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The Keeter Center honored with Best of the Best, Readers’ Choice Awards from ConventionSouth

POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —The publishers of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the south, have presented The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks with Best of the Best and Readers’ Choice Awards, 2023.

ConventionSouth readers and fans have once again voted to decide the best meeting sites in the south, and it is no surprise to us that The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said Tiffany Burtnett, ConventionSouth asssociate publisher. “This prestigious recognition comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals who hold events in the south. These planners demand the highest level of customer service and quality facilities, and they have determined that The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity, and service that they require.”

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks will be featured as an award recipient in the December 2023 Awards Issue of ConventionSouth magazine.

"We are beyond thrilled to be recognized for the second year in a row for ConventionSouth's 2023 Readers' Choice Award,” said Mollie Crawford, director of sales and marketing for The Keeter Center. “When guests choose The Keeter Center for executive board meetings, church retreats, or sizable conferences, they appreciate our students' dedication to providing world-class hospitality. As one of the largest workstations on campus, students work to graduate debt free as they prepare meals, set tables, and provide the highest quality service to guests of College of the Ozarks.”

Even the smallest of details are considered as part of The Keeter Center’s mission to deliver events with excellence to all of the guests. As part of the Work Education Program at College of the Ozarks, students at The Keeter Center hone their hospitality know-how and learn how transferrable these skills are upon graduation to any career field.

“We are grateful our students are recognized amongst the top event venues in the South. Thank you to the readers of ConventionSouth for recognizing our hardworking students,” Crawford said.

The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks is among 446 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities, hotels, and unique venues located across the south to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events. The nominated sites are then compiled onto an online ballot where meeting professionals and fans are asked to vote for the best of the best.

The above press release is from College of the Ozarks.

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