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Meet Chicago Northwest wins SportsEvents Media Group 2017 Readers’ Choice Award for favorite sports event destination

SportsEvents Magazine - 2017 Readers' Choice Award -sports event facilities chicagoSchaumburg, IL (January 13, 2017) – SportsEvents Media Group, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States, has announced Meet Chicago Northwest as one of its 2017 Readers’ Choice Award winners.Sports event professionals were asked to nominate destinations and sports venues that they believe display exemplary creativity and professionalism toward the groups they host.

Nominations were received from readers throughout the year, and the top picks were selected based on results from an online voting system. Over 5,000 votes came in with 126 winners. Meet Chicago Northwest is one of 4 in Illinois to be awarded.

“SportsEvents readers came out in force to nominate and then to vote for their favorite sports events destinations and the host organizations that represent them. Our team is proud to honor the nominees that received the most votes with a 2017 Readers’ Choice Award,” said John Rezell, SportsEvents executive editor.

“It is clear, based on our readers’ experiences, that these award winners are willing to go above and beyond typical service levels to help sports event planners produce outstanding events that participants, their families and spectators will want to experience again and again. It is our privilege to announce their selection by sports event planners as among the best in the United States.”

All winners will be announced in the January 2017 issue of SportsEvents.

ABOUT Meet Chicago Northwest:

Meet Chicago Northwest is the official destination marketing organization for eight vibrant and sophisticated communities conveniently located on the northwest edge of Chicago, and offering destination amenities including 62+ hotels with over 9,600 guest rooms, over 25 major attractions and more than 400 restaurants. The organization’s mission is to make a positive economic impact by marketing and selling the region to groups and individual travelers. Information about Meet Chicago Northwest is available at

Media Contact:

Dave Parulo – President
Meet Chicago Northwest


About SportsEvents Media Group

SportsEvents Media Group, publisher of SportsEvents magazine, is the industry leader in providing products and services designed to connect sports events organizers with sports commissions, CVBs, hotels, insurance companies and other sports events industry suppliers.

The sports events industry’s only true multi-media company unites sports event buyers and suppliers with the leading monthly magazine (SportsEvents), online (, through social media, and with face-to-face conferences and trade shows—S.P.O.R.T.S. – The Relationship Conference.

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