2012 Platiunum Choice Awards

Hotels & Resorts

Honor the service providers and their properties that have gone the extra mile to make your meetings this year a success.

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Type in your top choices for western hotels and resorts below. Enter as many as you feel deserve this special recognition. Last day to vote is September 15st – don't delay.

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