The Best Ballroom in North America

BizBash, the leading trade media for event and meeting organizers and event marketers, has announced the winners of the first National Event Style Awards. After reviewing thousands of submissions from across North America, a panel of meeting and event experts named the Banking Hall at the Bently Reserve as the Best Ballroom in North America.

The Banking HallThe Bently Reserve, highlighted in a previous blog post, is one of San Francisco’s most prestigious event venues ideal for meetings, special occasions and weddings. It has more than 14,000 square feet of meeting and event space. This LEED certified building features a visually stimulating fusion of contemporary and classic San Francisco. Deeply influenced by Greco-Roman architecture, this 1924 Beaux-Arts “Banking Temple” boasts opulent marble, grand staircases, ornate molding and original colorful murals, complemented by contemporary furnishings and state-of-the-art technology. Centrally located in the heart of downtown in San Francisco’s bustling Financial District, the Bently Reserve is surrounded by renowned restaurants, hotels and shopping.

“We are thrilled to learn that the Bently Reserve Banking Hall was named the best ballroom in North America at the BizBash National Event Style Awards,” said Event & Sales Director and Certified Meeting Planner Vivian Perez. “The Bently Reserve was nominated alongside the top leaders in the meeting industry, and we are honored to receive this prestigious distinction.”

Bently Reserve Banking Hall

"The event landscape is continuously evolving, and as an industry we are always looking for innovative brands, companies, and events to learn from," said BizBash C.E.O. and founder David Adler "We are excited to recognize the Bently Reserve as an event leader and innovator in this industry.”

The full list of National Event Style Awards winners can be found in the Winter issue of BizBash magazine and at

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Photographs courtesy of the Bently Reserve.