Salt Lake City (September 2014)—Reaching new heights in service, Visit Salt Lake (VSL) was again presented one of the industry's most prestigious awards: Meetings & Conventions' 2014 Gold Service Award ─ the 20th time VSL has been honored with this prestigious award. The award was voted on by the readers of Meetings & Conventions, meeting professionals responsible for booking hundreds of thousands of meetings and conventions nationwide.   

"Receiving recognition from the readers of this esteemed industry publication is truly an honor," commented Scott Beck, VSL president & CEO. "Having been honored with this award for two decades now truly demonstrates the level of service our staff and our hospitality partners are committed to offering incoming meeting and convention groups of all sizes, wants and needs." 

Service remains the cornerstone of VSL, offering a truly superior level of customer and client satisfaction within the industry. Post-convention surveys consistently rate VSL’s Services Department very high, receiving rave reviews from meeting planners and the staff of M&C magazine. 

“Gold Service-winning CVBs continually provide quality service to all clients and understand the value of creating a lasting impression can never be understated,” said Kirk Lewis, Meetings & Conventions’ publisher. “The 2014 Gold Service winners impressed our experienced readers as they excelled in valuable areas of service and commitment.”

Visit Salt Lake is a private, non-profit corporation responsible for the promotion of Salt Lake as a convention and travel destination. In partnership with Salt Lake County, Visit Salt Lake improves the area economy by attracting and providing support to conventions, leisure travelers and visitors with a strong commitment to sustainability and stewardship of the area’s natural environment. Salt Lake is a unique fusion of metropolitan and mountain; the towering Wasatch Mountains that embrace the Salt Lake Valley offer a dramatic backdrop to the vibrancy and activities of the urban environment.