Top meetings publication in Mexico recognizes Vancouver in the 2019 “Merit of Quality in Conventions” Awards.

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Vancouver is the Best International Destination for meetings, according to ConvencioneS Latin America, Mexico’s leading meetings industry publication. This award is the result of a national survey conducted annually by the magazine, where meeting planners and tourism service providers vote in a variety of categories related to the planning and execution of meetings, incentive travel and corporate events.

On October 25, 2019, Mexico’s top meeting planners and tourism industry professionals, including representatives of the Ministry of Tourism, gathered at the Fiesta Americana Reforma Hotel in Mexico City to celebrate the winners of the 23rd annual “Merit of Quality in Conventions” awards. Vancouver tied for first place with the Dominican Republic in the category of Best International Destination. Tourism Vancouver’s Margarita Valle, Director, Business Development, Meetings & Conventions Mexico, was in attendance to receive the prestigious award.

“It’s an honour to receive this recognition from ConvencioneS Latin America,” says Dave Gazley, Vice President, Meeting & Convention Sales, Tourism Vancouver. “This win belongs to the entire hospitality community in Vancouver, who provide support and creativity to international meeting planners on a daily basis. We look forward to welcoming more meetings, conventions, congresses, associations, and corporate and incentive groups from Latin America in the years to come.”

Tourism Vancouver works closely with hotels, venues and suppliers to provide seamless assistance to planners all the way through, from first bid to farewell gala, ensuring delegates and clients walk away more refreshed, rejuvenated and inspired than when they came. To learn more about why you should consider Vancouver for your next meeting or event, visit For more information on Tourism Vancouver’s awards and accolades, click here.