• Global DMC Partners Members Announced as Finalists for 2017 ADMEI Awards

     
    POSTED December 13, 2016
     

Global DMC Partners has announced that five of their members—BBC Destination Management, Corinthian Events, Destination Nashville, Spaintacular and The Destination Manager—are among the finalists for the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) Achievement Awards. The five DMCs were nominated for awards in 11 out of 20 categories.

2017 Achievement Award Finalists

Best Innovative Events under $50,000

· A Southern Dinner – “En Famille” - BBC Destination Management, A Global DMC Partner

· Luxe Ranch - The Destination Manager, A Global DMC Partner

Best Innovative Events $50,001 - $100,000

· Country Chic with a City View - Destination Nashville, A Global DMC Partner

· Under Indigo Skies - The Destination Manager, A Global DMC Partner

Best Innovative Events $100,001 - $200,000

· Gaudi Dreaming All American 2015 - Spaintacular, A Global DMC Partner

· Noche de la Luna - The Destination Manager, A Global DMC Partner

Best Innovative Events $200,001 - $500,000

· Jammin' on the Musical Midway - Destination Nashville, A Global DMC Partner

Best Destination Marketing

· CMA Awards Familiarization Trip - Destination Nashville, A Global DMC Partner

Best Overall Program

· Gaudi Dreaming All American 2015 - Spaintacular, A Global DMC Partner

2017 Excellence Awards Finalists

Excellence in Cultural and Tradition Integration

· Gaudi Dreaming All American 2015 - Spaintacular, A Global DMC Partner

Excellence in Entertainment Production

· Making Music City Shine - Destination Nashville, A Global DMC Partner

Excellence in Event Decor/Design

· Choose to Smooth - Corinthian Events, A Global DMC Partner

· Noche De La Luna - The Destination Manager, A Global DMC Partner

2017 Recognition Finalists

Destination Management Rising Star

· Jacqueline Marko, DMCP, Destination Nashville, A Global DMC Partner

Destination Management Professional of the Year

· Carol Norfleet DMCP, Destination Nashville, A Global DMC Partner

“These 15 nominations prove that our group is the leading alliance with the most innovative and forward-thinking DMCs around the world,” says Global DMC Partners president, Catherine Chaulet. “I am so proud of our DMCs, especially these 5 award finalists, for their industry leadership, dedication to Global DMC Partners, and their immense drive to always exceed client expectations through their creativity.”

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Additional information included:

•     In April 2022, the average number of attendees per event was 118, compared to 63 in April 2021 and 74 in April 2019.

 

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