Boston is a city known for its competitive spirit, so we take pride in maintaining our reputation as one of the best convention and meetings cities in the world. And you don’t have to take our word for it: here are just a few highlights of what makes Boston an award-winning meeting destination.

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Top US Destination for International Association Meetings
International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), 2009-2014

Top 10 Destinations in the U.S. for Trade Shows
Trade Show News Network (TSNN), 2006-2014

GOLD Certified, BCEC & Hynes
International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC), 2011

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Boston’s Best: The Lawn On D
Improper Bostonian, 2016

Digital Excellence Award
EXPO Magazine, 2013 & 2014

Delegates Choice Innovation Award
AIPC, 2013

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation in Business Solution
International Association of Exhibitions & Events (IAEE), 2013

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Supplier of the Year: Joclynne Bynoe, MCCA
Smart Meetings Magazine, 2016

PCMA Convene Best in Show Awards
Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA), 2013 & 2015
- Best Destination Video (2013)
- Best High Tech Facility (BCEC - 2013)
- Best Venue Initiative (complimentary Wi-Fi network - 2013)
- Best Food & Beverage (BCEC - 2015)

Outstanding Service Award: Fred Peterson, MCCA
Exhibition Services & Contractors Association (ESCA), 2013

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#9, Elite 100, MCCA
InformationWeek, 2016

CIO, 2014

Premier 100 IT Leaders: Steven Snyder, MCCA
Computerworld, 2013

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Arnold Z. Rosoff Award
Boston Chamber of Commerce and The Ad Club of Boston, 2008 & 2014
- External Diversity Initiatives, 2014
- Marketing to a Diverse Audience, 2008

Leaders in Diversity
Boston Business Journal, 2012

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Best Green Practices: Innovation
Boston Business Journal, 2013

Challenge for Sustainability
A Better City and the Boston Main Streets program, 2013
For reducing electricity consumption by 7% in just three years.

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awards in all categories.