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Austin Convention Center Earns Meetings Today – Best Convention Center, NorthStar Stella Bronze Awards

December 2, 2022

AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Convention Center was recently named 2022 Best of Award Winner for Best Convention Center by Meetings Today and was a bronze winner for the Stella Award 2022 for Best Convention Center - Southwest, issued by NorthStar Meetings Group.

Given to top meeting facilities, Meetings Today announced that the Austin Convention Center was a winner of its Best of Awards 2022 - Best Convention Centers. Meetings Today polled its audience about their feelings towards the best facilities and convention centers, based on their experiences in the previous year.

Criteria for Meetings Today included the quality of meeting space, food and beverage service, efficiency and helpfulness of the staff, availability and quality of tech, cleanliness, and COVID-19 protocols. The winners were voted on and selected by Meetings Today’s audience and their content team. The complete list of winners can be found at MeetingsToday.com/best-of.

As a bronze-level awardee, the Austin Convention Center was named a NorthStar Meeting Group Southwest 6th Annual Stella Award Winner for 2022. This award voted on and judged by NorthStar and its brand Meeting & Conventions and Successful Magazine, recognizes the best hotels, airlines, convention and conference centers, cruise lines, destination marketing organizations, and destination management companies.

NorthStar’s Stella Awards honors those who consistently deliver overall excellence and quality services. This includes food & beverage, staff professionalism, and innovation to meeting and events professionals. The list of winners, finalists, and their profiles can be found at NorthstarMeetingsGroup.com/Stellas.

For more information contact:

Derick Hackett, Senior Public Information Specialist 512.404.4021 or derick.hackett@austintexas.gov

Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager 512.404.4020 or terri.mcbride@austintexas.gov