Prevue Announces 2014 Visionary Award Winners

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Winners include venues, destinations and suppliers from around the globe that have leveraged technology and innovation in creative ways to enhance the meeting and event experience.

Prevue, a leading global meeting and incentive media brand, is pleased to announce the winners of its third annual Visionary Awards. The 2014 Visionary Awards celebrate the forward thinking initiatives and vision of destinations and suppliers defining the industry.

The Visionary Awards featured venue, destination and supplier nominees from around the world chosen by Prevue’s editors. Winners in eight categories were decided by the meeting and incentive planning community, with three special “Pillar” award winners, based on Return on Investment, Experience & Collaboration, selected from the total pool of nominees by a panel of prestigious planners and industry executives.

2014 Pillar Award Winners:

  •     Return on Experience: Business Events Sydney
  •     Return on Investment: Secrets Resorts
  •     Return on Collaboration: Air New Zealand

2014 Category Winners:

  •     Airlines: Delta Air Lines
  •     Convention Centers: San Jose McEnery Convention Center
  •     Cruise Lines: Royal Caribbean International
  •     Destinations: International: Stockholm
  •     Destinations: U.S.: Las Vegas
  •     Hotels/Resorts: Chain: Caesars Entertainment
  •     Individual Hotels/Resorts: International: Hard Rock Cancun
  •     Individual Hotels/Resorts: United States: Andaz West Hollywood

“Our 40 Visionary nominees all showed creativity and innovation in their products, making our meeting and incentive industry more vital and meaningful than ever,” says Laurel Herman, Prevue’s Publisher and Editorial Director. “We take pride in getting their ideas and group experience opportunities to the meeting professionals’ community and look forward to the continued success of our industry.”

Prevue’s panel of judges for the Visionary Awards Pillar category included some of the most highly regarded planners and executives in the industry. The 2014 judges are: Dahlton Bennington (A Plus Meetings), Sandra Daniel (FIRE Light Group), Debby Dubose (ConferenceDirect), Vernice Hunt (FedEx), Mike May (Spear One), Marsha S. Reynolds (Reynolds Meeting & Event Management), Anita L. Scott (Association of State & Provincial Psychology Board), Tracey Smith (SPIN), and Todd Zint (Meetings and Event Strategy).

To read more about the Visionary Awards, each winner and their impact on the meeting and incentive industries, visit:

About Prevue
Since 2009, Prevue ( has helped planners imagine and create exceptional meetings and incentive events by spotlighting the nuances and unique character of every destination covered. Prevue’s BPA-audited, bi-monthly print magazine is received by 35,000 North American meeting and incentive planners. Prevue's branded interview series, Prevue InFocus, crosses multiple mediums, including its web show, Prevue InFocus Live. Prevue’s weekly e-newsletter Prevue Extra is enjoyed by 30,000+ meeting, incentive and group travel planners.

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