Winner of 2015 Top New Meeting Site Award

Only 50 Meeting Sites in the South Selected

PRESS RELEASE

GULF SHORES, Ala. (Nov. 7, 2014)—It is with great honor that the publishers and editors of
ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events held in the South, present
Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront with a 2015 Top New or Renovated Meeting Site Award.

“ConventionSouth readers are constantly seeking information on the newest and like-new meeting
sites in the South in order to offer their attendees the most modern facilities available, and this is why
we are honored to bestow Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront with a Top New or Renovated
Meeting Site Award,” said ConventionSouth Associate Publisher Marlane Bundock. “After a lengthy
review of what Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront now has to offer meeting planners and
attendees, we feel it indeed displays a superior commitment to providing groups with the top-of-theline
amenities and service that they require.”

Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront is among an elite list of 50 meeting facilities located
across the South to receive this year’s Top New or Renovated Meeting Site Award. As part of the
recognition, Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront is featured as an award recipient in the
December 2014 Awards Issue of ConventionSouth magazine. This exciting issue showcases our
Readers’ Choice Award Winners, Editors’ Hot Picks and some of the most talented meeting
professionals in the nation as ConventionSouth also presents planners with its annual “Meeting
Professionals To Watch” designation. “Featuring peer advice and trade secrets from our Meeting
Professionals to Watch in 2015, our Awards Issue is one of the most popular must-read resources
within the meetings industry,” Bundock said.

Celebrating 30+ 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 Bundock.