Meetings + Incentive Travel’s readers nominated their favourite venues and suppliers and then cast 2,195 votes to determine the winners of the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
The Readers’ Choice Awards program currently has 14 categories. Three of the categories—Best Hotel, Best Venue (without bedrooms) and Best Caterer—each call for nominations in three regions: Eastern Canada, Central Canada and Western Canada. Five more categories—Transportation Provider (ground), Speakers Bureau, Online Registration, Mobile App and AudioVisual—are awarded nationally.
The 2016 winners and top picks are featured in a special photo report in the November.December 2016 issue. They are:
Since 1998, Meetings + Incentive Travel’s Readers’ Choice Awards program has given planners the chance to thank and celebrate the industry suppliers that make their events successful. This year, the program kicked off at IncentiveWorks, Canada’s leading tradeshow for event professionals. The call for nominations ran from Aug. 16 to Sept. 16 and drew 113 submissions in 14 categories. It was followed by a three-week online voting period, which determined the winners and runners-up in each category.