Smart Meetings is nominated as Best Travel Media Outlet in the 2017 American Group Travel Awards (AGTA), which recognizes suppliers delivering outstanding services and group travel experiences in North America.

Nominations in 22 categories also include hotels, airlines, cruise lines, ground transportation, rental car companies, convention centers, CVBs and more. Categories and nominees were chosen by a panel of travel and hospitality experts based on “quality of services, experiences and customer satisfaction for group travelers.”

Now in its fourth year, AGTA is sponsored by, a leading provider of online group hotel bookings worldwide.

Online voting continues through mid-October at

The awards gala, hosted by documentary film producer and former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan, will take place on Nov. 13 in New York City at Diamond Horseshoe Theatre in the Paramount Hotel.

“Make your voice heard by voting for your favorites in group travel today,” said Tim Hentschel, co-founder and CEO for

We wouldn’t presume to tell you whom to vote for, but… wink, wink.