• Vote for the Northwest M+E Best of 2018 Readers' Choice Awards

    POSTED March 27, 2018

The annual readers' choice awards are designed to honor the cream of the crop in the regional meetings and events industry. The awards are a celebration of the hard work and above-and-beyond service of suppliers who help planners be at the top of their game.

Voting closes June 4 so make sure to vote today!

Want some inspiration? Check out all the coverage from the Northwest M+E Best of 2017 Awards!

>> Best of Award Winners 2017 <<

>> 2017 Editor's Picks <<


 Interested in sponsoring the Northwest M+E Best of 2018 readers' choice Awards? Please email Stori Stone!

Best of Alaska 

Best Convention/Conference Center

AND THE WINNER IS: Hilton Anchorage Anchorage

» Alyeska Resort
» The Hotel Captain Cook 

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space

AND THE WINNER IS: Alyeska Resort Girdwood


After careful consideration, discussion and campaigning, our readers have made their choices and voted for their favorite venues and service providers for 2017. Some of the winners are highly respected veterans that have won in their respective categories multiple times. Others are making an appearance on this treasured list for the very first time. All win accolades from our readers for their professionalism and expertise. And now, it’s time for the big reveal ...


It’s a fair bet that every weekend throughout the year, there is a community festival going on somewhere in the Northwest. After all, this is a region known for its creativity, so it only makes sense that we would need as many outlets as possible for local artistic expression. That’s why I wanted to showcase some of these events in my annual Editor’s Picks. The five I chose—one each in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and British Columbia—are not only successful, but they are also true community events produced by small organizing teams and local volunteers.