The 2014 MeetingsNet Paragon Awards give meeting professionals the opportunity to identify and reward those hospitality partners including: hotels, resorts, cruise lines, convention centers, CVBs  and tourist boards that have set the standard for excellence in 2013. Nominations for the 2014 awards are based on meetings executed from January 2013 to December 2013.

NEW in 2014
For the first time, voting for the Paragon awards is open to meeting professionals in every niche, from corporate to association, medical to government, religious to financial. Make your opinions count this year. Complete the Paragon Awards ballot now and give your partners the recognition they deserve.

Vote & Enter to Win by June 13, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to complete this ballot. As a token of our thanks, all voters will be entered into a drawing for a $250 gift card for Maui Jim sunglasses! 
To be eligible for the prize, you must be a meeting planner and meet the following criteria:
  1. Nominate your top choices (up to three per category) for the Paragon award. When making your selections, please consider each partner’s food and beverage service, guest room quality, meeting rooms, catering & convention services, and audiovisual/technical support. 
  2. Please complete the online form below. Include the city and state of each U.S. property you nominate. For international properties, include city and country.
  3. Fill out the online form no later than June 13, 2014. Paragon award winners will be tabulated from completed ballots and announced in the August issue of the new MeetingsNet interactive tablet app. 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes is open to active corporate meeting planners who are U.S. residents. Penton Media employees and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter. To enter, complete the entry/ballot form online or fax to (913) 514-9343. One entry/ballot is permitted per person. All entries must be received by 5 p.m. EST on 06/13/2014. Winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 07/01/2014. Odds of winning depend on total number of entries received. Winner will be notified by phone on or about 07/01/2014. All entrants bound by full rules. To obtain full rules, go to All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.