Maxwell Center, Visit Goldsboro Win ConventionSouth Awards

Maxwell Center Receives 2023 ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award

Maxwell Center, Visit Goldsboro Win ConventionSouth Awards

The Maxwell Center and Visit Goldsboro are recognized for their efforts to attract travelers to the local area.

The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, have presented Visit Goldsboro, formally known as Goldsboro-Wayne County Travel & Tourism, with a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award. Additionally, The Maxwell Center was also given a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award from the publication.

The Maxwell Center and Visit Goldsboro among 380 convention and visitor bureaus, meeting facilities and hotels located across the South to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites are then compiled onto an online ballot where meeting professionals and fans are asked to vote for the best of the best. With over 8,000 voters participating in the selection process and the highest social media interaction to date, this has been the most successful and engaging year yet!

“We’re delighted to be recognized as a top meeting destination for the third consecutive year,” says Ashlin Glatthar, director of Goldsboro-Wayne County travel and tourism. “This meaningful award couldn’t have happened without the genuine hospitality of our community and level of excellence set by the staff at the Maxwell Center. No matter if our visitors come for meetings, sports, or leisure, our department is committed to providing a positive experience that cannot be found or duplicated elsewhere.”

Celebrating almost 40 years as a leading meeting planning resource, ConventionSouth magazine is based in Gulf Shores, Ala., and is distributed to more than 18,000 meeting professionals located across the country who book meetings held within the South, according to Osborne.