2014 Top 50 US Meeting Destinations

Cvent is proud to present the third annual list of the year's top destinations for meeting planners. Cvent evaluated over 5,000 cities, ranking them based on meeting and event booking activity in the Cvent Supplier Network, as well as the number of meeting and event venues in the area. The destination's unique Cvent visits was added to the criteria this year, designed to help improve the quality of the rankings and to provide an even more accurate reflection of the most popular meeting destinations in the United States.

City Name Rank Change Since
Last Year
Total Number of
Meeting Hotels
Total Number of
Sleeping Rooms
Committable
Sleeping Rooms
(in largest hotel)
Chicago, IL 1

1

145 42291 2019
Orlando, FL 2

-1

450 118000 3056
Las Vegas, NV 3

0

174 144497 7093
Atlanta, GA 4

0

167 37987 1675
San Diego, CA 5

0

201 35915 1628
New York, NY 6

0

424 90571 1980
Dallas, TX 7

1

145 27777 1840
Washington, D.C. 8

-1

115 28402 1175
New Orleans, LA 9

3

123 24529 1622
Nashville, TN 10

4

125 20373 2882
Phoenix, AZ 11

-1

140 22960 1000
San Francisco, CA 12

-1

174 30497 1908
Miami, FL 13

-4

100 18436 641
Denver, CO 14

-1

95 19159 1225
San Antonio, TX 15

1

262 35310 1003
Scottsdale, AZ 16

-1

76 14217 732
Boston, MA 17

1

73 18906 1220
Houston, TX 18

1

348 45326 1200
Los Angeles, CA 19

-2

118 22962 1354
Austin, TX 20

0

152 22609 1012
Philadelphia, PA 21

0

68 17287 1408
Grapevine, TX 22

0

16 4028 1511
Seattle, WA 23

1

106 18807 1236
Kissimmee, FL 24

-1

117 22388 2500
Anaheim, CA 25

7

91 16920 1572
Indianapolis, IN 26

1

157 20335 1005
St. Louis, MO 27

8

86 16324 917
Baltimore, MD 28

-3

66 10555 757
Fort Worth, TX 29

1

63 10639 614
Tampa, FL 30

-2

119 18751 719
Minneapolis, MN 31

0

37 8698 821
Fort Lauderdale, FL 32

4

73 12417 649
Rosemont, IL 33

-4

15 5560 1096
Charlotte, NC 34

-1

133 19421 700
National Harbor, MD 35

-9

5 2948 1996
Arlington, VA 36

-2

44 10862 700
Irving, TX 37

0

66 10240 506
Hollywood, FL 38

1

21 3461 998
Portland, OR 39

1

101 12842 782
Kansas City, MO 40

2

103 15136 983
Coronado, CA 41

2

16 2052 757
Carlsbad, CA 42

2

27 3514 607
Columbus, OH 43

2

125 15704 633
Long Beach, CA 44

4

32 5051 528
Louisville, KY 45 New to List 96 12774 1200
Alexandria, VA 46

-5

40 6345 496
San Jose, CA 47

-1

52 7652 805
Salt Lake City, UT 48

-1

70 11741 850
Newport Beach, CA 49

1

15 3134 532
Chandler, AZ 50 New to List 22 3191 500
Name City State
Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Irving Texas
Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau Dallas Texas
Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau Fort Worth Texas
Visit KC Kansas City Missouri
VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau Denver Colorado
NYC & Company New York New York
Long Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Long Beach California
San Francisco Travel Association San Francisco California
Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Miami Florida
Experience Kissimmee Kissimmee Florida
Anaheim/Orange County Visitor & Convention Bureau Anaheim California
Visit Tampa Bay Tampa Florida
Visit Salt Lake Salt Lake City Utah
Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Scottsdale Arizona
Visit Newport Beach Inc. Newport Beach California
Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Destination DC Washington District of Columbia
Louisville Kentucky Convention and Visitors Bureau Louisville Kentucky
Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association Alexandria Virginia
Visit Carlsbad Carlsbad California
Arlington Convention & Visitors Service Arlington Virginia
Hollywood, FL Community Redevelopment Agency Hollywood Florida
Meet Minneapolis, Convention and Visitors Association Minneapolis Minnesota
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Las Vegas Nevada
Visit Baltimore Baltimore Maryland
St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission St. Louis Missouri
San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau San Antonio Texas
Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau Atlanta Georgia
Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. Nashville Tennessee
Visit Indy Indianapolis Indiana
Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau Boston Massachusetts
San Diego Tourism Authority San Diego California
Visit Orlando Orlando Florida
Travel Portland Portland Oregon
Visit Phoenix Phoenix Arizona
Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau Grapevine Texas
New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau New Orleans Louisiana
Team San Jose (Convention & Visitors Bureau) San Jose California
Choose Chicago Chicago Illinois
Prince George's County, Maryland Conference & Visitors Bureau Largo Maryland
Rosemont Convention & Tourism Bureau Rosemont Illinois
Coronado Visitor Center Coronado California
Chandler, Arizona Tourism Office Chandler Arizona
Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Fort Lauderdale Florida
Visit Seattle Seattle Washington
Experience Columbus Columbus Ohio
Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau Austin Texas
Kissimmee, FL Kissimmee Florida
Chandler, AZ Chandler Arizona
Tampa, FL Tampa Florida
National Harbor, MD National Harbor Maryland
Charlotte, NC Charlotte North Carolina
San Jose, CA San Jose California
Atlanta, GA Atlanta Georgia
Columbus, OH Columbus Ohio
Orlando, FL Orlando Florida
Fort Worth, TX Fort Worth Texas
Grapevine, TX Grapevine Texas
Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis Indiana
Kansas City, KS Kansas City Kansas
Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake City Utah
Louisville, KY Louisville Kentucky
St. Louis, MO St. Louis Missouri
Denver, CO Denver Colorado
Miami, FL Miami Florida
Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia Pennsylvania
Nashville, TN Nashville Tennessee
San Antonio, TX San Antonio Texas
Portland, OR Portland Oregon
San Francisco, CA San Francisco California
Coronado, CA Coronado California
New Orleans, LA New Orleans Louisiana
Irving, TX Irving Texas
Carlsbad, CA Carlsbad California
Baltimore, MD Baltimore Maryland
New York City, NY New York New York
Long Beach, CA Long Beach California
Seattle, WA Seattle Washington
Newport Beach, CA Newport Beach California
Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis Minnesota
Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles California
Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale Florida
San Diego, CA San Diego California
Phoenix, AZ Phoenix Arizona
Rosemont, IL Rosemont Illinois
Arlington, VA Arlington Virginia
Chicago, IL Chicago Illinois
Anaheim, CA Anaheim California
Houston, TX Houston Texas
Alexandria, VA Alexandria Virginia
Boston, MA Boston Massachusetts
Dallas, TX Dallas Texas
Washington, DC Washington District of Columbia
Scottsdale, AZ Scottsdale Arizona
Austin, TX Austin Texas
Hollywood, FL Hollywood Florida
Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas Nevada
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