GULF SHORES, Ala. (September 17, 2013)—The Editors of ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for planning events that are held within the South, have officially announced their 2014 list of the “South’s Top 10 Ministry-Minded Cities.” The list is comprised of ten cities from across the South that were selected based on in-depth research that focused on the following categories:

  • Family Friendly Environment
  • Small Town Charm
  • Ease of Assisting Religious Organizations

“It is with great honor to recognize Northern Kentucky as one of ten ‘Ministry-Minded Cities’ from across the South,” said ConventionSouth Editor/Associate Publisher Marlane Bundock. “From its tailored meeting program for religious groups to its family friendly, warm and uplifting atmosphere, Northern Kentucky especially stands out as a destination for faith-based organizations. Meeting planners from across the country who are seeking a destination where true Southern hospitality makes their attendees feel safe, welcomed and inspired will find that Northern Kentucky is an excellent option for their religious meetings and events.”

To share this list with meeting planners across the country who book meeting sites in the South, the November Issue of ConventionSouth will spotlight the 10 destinations selected, including detailed information on what makes each a “Ministry-Minded City.” A complete list of all the cities selected can be found on Pinterest at

ABOUT THE MAGAZINE: Celebrating 30 years as a leading meeting planning resource, ConventionSouth magazine is based in Gulf Shores, Ala., and is circulated to more than 18,000 meeting professionals located across the country that book meetings held within the South, according to Bundock.