ADME 2010 Achievement Awards Winners Announced

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The Association of Destination Management Executives has annouced the Achievement Award winners for 2010.

ADME 2010 Recognition Award Winners

Destination Management Professional of the Year
Laurie Sprouse, CITE, CMP, DMCP
Ultimate Ventures, A DMC Network Company, Dallas TX

Destination Management Rising Star
Jessica Prasser, DMCP
Convention Designs LLC, Denver CO

Joanne O'Connor President's Award
Deborah Martin, DMCP, CMP
Destination Concepts Inc., San Diego, CA

ADME 2010 Achievement Award Winners

Best Innovative Event $50,000 and under
PRA Destination Management New Orleans ~ Club Managers Association

Best Innovative Event $50,001 to $100,000
Mosaix Group, Asheville, NC ~ Hard Hat Comedy Show

Best Innovative Event - $100,001 - $200,000
Destination St. Louis Inc. A DMC Network Company ~ Global Conference

Best Innovative Event $200,001 and above (tie)
Accent on Arrangements, A DMC Network Company, New Orleans, LA ~ PCMA Receives Mardi Gras Royalty Treatment as NOLA is Back
Empire Force Events, New York, NY ~ Bright & White Launch

Best Overall Program
PRA Destination Management Las Vegas ~ Annual Incentive

Best Destination Marketing (tie)
Destination King, Memphis, TN ~ GEP Summit 2009
USA Hosts, New Orleans, LA ~ Forever New Orleans USA Hosts, New Orleans

Best Recreational Activity
Accent on Arrangements, A DMC Network Company, New Orleans, LA ~ SHRM Puts Shovel to the Ground and Makes Recovery Personal

Best Team-Building Activity
JPdL Destination Management, Toronto, Ontario Canada ~ A Delicious Culinary Adventure

Best Tour Program
Chicago Travel Consultants Inc, A DMC Network Company ~ Global Business Policy Council Program

Best Transportation Logistics
Destination St. Louis Inc. A DMC Network Company ~ Major League Baseball 2009 All-Star Game

The ADME Achievement Award program is open to members of the Association of Destination Management Executives. With 70 entries in this year's competition, the winners represent the finest in destination management programs for innovative events and creative programs.

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