MGM Grand Detroit Named One of the Best Hotels by Successful Meetings.

Successful Meetings releases 2011 list of best hotels and conference centers, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, and National Tourist Offices as selected by meeting planners nationwide.

DETROIT — MGM Grand Detroit has been named one of the best hotels to host a meeting and will receive a prestigious Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings. The 2011 Pinnacle Awards are the mark of excellence for meeting destinations. The awarded organizations have done an outstanding job servicing their meetings, incentive travel programs, trade shows and conventions during the previous year.

MGM Grand Detroit’s meetings facilities include 30,000-square-feet of functional event space, three square-foot meeting rooms, two executive boardrooms, state-of-the-art technology and convenient freight access. The property can accommodate up to 1,200 people for any event need.

2011 marks the 27th year the Pinnacle Awards have recognized Hotels, the 21st year Pinnacle has included the efforts of CVBs and NTOs and the 15th year of Conference Center Awards. The Pinnacle Award earned a reputation as the most credible and prestigious symbol of excellence among meeting planners and hoteliers alike.

Readers of Successful Meetings – professionals who are decision makers for planning meetings, events, conferences, and incentive programs– voted for the winners of the Pinnacle Awards via online ballots and gave feedback based on their professional experiences worldwide for the top hotels, conference centers, and CVBs. The 2011 Pinnacle Award Winners will be listed in the August Pinnacle Registry in print and online at

The Pinnacle Awards recognize reader/planner selections of the leading meeting destination venues and support organizations across the United States and internationally. All winners will be listed in Successful Meetings’ annual Pinnacle Registry, published in August.