VisitPittsburgh Recognized for Service

Gold Service Award recognizes outstanding convention and visitors bureaus

PITTSBURGH – VisitPittsburgh recently received the 2012 Gold Service Award from Meetings & Conventionsmagazine for providing quality service to clients in the meetings and convention industry. The award is the mark of excellence for outstanding conventions and visitors bureaus throughout the world.

Relying on their extensive industry experience in both corporate and association markets, the magazine's readers made selections based on key criteria, including: professionalism of staff; support on hotels and site inspections; assistance with ground transportation planning; guidance on local attractions; and liaison with local vendors and services.

In recognizing VisitPittsburgh, a multi-year winner of the Gold Service Award, Meetings & Conventions states: "To continually provide quality service to clients sets these superior bureaus apart."

"This award reflects our commitment to providing top-level service to meeting planners and conventioneers. We are proud to be the recipient of Meetings & Conventions magazine award because readers are choosing the best of the best," said Craig Davis, president and CEO of VisitPittsburgh.

VisitPittsburgh is featured in Meetings & Conventions' Gold Awards issue published in November.

As the official tourism promotion agency for Allegheny County, VisitPittsburgh is dedicated to generating convention, trade show and leisure travel business for the Pittsburgh region.