Kudos to all 55 winners for receiving honors in the 10th annual Inner Circle Awards program. This tribute is paid by AM readers, who voted these top hotels, resorts, convention centers, and convention and visitors bureaus as the best to have serviced their meetings and conventions in the past 12 months. Look for the ballot for our 11th annual Inner Circle Awards on page 35. We will again spotlight the best convention and visitor bureaus and convention centers in our October issue. Please turn the page to read more about some of our exceptional hotel winners. Again, congratulations to all our winners!


    Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort
    The Scottsdale Plaza Resort

    Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina

    Adam's Mark Denver Hotel

    District of Columbia
    Grand Hyatt Washington
    Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

    Caribe Royale Resort Suites and Villas
    Disney's Boardwalk Resort
    Loews Miami Beach
    The Peabody Orlando

    Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort
    Hilton Chicago
    Hotel Inter-Continental
    Oak Brook Hills, A Dolce Conference Resort

    Baltimore Marriott
    Waterfront Hotel

    Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center Boston

    MGM Grand Hotel/Casino
    Paris Las Vegas

    New Jersey
    Tropicana Casino and Resort, Atlantic City

    New York
    Hilton New York

    North Carolina
    Grandover Resort and Conference Center

    Philadelphia Marriott Hotel

    Gaylord Opryland (formerly Opryland Hotel)

    Radisson Hotel Astrodome, Convention Center

    Hilton Salt Lake City Center

    The Homestead

    West Virginia
    The Greenbrier

    Grand Geneva Resort and Spa
    Lake Lawn Resort

    Moon Palace

  • CVBs

    Atlanta CVB
    Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association
    Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau
    Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County CVB, Fla.
    Indianapolis CVA
    Las Vegas CVA
    Greater Miami CVB
    Tourism Montréal
    Orlando/Orange County CVB, Fla.
    Puerto Rico Convention Bureau
    St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission
    San Antonio CVB, Texas
    San Diego CVB
    Metropolitan Tucson CVB
    Washington D.C. Convention and Tourism Corp.

  • Convention Centers

    George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston Cobo Conference/Exhibition Center, Detroit
    Greater Columbus Convention Center, Ohio
    Indiana Convention Center and RCA Dome, Indianapolis
    Kentucky International Convention Center, Lousiville
    Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada
    McCormick Place Complex, Chicago
    ONCENTER Complex: Convention Center, Arena, Civic Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
    Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.
    Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Ore.