About

Best of Winston began in 2015 as an Instagram account to highlight the growth and beauty of Winston-Salem. It has now expanded into a larger platform whose aim is to connect visitors and locals alike to the best that Winston has to offer. Our team strives to elevate small businesses and to curate events and itineraries with a focus on the arts and innovation of our city.

Best of Winston is not affiliated with any other group and is privately run; all reviews and opinions are our own. 

Contact Us

Please contact us if you would like to offer any corrections, have any comments, or would like more information about advertising and sponsorship opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Winston-Salem artist Sean McNamara created the original artwork on this site. Visit Sean’s site to purchase prints or commission a work.

Advertising with Best of Winston

Best of Winston offers a variety of advertising and sponsorship opportunities for local small businesses. If you are interested, please contact Anne using the form above. Below are just some of the results and feedback we’ve received!

  • “We have been working with Anne at Best of Winston for the past 6 months. Best of Winston is such a valuable source of information for residents of Winston- they highlight and bring awareness to so many about events, spaces and businesses of Winston! We really appreciate our relationship with BOW and the brand awareness it has given us as a fitness community in downtown Winston-Salem. Looking forward to continuing to collaborate with Anne and her team!” – M. Neff, Top Tier Fitness
  • Regarding Instagram advertising for a nonprofit fundraiser: “We raised $63,000 before matching donations this year. Last year we raised $28k. Participants were over 300, whereas last year we had 175. So massive improvement and multiple people mentioned your site. It definitely was a factor in the improvement. – D. Hiller, Colon Cancer Coalition