2013 Readers' Choice Best Of Awards Finalists

  • 2013 Readers' Choice Best Of Awards Finalists

     
    POSTED April 29, 2013
     

Congratulations to all Northwest Meetings + Events' 2013 Readers’ Choice Best Of Finalists! We've listed the finalists in each category in alphabetical order, so don't get too excited- yet. Winners will appear in the Summer 2013 issue of Northwest Meetings + Events.

ALASKA 

Best Attraction in Alaska
- Denali National Park
- Medenhall Glacier
- Sitka, Alaska

Best Convention/Conference Venue in Alaska
- Centennial Hall Convention Center, Juneau
- Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center

Best Small Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 200 Rooms) in Alaska
- The Westmark Baranof Hotel

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in Alaska
- Alyeska Resort
- Hotel Captain Cook

Best Resort in Alaska
- Alyeska Resort

BRITISH COLUMBIA 

Best Attraction in British Columbia
- Buchardt Gardens
- Stanley Park
- Whistler

Best Convention/Conference Venue in British Columbia
- Vancouver Convention Center
- Victoria Conference Centre

Best Small Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 200 Rooms) in British Columbia
- The Magnolia Hotel & Spa

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in British Columbia
- Delta Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa
- Four Seasons Vancouver

Best Resort in British Columbia
- Delta Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa
- Harrison Hot Springs
- Whistler Blackcomb Resort

IDAHO

Best Attraction in Idaho
- Lake Coeur d’Alene
- Silverwood Theme Park
- Sun Valley

Best Convention/Conference Venue in Idaho
- Boise Convention Center
- The Coeur d’Alene Resort and Spa
- Sun Valley Resort

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in Idaho
- The Coeur d’Alene Resort and Spa
- The Grove Hotel

Best Resort in Idaho
- Coeur d’Alene Resort and Spa
- Sun Valley Resort

OREGON 

Best Attraction in Oregon
- Columbia River Gorge
- Mount Hood
- Oregon Coast

Best A/V Provider in Oregon
- Greenlight Creative
- PSAV
- Think AV

Best Boat Charters in Oregon
- Marine Discovery Tours
- Portland Spirit River Cruises
- Willamette Jet Boats

Best Catering Company in Oregon
- Crave Catering
- Salty’s Waterfront Seafood Grill on the Columbia
- Vibrant Table Catering & Events

Best Convention/Conference Venue in Oregon
- Oregon Convention Center
- Salem Convention Center
- Wildhorse Resort and Casino

Best Florist/Event Decor Provider in Oregon
- Bird Dog Creative
- Parties to Go
- Sophisticated Floral Design
- Vibrant Flowers

Best Green Venue in Oregon
- Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Portland
- Ecotrust Building
- Leftbank Annex

Best Historic Venue in Oregon
- The Benson Hotel
- The Governor Hotel
- Liberty Theater
- Timberline Lodge

Best Small Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 200 Rooms) in Oregon
- Columbia Cliff Villas
- The Heathman Hotel Portland
- Hotel deLuxe

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in Oregon
- Hilton Portland & Executive Towers
- The Nines
- Salishan Spa & Golf Resort
- Wildhorse Resort & Casino

Best Rental Service in Oregon
- Barclay Event Rentals
- The Party Place

Best Resort in Oregon
- The Allison Inn & Spa
- Black Butte Ranch
- Sunriver Resort

Best Transportation Provider/Valet Services in Oregon
- Best Car in Town
- Blue Star Transportation
- MTR Western
- RAZ Transportation
- Star Park Valet

WASHINGTON 

Best Attraction in Washington
- Chihuly Garden and Glass
- Mount Rainier National Park
- Space Needle

Best A/V Provider in Washington
- AVMS
- Blue Danube
- PSAV

Best Boat Charters in Washington
- Argosy Cruises
- Virginia V Steamship
- Waterway Cruises and Events

Best Catering Company in Washington
- Kaspars Special Events & Catering
- Lisa Dupar Catering
- Salty’s Waterfront Seafood Grill

Best Convention/Conference Venue in Washington
- Bell Harbor International Conference Center
- Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center
- Washington State Convention Center

Best Florist/Event Decor Provider in Washington
- AriaStyle
- Fena Flowers
- Juniper Flowers
- PJ Hummel & Company

Best Green Venue in Washington
- Herban Feast
- Hilton Vancouver Washington
- Hyatt at Olive 8

Best Historic Venue in Washington
- Davenport Hotel
- Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)
- Space Needle

Best Small Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 200 Rooms) in Washington
- Heathman Hotel Kirkland
- Pan Pacific Hotel
- Sorrento Hotel

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in Washington
- Hyatt Regency Bellevue
- Sheraton Seattle
- The Westin Seattle

Best Rental Service in Washington
- AA Party Rentals
- Grand Event Rentals
- Pedersen’s Event Rentals

Best Resort in Washington
- Alderbrook Resort & Spa
- Roche Harbor Resort
- San Juan Island
- Suncadia Resort

Best Transportation Provider/Valet Services in Washington
- British Motor Coach
- Butler Valet and Transportation
- Red Carpet Valet

 

Congratulations everyone, we'll see you at the party!
3rd Annual Readers' Choice Best Of Awards Party
Thursday, June 27
6-8:30 p.m.
Columbia Tower Club

RSVP here!

ALASKA

Best Convention/Conference Venue

AND THE WINNER IS: Alyeska Resort

Runners-up:
» Ted Ferry Civic Center
» ​Hotel Captain Cook

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space

AND THE WINNER IS: Hotel Captain Cook

 

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