Minnesota M+E Best of 2019 Winners (Listed)

  • Minnesota M+E Best of 2019 Winners (Listed)

     
    POSTED April 23, 2019
     

Best Livestreaming/Webcasting Service

THE WINNER IS: EideCom Inc.

Runners-up:
» Heroic Productions
» ​Mediapolis, LLC

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (300 or More Guest Rooms)

THE WINNER IS: JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America

Runners-up:
» Hilton Minneapolis
» Radisson Blu Mall of America

Best Event Décor Provider

THE WINNER IS: Event Lab

Runners-up:
» Bungalow 6 Design + Events
» Girl Friday

Best Sports Venue

THE WINNER IS: U.S. Bank Stadium

Runners-up:
» Target Field
» Xcel Energy Center

Best Entertainment (Performer or Talent Agency)

THE WINNER IS: Adagio Djay Entertainment

Runners-up:
» Brave New Workshop
» Acme Comedy Co.

Best Historic or Cultural Venue

THE WINNER IS: Landmark Center

Runners-up:
» James J. Hill House
» Mill City Museum

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (in Town/Area 25,000-80,000 in Population)

THE WINNER IS: Visit Lakeville

Runners-up:
» St. Cloud Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
» Visit Mankato

Best Event Rental Provider

THE WINNER IS: Après Event Décor & Tent Rental 

Runners-up:
» Ultimate Events
» BeThings

Best Audio-Visual Provider

THE WINNER IS: Allied Productions & Sales

Runners-up:
» AV For You
» AVEX

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (in Town/Area More than 80,000 in Population)

THE WINNER IS: Meet Minneapolis

Runners-up:
» Visit Saint Paul
» Explore Brainerd Lakes

Best Transportation Provider

THE WINNER IS: Renee’s Limousines

Runners-up:
» Lorenz Bus Service
» Premier Transportation

Best Brewery/Distillery/Winery with Event Space

THE WINNER IS: Surly Brewing Company

Runners-up:
» Winehaven Winery and Vineyard
» Indeed Brewing Company

Best Golf Venue

THE WINNER IS: Golden Valley Country Club

Runners-up:
» Grand View Lodge
» Madden’s on Gull Lake

Best Convention/Conference Center

THE WINNER IS: Minneapolis Convention Center

Runners-up:
» Saint Paul RiverCentre
» Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)

Best Casino

THE WINNER IS: Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

Runners-up:
» Treasure Island Resort & Casino
» Canterbury Park and Event Center

Best Team-Building Activity/Organizer

THE WINNER IS: Escape MSP

Runners-up:
» Kerfoot Canopy Tour
» Topgolf

Best Photography

THE WINNER IS: lauren b. photography

Runners-up:
» Coppersmith Photography
» Graddy Photography

Best New Venue (Sept. 2017-18)

THE WINNER IS: The Armory

Runners-up:
» The Hutton House
» Mystic Lake Center

Best Convention & Visitors Bureau (in Town/Area Less than 25,000 in Population)

THE WINNER IS: Visit Fergus Falls

Runners-up:
» Discover Stillwater
» Red Wing Visitors & Convention Bureau

Best Boats/Cruises/Charters

THE WINNER IS: Al and Alma’s Supper Club and Charter Cruises

Runners-up:
» St. Croix River Cruises
» Stillwater River Boats

Best Resort/Lodge

THE WINNER IS: Grand View Lodge

Runners-up:
» Madden’s on Gull Lake
» Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts

Best Florist

THE WINNER IS: Bachman’s Special Events

Runners-up:
» Sadie’s Couture Floral
» Indulge & Bloom

Best Restaurant with Private Dining Space

THE WINNER IS: CRAVE American Kitchen & Sushi Bar (The Shops at West End)

Runners up:
» The Bachelor Farmer
» 112 Eatery

Best Meeting/Event Venue (No Hotel)

THE WINNER IS: Muse Event Center

Runners-up:
» Machine Shop
» Aria

Best Catering Company

THE WINNER IS: CRAVE Catering & Events

Runners-up:
» D’Amico Catering
» Chowgirls Killer Catering

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Less than 300 Guest Rooms)

​THE WINNER IS: The Saint Paul Hotel

Runners-up:
» DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel St. Paul Downtown
» Hotel Ivy, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Minneapolis

Best Planning Company

​THE WINNER IS: Do Good Events

Runners-up:
» Event Lab
» BeEvents

Best Speaker/Presenter

​THE WINNER IS: National Speakers Association - Minnesota Chapter

Runners-up:
» MinnesotaSpeakers.com
» Élan Speakers Agency

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MNM+E’s annual readers’ choice awards brought 295 meeting and event professionals to the Lumber Exchange Event Center on April 24 to honor the 2019 award winners and Hall of Famers. Frank Maciel was the event’s emcee. Mall of America was the premier sponsor, and Discover St. Louis Park was the event’s Uber sponsor, giving attendees a credit to the ride-share app.

 

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