Nominate the Industry's Smart Stars

This planner's choice award is based on the actual experiences of Smart Meetings magazine readers at venues and destinations around the world. This is your chance to rate suppliers who partner with you to elevate the meetings experience based on a range of amenities from the most fabulous ballroom to the most luxuriant spa.

We will calculate the results and feature the top-rated properties and places in the June issue of Smart Meetings and in an interactive online site dedicated to delivering solutions.

Nominate by April 1 and be entered to win a stay at a Smart Stars winning property.

Best Of Categories


Airport Hotel

Attraction/Theme Park


Beach Hotel

Boutique/Lifestyle Hotel

Overall Boutique/Lifestyle Hotel Brand

City Hotel

Coastal Hotel

Conference Center

Convention Center

Convention Center Hotel

Cruise Line


International CVB/DMO

Desert Hotel


Eco/Green Hotel

Executive Retreat

Family-Friendly Property

Gaming/Casino Hotel

Golf Resort

Historic Hotel

Hotel Pool

Hotel Spa

Incentive Hotel

Island Hotel

Mountain/Ski Hotel

Outdoor Event Space

Overall Hotel Chain

Special-Event Venue

2020 Smart Stars Winners Receive

Featured in the June edition of Smart Meetings (print and digital editions)

Recognition and exposure through, national email newsletters and social media

Exposure in a nationwide press release distributed over a major newswire

How to Vote

Review the 2020 ballot of distinguished hospitality brands or write in your favorite. Submitting your vote is quick and easy and you’ll help to shine the spotlight on your favorite brands. Remember, you’ll be automatically entered to win a stay at a Smart Stars winning property!

Entry Deadline: April 1