Visit Rochester is proud to announce it is once again a Smart Meetings Platinum Choice award winner. 

This award, now in its 20th year, recognizes hospitality partners who help meeting professionals educate, motivate and connect communities. This award is especially meaningful to the staff of Visit Rochester as it is based on client and customer nominations and votes.

"Receiving this honor and recognition from Smart Meetings magazine is exemplary of the outstanding client service and community amenities that the meetings and convention sales team at Visit Rochester delivers to our clients everyday," said Don Jeffries, President & CEO, Visit Rochester. "I am proud of our staff and their work to sell and market Rochester as an ideal destination for meetings, conventions and sporting events." 

"We're grateful to our clients who voted for us for this exciting recognition," said Wendy O'Duffy, Director of Sales, Visit Rochester. "Our team takes great pride in the work that we do to promote Rochester and Monroe County, and to be recognized by Smart Meetings for these efforts is very meaningful." 

Winners of the award have demonstrated exemplary standards of excellence ranging from ambience, amenities, breadth of resources, facility quality, guest services, meeting space and packages, recreational activities, restaurant and dining options, and technical support. Votes are cast by industry professionals, the Smart Meetings editorial team and readers.

To see a full list of 2022 Platinum Choice award winners visit the Smart Meetings website here.