CVB Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Award
October 24, 2016
The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB is among 250 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities and hotels located across the South to receive this year’s ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award. ConventionSouth is the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites are then compiled onto an online ballot where meeting professionals and fans are asked to vote for the best of the best. With over 4,000 voters participating in the selection process and the highest social media interaction to date, this has been the most successful and engaging year yet!
In North Carolina, the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB is among 19 total meeting sites, only eight of them visitor bureaus, that were honored by this award.
Since its creation in 2001, this is the seventh time that the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB has received the award, making it an even greater honor. The Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB will be featured as an award recipient in the December 2016 Awards Issue of ConventionSouth magazine.
“Many know the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area has been a go-to spot for more than 100 years, but receiving this award for the seventh year in a row is very special to us,” says Beverly Stewart, Vice President of Sales for the Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area CVB. “Meeting and event planners love our friendliness, our warmth, and our community’s true spirit of hospitality. From fairways to farms, playing fields to sophisticated functions, these small towns are big on heart, and options. We are truly honored to be among the best in the South, and to receive such consistent high praise.”
We'd like to send out special thanks to all the meeting planners who voted for us. We couldn't have done it without you!