F&D 2021 Awards of Excellence Winners

 

Congratulations to this year’s Awards of Excellence winners!

F&D readers nominated CVBs and convention centers based on:

(1) their experiences working with the venues prior to March 2020; and/or

(2) the venue’s implementation of COVID safety measures and service to the community in these challenging times.

Look for the official announcement in the 2021 F&D SuperBook.

 

Northeast

Prime Site Award Winners

  • Albany Capital Center, Albany, NY
  • Atlantic City Convention Center, NJ
  • Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, CT
  • David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center, NY
  • The Javits Center, New York, NY
  • Lancaster County Convention Center, PA
  • Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus, NJ
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA
  • Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI
  • Wildwoods Convention Center, Wildwood, NJ

Top Destination Award Winners

  • Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau
  • Discover Philadelphia, PA
  • Greater Boston CVB, MA
  • Greater Hartford CVB, CT
  • Meet AC/Atlantic City CVA, NJ
  • Providence/Warwick CVB, RI
  • Visit Pittsburgh, PA

 

Mid-Atlantic

Prime Site Award Winners

  • Baltimore Convention Center, MD
  • Greater Richmond Convention Center, VA
  • Roland E. Powell Convention Center, Ocean City, MD
  • Virginia Beach Convention Center, VA
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

Top Destination Award Winners

  • Events DC, Washington, DC
  • Ocean City CVB, MD
  • Visit Baltimore, MD
  • Visit Norfolk, VA
  • Virginia Beach CVB, VA

 

Southeast

Prime Site Award Winners

  • Birmingham-Jefferson County Convention Center, Birmingham, AL
  • The Classic Center, Athens, GA
  • Durham Convention Center, NC
  • Jackson Convention Complex, MS
  • Knoxville Convention Center, TN
  • Miami Beach Convention Center, FL
  • Mobile Convention Center, AL
  • Music City Center, Nashville, TN
  • New Orleans Morial Convention Center, LA
  • Ocean Center, Daytona Beach, FL
  • Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
  • Owensboro Convention Center, KY
  • Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, GA
  • Shreveport Convention Center, LA

Top Destination Award Winners

  • Birmingham CVB, AL
  • Chattanooga Tourism Co., TN
  • Explore Charleston, SC
  • Greater Miami CVB, FL
  • Greensboro CVB, NC
  • Little Rock CVB, AR
  • Louisville CVB, KY
  • Memphis Tourism, TN
  • Myrtle Beach Area CVB, SC
  • New Orleans & Company, LA
  • Visit Jackson, MS
  • Visit Jacksonville, FL
  • Visit Knoxville, TN
  • Visit Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Visit Orlando, FL
  • Visit Savannah, GA
  • Visit Tampa Bay, FL
  • Wilmington and the Beaches CVB, NC

 

Midwest

Prime Site Award Winners

  • Branson Convention Center, MO
  • Bridge View Center, Ottumwa, IA
  • Century Center, South Bend, IN
  • DeVos Place, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH
  • Grand Wayne Convention Center, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Greater Columbus Convention Center, OH
  • Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, OH/Global Center for Health Innovation, OH
  • Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN
  • Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, IA
  • Kansas City Convention Center, MO
  • McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
  • Minneapolis Convention Center, MN
  • Monona Terrace Convention Center, Madison, WI
  • Overland Park Convention Center, KS
  • Saint Charles Convention Center, MO
  • SeaGate Convention Centre, Toledo, OH
  • Sioux Falls Convention Center, SD
  • tcf Center, Detroit, MI
  • Wisconsin Center, Milwaukee, WI

Top Destination Award Winners

  • Akron/Summit CVB, OH
  • Cincinnati CVB, OH
  • Destination Cleveland, OH
  • Experience Columbus, OH
  • Explore St. Louis, MO
  • Greater Des Moines CVB, IA
  • Visit Detroit/Metro Detroit CVB, MI
  • Visit Indy, Indianapolis, IN
  • Visit Milwaukee, WI
  • Visit Omaha, NE
  • Visit Wichita, KS

 

West

Prime Site Award Winners

  • Albuquerque Convention Center, NM
  • Anaheim Convention Center, CA
  • Austin Convention Center, TX
  • Boise Centre, ID
  • Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO
  • Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center, Corpus Christi, TX
  • George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX
  • Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, HI
  • Irving Convention Center, TX
  • Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, TX
  • Las Cruces Convention Center, NM
  • Las Vegas Convention Center, NV
  • Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, CA
  • Los Angeles Convention Center, CA
  • Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA
  • Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR
  • Palm Springs Convention Center, CA
  • Phoenix Convention Center, AZ
  • Pueblo Convention Center, CO
  • Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, NV
  • SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, Sacramento, CA
  • Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • San Diego Convention Center, CA
  • Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, NV
  • Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
  • Spokane Convention Center, WA
  • Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, AZ
  • Utah Valley Convention Center, Provo, UT
  • Yakima Convention Center, WA

Top Destination Award Winners

  • Amarillo CVB, TX
  • Arlington CVB, TX
  • Austin CVB, TX
  • Boise CVB, ID
  • Colorado Springs CVB, CO
  • Experience Scottsdale, AZ
  • Greater Houston CVB, TX
  • Greater Ontario CVB, CA
  • Irving CVB, TX
  • Las Vegas CVA, NV
  • Long Beach CVB, CA
  • Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, CA
  • Marina del Rey CVB, CA
  • Meet Hawaii, HI
  • Monterey County CVB, CA
  • Oklahoma City CVB, OK
  • Pasadena CVB, CA
  • Reno Sparks CVA, NV
  • Sacramento CVB, CA
  • San Antonio CVB, TX
  • Visit Anaheim/Anaheim/Orange County VCB, CA
  • Visit Billings, MT
  • Visit Denver, CO
  • Visit Oakland, CA
  • Visit Phoenix, AZ
  • Visit San Jose, CA
  • Visit Salt Lake, UT
  • Visit Seattle, WA
  • Visit Spokane, WA

 

Caribbean

Prime Site Award Winners

  • Montego Bay Convention Centre, St. James, Jamaica
  • Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, PR

Top Destination Award Winners

  • Discover Puerto Rico

 

Canada

Prime Site Award Winners

  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario
  • Palais des congres de Montreal, Quebec
  • Quebec City Convention Centre, Quebec