Welcome Honolulu, Portland (Oregon) and New Orleans and other leaders in sustainability like Minneapolis and Rochester in Minnesota and San Diego and San Jose in California to our top convention city list. For 2019, we’ve added Air Quality as a seventh ranking factor to Ease of Access, Affordability of Hotel Rooms, Safety, Walkability, Promotional Appeal and Weather. That one change really affected our standings. More than half on this year’s list are here for the first time.
To see what else makes these 25 places so great for meetings, click on any of the images below.
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Note: Only cities with convention centers are eligible for the top 25 list.
The top large meeting cities for 2019 are:
New Orleans, Honolulu, Seattle, Orlando, NYC, San Francisco, San Diego, Denver, Las Vegas, Philadelphia