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MS Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau
P O Box 8298
Biloxi MS 39535-8298



Nicole Misita
Public/Media Relations Manager
Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau



MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST - The Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau has received the 2014 Convention South Magazine's Readers' Choice Award.

"ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau has been selected to receive our annual Readers' Choice Award," said ConventionSouth  publisher J. Talty O'Connor. "The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States' top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require."

ConventionSouth, is a national monthly publication that gives information for those who hold meetings & events in the South and Caribbean Seas.  ConventionSouth provides online services of resources and tools used for the meetings and events industry as well as the South's hospitality industry according to  Their mission is to inform meeting professionals on the latest news impacting their jobs as well as share advice and best practices in order for readers to be more successful at planning meetings and events.

"We feel honored to have been presented this Readers' Choice Award. At the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, we take pride in our commitment to accommodate our meeting professionals. We would like to thank our voters and meeting planners for considering us for this significant appreciation" says Renee Areng, Executive Director of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau.

ConventionSouth magazine is delivered to 18,000 subscribers each month, while offers 24-7 news, tools and resources to meeting planners.

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The Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau is an organization charged with promoting South Mississippi as a tourism and convention destination worldwide.  Its mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure, convention, sports and business visitors to the area.  It is dedicated to maximizing the travel and tourism industry for South Mississippi.