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BCEC Named Best Convention Center in the Northeast in 2020 Stella Awards

Last week, Northstar Meetings Group and its leading brands, Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings announced the 2020 recipients of the 4th Annual Stella Awards.

The BCEC won GOLD in the Best Convention Center category for the Northeast region of the US. Winners were selected for achieving overall excellence, superb food and beverage, professionalism of staff, sustainability initiatives, and other critical aspects of the meetings and events experience.

The Stella Awards are the meeting industry’s highest honor, recognizing hotels, convention centers, conference centers, airlines, cruise lines, DMOs/CVBs and DMCs that consistently deliver quality service and innovation to meeting and event professionals.

Finalists in each category were determined by meeting and event planners during an open voting period, and winners were chosen by an expert panel of judges selected by the editors of Northstar’s leading brands: Meetings & Conventions, Successful Meetings, Meeting News and Incentive.

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This year, nearly 7,000 votes were cast from around the world for the 553 destinations, hotels and service providers nominated in 17 categories in six regions in the United States and worldwide.

"Congratulations to the distinguished Stella Award winners for 2020,” said Loren Edelstein, vice president and content director for Northstar Meetings Group. “All of the Stella finalists and winners represent excellence in the meetings and events industry as suppliers, and we’re thrilled to honor the best of the best – especially in a year when the industry has been impacted so significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to the winners for supporting meetings and events planners around the world, and thank you for your commitment to quality, service and innovation.”

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