Brides Magazine, a national publication, named The College of Physicians of Philadelphia to their Top 50 Best Wedding Venues in America list. Winners are selected based on ratings from nearly 1,000 brides nationawide. The college was the only venue selected in the entire Philadelphia region. 

Two floors, each with their own spaces including the Marble Rotunda, Gross Library and Mitchell hall, occupy the New Beaux-Arts-style venue. Their catering partner is Catering By Design. Rental of the favility includes in-house tables and chairs, housekeeping and security. 

To view the full list by Brides Magazine, click here

When asking for news from the U.S. Mountain West, I hit the jackpot with three suggestions for truly memorable venues for meetings and events. You might want to get booking quick, as they’ll go fast!  

OREGON 

Set on 640 acres amongst central Oregon’s 1,000-year-old juniper forest and surrounded by the Cascade Mountain Range, Juniper Preserve and its boutique hotel Juniper Lodge in Bend have two of the most unique event spaces in the Pacific Northwest.

 

From making her kids’ Kraken Halloween costumes inspired by Seattle’s National Hockey League team to chasing the sun in eastern Washington looking for spots to camp, Kelly Saling’s love for the Pacific Northwest is apparent in all aspects of her life—including her career. Promoted to senior vice president and chief sales officer at Visit Seattle in September 2021, Saling pulls from this personal appreciation to plug people into the region’s array of venues, natural landscapes, and everything in between.

 

Comfortable, familiar, and adorned with the color tones and tapestries of Peru, Portland’s Andina restaurant, housed in a historic onetime abattoir and warehouse in the city’s Pearl District, serves up modern Peruvian cuisine.