Naples Grande Awards & Testimonials
Naples Grande has an expert team of meeting and event staff dedicated to creating the best experiences possible. We offer personalized services for our clients to help fulfill any and all requests. Our team at Naples Grande loves creating special moments and flawless functions. We are honored to receive such high accolades and thankful for our past and future guests!
Naples Grande Meetings & Events Awards
Smart Meetings Smart Stars Best Coastal Hotel Winner 2020
ConventionSouth's Annual Top New or Renovated Awards 2019
TripAdvisor “2019 Certificate of Excellence”
TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence is awarded to businesses in the hospitality industry based on a unique algorithm comprised of ratings, number of reviews, and user-generated content. This achievement is given out to businesses that consistently provide great service and receive top reviews.
Condé Nast Reader’s Choice Awards “Nominated”
The annual Reader’s Choice Awards uses hundreds of thousands of traveler survey responses and comments to determine the best resorts, hotels and experiences around the world. This award reveals travelers’ sentiments from a desire for authenticity to the unexpected.
Northstar Meetings Group Stella Awards “Best Food and Beverage, Southeast” – Silver
Naples Grande offers creative culinary services for any function. Talented chefs use locally sourced ingredients from the resort’s own herb garden whenever possible, and dishes can be uniquely tailored – from edible cigars to liquid nitrogen drinks!
“Best Renovation, Southeast” – Silver
This September, Naples Grande debuted a $3 million renovation to its 83,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces. The ballroom level has been modernized with new technology featuring increased Wi-Fi coverage and cell-phone charging stations, and a coastal-inspired redesign with natural lighting and large-scale wall art installations.
Naples Grande Meetings & Events Testimonials
Naples Grande strives to keep its guests and event planners happy. Our passionate and hardworking staff will go the extra mile to create positive experiences and satisfied guests. Here are just a few examples of the recent testimonials from past meetings and events at Naples Grande.
“I am still hearing rave reviews of the fabulous DASA weekend. Thank you very much for making it flow so effortlessly. Your food was excellent at all our events. The meeting rooms and ballrooms were perfect for us. And, above all, your team was professional, friendly and a pleasure to work with ”
Amy Simons | Event Manager, Dade Association of School Administrators
2019 DASA Summer Institute, July 2019
“I loved the meeting space and loved everything about the resort. For our opening dinner, we did a Mexican buffet and the food was out of this world and so was the presentation, with so much attention to detail. I’ve experienced good food at other hotels in Florida for our annual conference, but I wasn’t prepared for how outstanding the quality of the food was at the Naples Grande. And that was true of every meal we had at the resort, not just the opening dinner. It was out of this world. The biggest appeal of Naples is its sophistication and culture, It’s very beautiful. It has beautiful beaches and a fantastic dining scene. It’s also not as congested as other major Florida destinations. And there are lots of things to do, like eco-tourism. It’s also very clean and safe. It’s just a very unique destination that has a lot of appeal for attendees. And most importantly, it’s a very good draw, from a meeting perspective. In fact, the attendance at this year’s meeting was the highest we’ve ever had. It set a new record. And that’s the name of the game when it comes to meeting destinations. ”
Mike Donaldson | Manager of Member Services, FAA
Florida Attractions Association Conference, June 2018
“We worked very closely with Jose on many items and I want to let you know how helpful, accommodating and accessible Jose was before and during the meeting. Jose and his team treated us better than any other hotel I have worked with in the past regarding our SRM (Summer Regional Meeting.) Any time we encountered an obstacle or issue, Jose was quick to resolve beyond our satisfaction.”
Craig M. Rosen | Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
Edward Jones Annual Summer Regional Meeting, June 2018
“We had a successful meeting at the Naples Grande Beach Resort this past April for our Well-Being Conference of close to 500 people. Not only was the flow of function space perfect for our needs, but the entire experience left our staff, faculty, and attendees in a relaxed and happy state. The best part of the resort was the food – you could not go wrong with anything you eat at this resort. Everything I ate was sublime – local, seasonal food, flavorful, creative, and health-conscious! We plan to come back for another conference in the near future.”
Annie Tebow | Meeting Planner, American Academy of Family Physicians
Family Physician Health and Well-Being Conference, April 2018
“Golden Apple was a great night for all our teachers and community. The educators in the room had a wonderful time and the feedback we had received from teachers, donors and community member has been tremendously positive. Thank you for your help in making the night perfect for our honored teachers.”
Heather Noel | Development Associate, Champions for Learning
Golden Apple Celebration of Teachers Dinner, April 2018
“Our meeting was awesome! Jennifer and her team were top shelf in all of their dealings with us. Whatever we needed Jennifer was there to make it happen. The weather cooperated for all of our outdoor events which was just the icing on the cake. I've heard from some of our sales force this was the best meeting ever! Global works was ‘on it’ as well so there were no missteps. Can't say enough good things about the resort and the team you have in place.”
Debi Mallette | Director of Medical Education, MicroPort Orthopedics, Inc.
MicroPort Orthopedics National Sales Meeting, February 2018
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