IIf you are a Stella award winner, congratulations! If you are a non-supplier reader of this special Stellas supplement, kudos to you, too, because you have come to the place to
fnd superior destinations, venues and services for your business
events, each vetted and approved by your peers and a panel of
esteemed industry judges.
Te winners showcased within these pages — whether a
hotel, cruise line, city, DMC or other service provider — have
demonstrated their commitment to helping you pull of a
fawless event. To be a Stella winner indicates that a provider’s
product is the best of the best, a shining star in the meetings
industry. In short, you can refer with confdence to the Stella
list when choosing services and locations for your upcoming
meetings. Our honorees are standouts all, and you will be, too,
when you partner with a Stella award winner.
Beyond the winners’ circle, in these pages we also look at
what’s on the horizon for hotel design; today’s hot food and
beverage trends; ways to hold a sustainable meeting; how CVBs
are recrafing the meaning of great service; the conference center
advantage; why convention centers are taking a cue from the
performing arts, and the pure pleasure of meeting at sea.
Enjoy this special supplement — and don’t forget to nominate
your favorite suppliers for a 2018 Stella award now at
Senior Vice President/Chief Content Director
Northstar Meetings Group