Press Release – For Immediate Release

Contact:               Brenda Kissko, Tourism & PR Manager
                            (432) 686-3567

MIDLAND COMPANIES HONORED AT THE TEXAS MEETINGS + EVENTS MAGAZINE THIRD ANNUAL READERS’ CHOICE BEST OF AWARDS

Midland, Texas — On Monday, September 13, Texas Meetings + Events magazine presented their third annual Readers’ Choice Best Of Awards to celebrate the finest of the meetings and events industry. The Midland Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is excited to announce that Midland companies won every award for the Western Region, which includes Midland, Odessa, El Paso, Lubbock, Amarillo, Abilene, and San Angelo.

Midland winners are: Destination Management Organization: Midland CVB; Caterer: Carino's Italian;  Conference/Convention/Exhibition Center: The Midland County Horseshoe;Entertainment: Mex-Tex Family Fiesta; Florist: FlowerlandGolf Resort/Country ClubGreen Tree Country Club; Holiday Event/Party Venue: Kessler's Reception Hall; Hotel with Meeting Space: Hilton Midland Plaza; Unique Venue: Kessler's Reception HallOff-the-Beaten Path Venue: Shack in the Back; Rental Service: Elegante Bridal Décor;  Teambuilding Facility/Organizer: Buzz 2 Bucks;  Transportation: Big John’s Limo Service; Photography: LKM Photography; New Venue: Cigar Frogs.

A full article on the winning companies can be found in the fall 2010 issue of Texas Meetings + Events magazine.

Midland winners will honored by the Midland CVB at the upcoming Travel & Tourism Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. at The Velvet Room inside Midtown Hotel & Conference Center, 3100 W. Wall St.

For more information, contact the Midland CVB 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.