Top 20 Events

How does my event compete?
What is the Top 20 Events listing?

The best events across the Southeast compete to receive the prestigious Top 20 Events designation. Through a nomination process, Southeast Tourism Society chooses the Top 20 events in the Southeast for each month of the year and publishes this list of winners quarterly. The Top 20 Events publication is sent to over 1,600 newspapers, magazines, radio stations, TV stations, AAA publications and others.

Nominate your event

Top 20 Events

Key components
What are the requirements?

The event must:
  • Have at least 1,000 in attendance
  • Be in at least its 3rd year in existence
  • Submit a $10 nomination fee per event

What else

Top 20 Events strongly encourages you to support your nomination by providing supporting material such as photos posters, brochures, press releases, news clippings.


STS is a member of SFEA

Southeast Festivals and Events Association

STS is a member of IFEA