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!

Arizona

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

California

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

Connecticut

Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket
Mohegan Sun, Uncasville

Colorado

The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs

Florida

Amelia Island Plantation
Boca Raton Resort
Fontainebleu Miami Beach

Hawaii

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

Illinois

InterContinental Chicago
Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago

Louisiana

The Roosevelt New Orleans

Massachusetts

The Westin Boston Waterfront

Nevada

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

Virginia

Kingsmill Resort & Spa, Williamsburg

West Virginia

The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs

Puerto Rico

El San Juan Hotel & Casino

Mexico

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.