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May 2017

Orlando Tops 2017 Cvent Destinations List

Cvent revealed its annual list of the top 50 cities for meetings and events in the United States, and the top 25 cities in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and the Asia Pacific (APAC) regions. The lists were compiled according to meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network.

The top 10 cities in each region for 2017, as provided by Cvent, are listed below.

United States (U.S.)

  1. Orlando
  2. Las Vegas
  3. Chicago
  4. Atlanta
  5. San Diego
  6. Washington, D.C.
  7. Nashville, Tenn.
  8. Dallas
  9. New York
  10. Phoenix

Click here to view the top 50 meetings destinations in the U.S.

Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

  1. London
  2. Barcelona, Spain
  3. Berlin
  4. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  5. Paris
  6. Madrid, Spain
  7. Frankfurt, Germany
  8. Rome
  9. Munich, Germany
  10. Prague, Czech Republic

Click here to view the top 25 meetings destinations in EMEA.

Asia Pacific (APAC)

  1. Singapore
  2. Sydney, Australia
  3. Bangkok, Thailand
  4. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  5. Hong Kong
  6. Shanghai, China
  7. Melbourne, Australia
  8. Tokyo
  9. Mumbai, India
  10. Seoul, South Korea

Click here to view the top 25 meeting destinations in APAC.

According to Cvent, Orlando has held the No. 1 spot as the top meetings destination in the last five of six years since the rankings have been published. Chicago and Washington, D.C., switched spots this year.

Phoenix moved up three spots from last year to arrive at the No. 10 spot in 2017.

London and Barcelona maintained their top spots on the EMEA list from 2016. Munich broke into the top 10 for the first time in 2017 and jumped to the No. 9. Meanwhile, Singapore and Sydney maintained the top two spots on the AMEA list, while Mumbai moved up 11 ranks to the No. 9 spot on the list.

Earlier this year, Cvent revealed its annual list of top meeting properties. In 2016, Cvent completed a merger with Lanyon Solutions, for more on that check out our Jan. 2017 cover story.

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