The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau has received a 2013 Meetings and Conventions Gold Service Award. The award honors convention and visitors bureaus worldwide that have excelled in professionalism and dedication to their service to meeting professionals. The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau is one of 86 domestic and 15 international bureaus to receive an award. Winners will be announced in the November issue of Meetings and Conventions magazine.