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Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission Honored With ConventionSouth’s Readers’ Choice Award

Nov 28, 2018 12:37PM ● By Press Release

The Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission (LCVC) was recently honored by the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth magazine with a 2018 Readers’ Choice Award as a top meeting site in the South.

“ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth Publisher J. Talty O’Connor. “The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require.”

LCVC President and CEO Ben Berthelot added, “For meeting planners to recognize that Lafayette Parish is a great place to do business with and meet means a lot, and we look forward to hosting many more great meetings in the future. We also look forward to being recognized by Convention South Magazine in its upcoming issue and the free publicity that will come with that recognition.”

LCVC is among 320 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities and hotels located across the South to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites are then compiled onto an online ballot where meeting professionals and fans are asked to vote for the best of the best.

With over 7,000 voters participating in the selection process and the highest social media interaction to date, this has been the most successful and engaging year yet. Since creation in 2001, this is the tenth time that Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission has received the award, making it an even greater honor to present it with a 2018 Readers’ Choice Award.

LCVC will be featured as an award recipient in the December 2018 Awards Issue of ConventionSouth magazine. This issue will also showcase some of the most talented meeting professionals in the nation as ConventionSouth also presents planners with its annual “Meeting Professionals To Watch” designation.