2021 Stella Award Winners

Congratulations to the 260 winners and finalists in the 2021 Stella Awards! Presented by Northstar Meetings Group's leading brands, Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, MeetingNews and Incentive, The Stella Awards herald organizations across the globe that consistently deliver superlative service and innovation across all sectors of the meetings and events industry.

As the industry cautiously returns to the business of face-to-face events, meeting professionals rely on those destinations, venues and other partners that they can trust to provide a best-in-class experience. That’s why Northstar Meetings Group has tapped into the broadest possible universe of meeting and event planners — to curate their top choices and recognize excellence in meetings and events.

Winning organizations include hotels, convention centers, conference centers, airlines, cruise lines, DMO/CVBs and DMCs in 17 categories and six regions worldwide. The Stella Awards celebrate overall excellence, superb food & beverage, professionalism of staff, sustainability initiatives and other critical aspects of the meetings and event experience. Planners can refer with confidence to the Stella Awards winners’ list when choosing services and locations for their upcoming meetings

To support your favorite hotels and industry suppliers in the 2022 Stella Awards, vote now!

Watch the 2021 Stella Awards Showcase

Hosted by Loren Edelstein, vice president and content director for Northstar Meetings Group, and Shalise DeMott, Northstar vice president of sales, the Stella Awards Virtual Showcase announces and celebrates the Stella Award winners. The showcase also features Brett Sterenson, president of Hotel Lobbyists, who served as a judge during the Stella Awards. Sterenson provides perspective on various Stella Award categories and insights on how the winning organizations distinguished themselves from the other nominees. Click the play video icon below to watch now!

2021 Gold Winner Spotlights