For the 18th year, our readers have selected their favorite hotels and resorts. This month we honor the 30 top properties with our Premium Circle Award, acknowledging their excellence as meeting venues. Insurance and financial services meeting executives cast their ballots based on meeting- room quality, staff, food and beverage service, convention services, guest-room quality, and audiovisual and technical support. Congratulations to all our winners!


The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, Scottsdale


The Grand Del Mar, San Diego
Loews Coronado Bay, San Diego
The St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point


Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket
Mohegan Sun, Uncasville


The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs


Amelia Island Plantation
Boca Raton Resort
Fontainebleu Miami Beach


Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua


InterContinental Chicago
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago


The Roosevelt New Orleans


The Westin Boston Waterfront


Bellagio, Las Vegas
MGM Grand, Las Vegas
The Venetian, Las Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas

New Jersey

Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City
Harrah's Resort Atlantic City


Kingsmill Resort & Spa, Williamsburg

West Virginia

The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs

Puerto Rico

El San Juan Hotel & Casino


Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos Golf & Spa

Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, Cancun

Please look for the ballot for our 19th annual Premium Circle Awards in the March 2010 and May 2010 issues of Financial & Insurance Meetings.

Take this opportunity to single out and nominate your favorite properties for holding meetings and incentives.

We will announce the winners of the 2010 Premium Circle Awards in our September 2010 issue.