Discover Saratoga is proud to announce that the convention and tourism bureau has been selected as a 2023 Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Awards winner!

"We are incredibly honored to receive the esteemed 2023 Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award,” said Darryl Leggieri, Discover Saratoga president. “This achievement reflects our unwavering commitment to hospitality in Saratoga County. I would like to thank our dedicated hospitality partners for their outstanding service, and everyone who contributes to making Saratoga a premier destination for meetings and events.”

Smart Meetings is the leading meetings industry publisher and voice of inspiration for meeting professionals. Now in its 21st year, the prestigious Platinum Choice Awards have honored the hospitality industry’s top-ranked hotels, venues, and destinations every December with a list of hospitality partners that deliver the highest standards of overall excellence. These outstanding performers were nominated and voted on by meeting professionals and judged to be the best-of-the-best by the Smart Meetings editorial team and travel industry professionals.

“These premier hotels, venues, and destinations demonstrate their commitment to excellence and continue to raise the bar to an even higher standard. We commend their dedication to serving their customers and the entire meeting professional community,” said Marin Bright, Smart Meetings founder and CEO. “The Platinum Choice winners represent the crème de la crème in today’s hospitality industry, and we encourage our audience of planning professionals to consider these remarkable supplier partners for meeting destinations in the coming year.”

Platinum Choice winners are featured in the December issue of Smart Meetings and will be showcased on the award-winning Smart Meetings website. For more information regarding the 2023 Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Awards, visit

About Discover Saratoga

Discover Saratoga, known as the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau, is a key economic development engine for this community; our mission is to contribute a positive impact on the local economy by promoting and marketing Saratoga Springs and Saratoga County as a world-class destination for meetings, conventions, and groups. For more information about Discover Saratoga, please visit

About Smart Meetings
Smart Meetings is the leading meetings industry publisher and voice of inspiration for meeting professionals. We inspire our audience of meeting and event professionals to dream big—and create brilliant experiences that delight attendees, achieve desired results, and elevate the impact of the meetings industry. Smart Meetings publishes cutting-edge meetings content in print and digital, hosts world-class networking events, produces Smart Chat Live! CEU-accredited webinars, and offers a myriad of digital resources. The publication annually awards the prestigious Smart Stars and Platinum Choice Awards to hospitality companies that meet the publications high standards.