Congratulations to all 2014 Northwest Meetings + Events Best Of Finalists! We've listed the finalists in each category in alphabetical order, so don't get too excited- yet. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, October 22 and will appear in the Fall 2014 issue of Northwest Meetings + Events.

Best Attraction in Alaska

Denali National Park & Preserve
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
Mendenhall Glacier

Best Convention/Conference Venue in Alaska

The Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center
Hotel Captain Cook
Ted Ferry Civic Center

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

Cape Fox Lodge
Coast International Inn Anchorage
Embassy Suites Anchorage

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in Alaska

Hilton Anchorage
Hotel Captain Cook
Sheraton Anchorage

Best Resort in Alaska

Alyeska Resort
Hotel Captain Cook
Waterfall Resort

Best Attraction in British Columbia

Stanley Park
Victoria’s Inner Harbour
Whistler Ski Resort

Best Convention/Conference Venue in British Columbia

The Fairmont Waterfront
Marriott Victoria
Vancouver Convention Centre

Best Small Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 200 Rooms) in British Columbia

Opus Vancouver
The Hotel at River Rock
Rosewood Hotel Georgia

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in British Columbia

Fairmont Empress
The Fairmont Waterfront
Whistler Westin

Best Resort in British Columbia

Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa
Whistler Blackcomb

Best Attraction in Idaho

The Couer D'Alene Resort
Payette Lake
Silverwood Theme Park

Best Convention/Conference Venue in Idaho

Boise Centre
The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Shore Lodge

Best Small Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 200 Rooms) in Idaho

Hotel 43
Knob Hill Inn
Shore Lodge

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in Idaho

The Coeur d'Alene Resort
The Grove Hotel
Sun Valley Resort

Best Resort in Idaho

The Coeur d'Alene Resort
Shore Lodge
Sun Valley Resort

Best Attraction in Oregon

Crater Lake National Park
Mount Hood
Multnomah Falls

Best A/V Provider in Oregon

Allied Video Productions
Greenlight Creative
Think AV

Best Boat Charters in Oregon

Five Star Charter
Portland Spirit
Yaquina Bay Charters

Best Catering Company in Oregon

Crave Catering
Food in Bloom Catering
Vibrant Table Catering & Events

Best Convention/Conference Venue in Oregon

Eagle Crest Resort
Oregon Convention Center
Salem Convention Center

Best Florist/Event Decor Provider in Oregon

Flowers by Deanna
Vibrant Table Flowers
Zest Floral

Best Green Venue in Oregon

Brasada Ranch
Ecotrust/The Natural Capital Building
Salem Convention Center

Best Historic Venue in Oregon

The Benson Hotel
The Heathman Hotel
Timberline Lodge

Best Small Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 200 Rooms) in Oregon

FivePine Lodge and Conference Center
Grand Hotel in Salem
The Heathman Hotel

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in Oregon

Hilton Portland and Executive Tower
The Nines
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront

Best Rental Service in Oregon

Barclay Event Rentals
The Party Place
West Coast Event Productions

Best Resort in Oregon

The Allison Inn & Spa
Brasada Ranch
Sunriver Resort

Best Transportation Provider/Valet Services in Oregon

Lucky Limousine
MTR Western
Premier Valet

Best Attraction in Washington

Chihuly Garden & Glass
Pike Place Market
Space Needle

Best A/V Provider in Washington

AVMS
Blue Danube Productions
PSAV

Best Boat Charters in Washington

Argosy Cruises
Victoria Clipper
Waterways Cruises and Events

Best Catering Company in Washington

Foodz Catering
Kaspar's Special Events & Catering
Lisa Dupar Catering

Best Convention/Conference Venue in Washington

Bell Harbor Conference Center
Lynnwood Convention Center
Washington State Convention Center

Best Florist/Event Decor Provider in Washington

Aria Style
Fena Flowers
PJ Hummel & Company

Best Green Venue in Washington

Hilton Vancouver Washington
Lynnwood Convention Center
Sodo Park

Best Historic Venue in Washington

Fairmont Olympic

Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)
Paramount Theatre
Space Needle

Best Small Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 200 Rooms) in Washington

Cedarbrook Lodge
Heathman Hotel Kirkland
Hotel 1000
Willows Lodge

Best Large Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Rooms) in Washington

Doubletree Spokane
Fairmont Olympic Hotel
Sheraton Seattle Hotel

Best Rental Service in Washington

AA Party Rentals
ABC Rentals
Pederson's Rentals

Best Resort in Washington

Alderbrook Resort & Spa
Salish Lodge & Spa
Suncadia Resort

Best Transportation Provider/Valet Services in Washington

British Motor Coach
Butler Seattle
MTR Western

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

 

Have an important event coming up? Need a little inspiration? Haven’t yet found the perfect venue? Not sure how to make the event an unforgettable experience? No problem. We have just the thing.

Our readers have chosen the best florists, venues, entertainers—plus everything else you might need. And we’re sharing that list with you. Here’s to the Northwest Meetings + Events Best of 2019 readers’ choice winners and runners-up—and to your next event!

 

This year’s three inductees into our annual Hall of Influencers are the brains behind our region’s most spectacular events and joyful celebrations.