Top 50 US meeting cities 2015 revealed

Orlando, Florida has been named top meeting destination in the US in Cvent's annual list.

Orlando, Florida has been named as the top meeting city in the US
Orlando, Florida has been named as the top meeting city in the US

Orlando, Florida topped Cvent’s list, followed by Las Vegas in second place and Chicago in third. Last year's list had the same top three, but Chicago came in first place, Orlando in second and Las Vegas in third. Smaller cities Pittsburgh and Charleston made their debuts on this year’s list. 

The list was based on meeting and event booking activity conducted through the Cvent Supplier Network, which sourced more than $8bn (£5.1bn) in meetings and events in 2014. 

Cvent released its list of top 100 US meeting hotels in January, and will release a list of top European meeting destinations later this year. 

The top 50 US cities for meetings were: 

1. Orlando

2. Las Vegas

3. Chicago

4. San Diego

5. Atlanta

6. Washington

7. New York

8. Dallas

9. Nashville

10. Phoenix

11. Miami

12. New Orleans

13. Denver

14. San Francisco

15. San Antonio

16. Boston

17. Austin

18. Scottsdale

19. Houston

20. Los Angeles

21. Philadelphia

22. Seattle

23. Grapevine

24. Kissimmee

25. Charlotte

26. Tampa

27. Anaheim

28. Minneapolis

29. St. Louis

30. Baltimore

31. Indianapolis

32. Fort Lauderdale

33. Fort Worth

34. Rosemont

35. National Harbor

36. Arlington

37. Hollywood

38. Kansas City

39. Irving

40. Portland

41. Columbus

42. San Jose

43. Pittsburgh

44. Coronado

45. Louisville

46. Salt Lake City

47. Jacksonville

48. Tucson

49. Long Beach 

50. Charleston

More:

Top 100 US meeting hotels named

Orlando: North America's top convention site

Cvent launches two new data analysing tools

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