NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Several Hampton Roads organizations were among 24 winners selected in the Virginia and D.C. area for ConventionSouth magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Award.

416 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.

There were over 8,000 voters who participated this year making it the most successful and engaging year yet.

In the Virginia and DC area, the award winners included:

  • Colonial Williamsburg Resorts
  • Destination DC
  • Doubletree Hotel Washington, DC
  • The Fairmont Washington, DC
  • Grand Hyatt Washington, DC
  • Hampton CVB
  • Hampton Roads Convention Center
  • Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront
  • Hilton McLean Tysons Corner
  • Hyatt Regency Dulles
  • The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
  • JW Marriott Washington DC
  • Massanutten Resort
  • Newport News Tourism
  • Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel & Waterside Convention Center
  • The Omni Homestead
  • Omni Richmond Hotel
  • Richmond Marriott Downtown
  • Salamander Resort & Spa
  • Virginia Beach CVB
  • Visit Alexandria
  • Visit Fairfax
  • Visit Norfolk
  • Visit Williamsburg