C&IT unveils 2010 Hot List

London emerged as the clear winner for events last night, picking up a host of gold awards in C&IT's Hot List.

London clear winner in C&IT Hot List 2010
London clear winner in C&IT Hot List 2010

C&IT unveiled the 2010 Hot List, which celebrates the best UK and overseas venues, destinations and suppliers in the events industry, as voted for by C&IT’s readers, at Altitude London's River Room last night.

London topped both the best conference destination and best incentive destination categories, while ICC London Excel was voted Best Conference Centre and the Best Unusual Events Venue category was dominated by the capital.

Other winners on the night also included Hotels Arts Barcelona, voted Best Overseas Conference Hotel and Virgin Atlantic, which was named Best Transport Provider.

The full set of results is below, and will also be published in the October issue of C&IT.

Hot List 2010 – winners

Best Conference Destination
Gold - London
Silver - Barcelona
Bronze -  Liverpool

Best Incentive Destination
Gold - London
Silver - Dubai
Bronze – New York

Best UK Conference Hotel

Gold – Celtic Manor

Silver – Hilton London Metropole

Bronze – Sofitel T5

Best Overseas Conference Hotel
Gold – Hotels Arts Barcelona

Silver – La Manga

Bronze – Fairmont Monte Carlo

Best UK Incentive Hotel
Gold - Gleneagles
Silver – Chewton Glen
Bronze - Grove

Best Overseas Incentive Hotel

Gold – Atlantis, the Palm
Silver – Hotel Arts Barcelona
Bronze – Bellagio Las Vegas

Best Conference Centre

Gold – ICC London Excel
Silver – ACC Liverpool
Bronze -  ICC Birmingham

Best Unusual Events Venue

Gold – Altitude 360
Silver – Natural History Museum
Bronze – Sealife London Aquarium

Best DMC

Gold – Green Route
Silver – Vista Events
Bronze – Portugal Travel Team

Best Venue For Sustainability
Gold – ACC Liverpool
Silver – Excel London
Bronze - Barbican

Best Transport Provider
Gold – Virgin Atlantic
Silver – British Airways
Bronze - Emirates

Favourite Hotel Chain
Gold - Marriott
Silver – Four Seasons
Bronze - Hilton

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