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Unique Venues Best of Winners




Unique Venues would like to recognize the Best of the Best. These venues were chosen by planners and readers as the best in the industry. These award winning venues represent categories ranging from “Best Earth-Friendly Venue” to “Best Website.”







Best Earth-Friendly Venue


Winner: Colorado State University

Fort Collins, Colorado USA
Contact: Jen Birach at 970-491-0416

Best High-Tech Venue


Winner: Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center

Arlington, Virginia USA
Contact: Larissa LaCour at 571-858-3030

Best Large-Market Venue


Winner: Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts USA
Contact: Miranda McLean at 617-353-3520

Best Marketing Campaign


Winner: University of Delaware Conference and Event Services

Newark, Delaware USA
Contact: Polly Weir at 302-831-3714

Best Mid-Market Venue


Winner: The University of Rhode Island

Kingston, Rhode Island USA
Contact: Sheri Davis at (401) 874-5654

Best Outdoor Event Space


Winner: Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

La Jolla, California USA
Contact: Ioana Vladescu at (858) 822-5439

Best Renovation/Addition


Winner: University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida USA
Contact: Richard Kenney at 305-284-5742

Best Small-Market Venue


Winner: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Springfield, Illinois USA
Contact: Britta Brackney at 217-558-8873

Best Social Media Presence


Winner: Galena Country Tourism

Galena, Illinois USA
Contact: Justin Helle at 815-776-9200

Best Venue for an LGBTQ-Friendly Event


Winner: Arts Club Theatre Company, BMO Theatre Centre

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Contact: Jack Holmes at 604-687-5315

Best Venue for Concerts or Shows


Winner: Orchestra Hall

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
Contact: Nick Peter at (612) 371-5693

Best Venue for Conferences


Winner: American University Washington College of Law

Washington, District of Columbia USA
Contact: Conference Services at 202-274-4450
Washington College of Law

Best Venue for Day Meetings


Winner: The Conference Center at Montclair State University

Montclair, New Jersey USA
Contact: Kaitlin Kurdyla at 973-655-3391

Best Venue for Expos and Trade Shows


Winner: MEET Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Contact: MEET Sales Team at 702-734-6338

Best Venue for Formal Affairs


Winner: San Francisco Film Centre

San Francisco, California USA
Contact: Maggie Panontin-Young at 415-561-2264

Best Venue for Locally Sourced Catering


Winner: American University

Washington, District of Columbia USA
Contact: 202-885-8247

Best Venue for Spiritual/Wellness Gathering


Winner: UCLA Lake Arrowhead Lodge, Conference Center and Family Resort

Lake Arrowhead, California USA
Contact: Cassiopeia Figueroa at 909-336-7058

Best Venue for Team Building


Winner: The Mountain Winery

Saratoga, California USA
Contact: Amanda Hawkins at 669-208-4875

Best Venue for Unique Experiences


Winner: Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center

Chicago, Illinois USA
Contact: Shemika Swann-Thompson at 312-786-6986
Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center

Best Venue for Weddings


Winner: University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, Maryland USA
Contact: Joseph Criscuoli at 301-314-7884

Best Venue for Youth Retreats & Camps


Winner: California University of Pennsylvania

California, Pennsylvania USA
Contact: Conference Services at 724-938-4803

Best Venue to Film a Movie or TV Show


Winner: Saint Elizabeth University

Morristown, New Jersey USA
Contact: Patty Devlin at 973-290-4384