The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center honored with ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award

Article body

ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, presented The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center with a 2020 Readers’ Choice Award. This is the fifth consecutive year the property has won this prestigious award.

“ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth Associate Publisher Ashleigh Osborne. “The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require.”

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 are honored to once again receive this prestigious award from ConventionSouth magazine,” said Hans van der Reijden, managing director of The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. “During this unprecedented year, it is certainly a bright spot for our entire team to be honored in this way for doing what we love - working tirelessly for our guests, our fellow team members and our community.”

Celebrating more than 40 years as a leading meeting planning resource, ConventionSouth magazine is based in Gulf Shores, Alabama, and is distributed to more than 18,000 meeting professionals located across the country who book meetings held within the South, according to ConventionSouth publisher J. Talty O'Connor.

For more information, contact Todd Scholl, managing partner, sales and marketing, Ithaka Hospitality Partners at

Related Media

Auburn University is a nationally ranked land grant institution recognized for its commitment to world-class scholarship, interdisciplinary research with an elite, top-tier Carnegie R1 classification, life-changing outreach with Carnegie’s Community Engagement designation and an undergraduate education experience second to none. Auburn is home to more than 30,000 students, and its faculty and research partners collaborate to develop and deliver meaningful scholarship, science and technology-based advancements that meet pressing regional, national and global needs. Auburn’s commitment to active student engagement, professional success and public/private partnership drives a growing reputation for outreach and extension that delivers broad economic, health and societal impact.