
McCormick Place, Chicago
Toronto Congress Centre, Ontario, Canada
Oncenter Complex: Convention Center, War Memorial, Civic Center Theaters, Syracuse, New York
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.