• 2017 Best of Pennsylvania Award Winners (Listed)

    POSTED October 4, 2017

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (Fewer than 200 Guest Rooms)

THE WINNER IS: Warehouse Hotel at The Nook 

» Normandy Farm
» Fairmont Pittsburgh

Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space (More than 200 Guest Rooms)

THE WINNER IS: Hershey Lodge

» The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
» The Logan Philadelphia

Best Inn with Meeting/Event Space

THE WINNER IS: Hotel du Village

» The Inn at Leola Village
» Valley Green Inn

Best Casino

THE WINNER IS: Parx Casino

» Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem
» SugarHouse Casino

Best Golf Resort with Event Space

THE WINNER IS: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort 

» Springfield Country Club
» Skytop Lodge

Best Resort with Meeting/Event Space

THE WINNER IS: Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

» Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
» Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center

Best Brewery with Event Space

THE WINNER IS: Yards Brewing Company

» Appalachian Brewing Company
» The Church Brew Works

Best Historic or Cultural Venue

THE WINNER IS: The Franklin Institute

» Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
» Heinz History Center

Best Winery with Event Space

THE WINNER IS: Chaddsford Winery

» New Hope Winery
» The Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey

Best Restaurant with Private Dining Space

THE WINNER IS: Forklift & Palate

» Fork
» Water Works

Best Meetings/Events Venue (No Hotel)

THE WINNER IS: Spooky Nook Sports

» The Franklin Institute
» The Hub Conshy

Best Florist

THE WINNER IS: The Farmer’s Daughter Flowers

» Beautiful Blooms Events
» Floral Designs of Mount Joy

Best Caterer

THE WINNER IS: Starr Catering Group

» DiBruno Brothers
» Brûlée Catering

Best Meeting/Event Planning Company

THE WINNER IS: Albrecht Events, LLC

» The Event Group
» The JDK Group

Best Transportation Provider

THE WINNER IS: J&J Luxury Transportation

» King Limousine Transportation Service, Inc.
» Premiere #1 Limousine Service

Best CVB in Town/Area More Than 300,000 in Population

THE WINNER IS: Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

» Discover Lancaster
» Visit Bucks County

Best CVB in Town/Area Less Than 300,000 in Population

THE WINNER IS: Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau

» Destination Gettysburg
» Lackawanna County CVB

Best A/V Provider

THE WINNER IS: Synergetic

» IMS Technology Services
» Eventions Productions

Best Event Decor Provider

THE WINNER IS (A TIE): Albrecht Events, LLC & | Party Rental Ltd.

» Roberts Event Group
» Shumaker PDT

Best Entertainment Provider/Performer

THE WINNER IS: The Philly Keys

» Philly Event Group
» Michelle Lee Entertainment

Best Photographer/Videographer

THE WINNER IS: Jeremy Hess Photographers

» Leeann Marie Photography
» Richard Barnes Photography 

Shining a Spotlight on the Best of the Best


The annual Best of readers' choice awards are designed to honor the cream of the crop in the regional meetings and events industry. The awards are a celebration of the hard work and above-and-beyond service of suppliers who help planners be at the top of their game.


Welcome to our second annual Best of Pennsylvania reader's choice awards. Last year we were pleased with the results, but this year we were really bowled over by your support - we doubled the number of votes we received! While there are a few familiar faces, most of this year's recipients are first-time winners. 

We are excited to celebrate the winners and we know you're curious to see who took the top prizes, so go ahead and read on to learn more. Here are your 2017 winners...