For Immediate Release

Contact:  Brenda Kissko, Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau Tourism & Public Relations Manager: (432) 686‐3567 | 

The Texas Meetings + Events  Magazine has announced the nominees for the 2011 Readers’ Choice Best Of Awards. Midland businesses have again dominated the list of nominees from the Big Bend region that stretches from Midland over to El Paso.

Midland nominees include: Destination Management Organization:  Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau; Caterer:  Gerardo's Casita and Gomez Catering;   Meeting/Event Venue, Hotel or Resort (holds 500+):  Midland County Horseshoe Arena and George H.W. & Barbara Bush Commemorative Center; Meeting/Event Venue, Hotel or Resort (holds less than 500):  Hilton Midland Plaza, Courtyard By Marriott Midland Odessa and Kessler’s Reception Hall; Rental Service Provider:  Ken’s Rental Services; Meeting/Event Planning Company: You’re Invited by Shellie; Golf Venue/Resort:  Green Tree Country Club, Hogan Park Golf Course and Midland Country Club.  

Winners will be announced at the Texas Meetings + Events  Readers' Choice Best Of Awards Party on Monday, September 19, 6:00 p.m.  ‐  8:30 p.m. at the San Antonio Convention Center, 200 E. Market St. Visit for a full list of nominees and to R.S.V.P. to the awards party.

For more information, contact the Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau at (432) 683‐3381.

The mission of the Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau is to encourage economic growth by developing, promoting, enhancing and supporting Midland as a vibrant visitor destination.