Smart Meetings Announces 2017 American Global Travel Award Nomination

Sausalito, Calif., Nov. 02, 2017Smart Meetings, the leading media company and most trusted resource for meeting professionals, is proud to announce that it has been nominated for a 2017 American Group Travel Award (AGTA) in the category of Best Travel Media Outlet.

Each year,, the leading provider of online group hotel bookings worldwide, recognizes premier suppliers delivering exceptional service and group travel experiences across North America.

Dedicated to connecting high-caliber meeting professionals with their premier hotel and destination counterparts, Smart Meetings educates and inspires planners and suppliers through industry-leading and award-winning print and digital publications, a robust website, myriad digital tools, services and solutions, and streamlines the booking process through powerful monthly networking events.

The AGTAs presented 22 categories including nominations for airlines, cruises, hotels and travel agencies, and has introduced three new categories in 2017 including Best Convention Center, Best New/Emerging Hotel Brand and Best Travel Media Outlet. Each category and nomination was thoughtfully selected by a panel of travel and hospitality experts, noting quality of services, experiences and customer satisfaction for group travelers.

“We are honored to be nominated for such a prestigious award and are proud to serve the hospitality industry. We will continue to provide new solutions and services to make our valued planners and hotels lives and jobs easier,” said Marin Bright, founder and CEO of Smart Meetings.

The fourth annual awards gala will be held on November 13 in New York City, NY.

About Smart Meetings:
Smart Meetings is the leading media company and the most trusted resource for meeting professionals. Providing best-in-class service, Smart Meetings publishes cutting-edge meetings content in print and digital magazines, hosts world-class hosted-buyer networking events, provides CEU-accredited webinars, offers a complimentary site-selection service and offers myriad digital resources.

Media Contact:
Jennifer Harrington