2018 Stella Awards

We are thrilled to announce the 2018 recipients of the 2nd Annual Stella Awards. Download the list of winners and finalists below.

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Bravo, Stella Winners! Our team at Northstar Meetings Group and its leading brands, Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings, are thrilled to announce the 2018 recipients of the 2nd Annual Stella Awards. For a free copy of the 2018 Stella Awards Showcase, featuring all the winners and finalists, please submit the form here on this page. 

Meeting planning is a methodical process, and attention to detail is a critical factor for success. We’ve brought that ethic to the Stella Awards. It’s a competitive, year-long nomination and evaluation process to identify and honor excellence in the meetings industry.

The gold, silver and bronze winners — whether a hotel, cruise line, city, DMC or other service provider — have demonstrated their commitment to helping you pull off a flawless event.

Enjoy immediate access to the 2018 Stella Awards showcase by using the form on this page.

Nearly 10,000 votes were cast from around the world for the 532 destinations, hotels and service providers nominated in 18 categories in six regions in the United States and worldwide, spotlighting the very best hotels, convention centers, conference centers, convention and visitor bureaus, destination marketing organizations, destination management companies, airlines and cruise lines.

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 confidence 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.

Click here to nominate your organization for a 2019 Stella Award. Organizations must enter to be eligible to win, and may submit nominations in any relevant categories by April 19, 2019.