February 17th, 2015

Global DMC Partners DMCs Win Four ADMEI Achievement Awards

BBC Destination Management, Destination Nashville, Florida Meeting Services, and LEO Events received top awards at the 10th annual Association of Destination Management Executives International’s (ADME International) Achievement Awards Gala in Los Cabos, Mexico on February 14, 2015.   

Although the competition was fierce, Global DMC Partners DMCs earned awards in all three traditional Award Categories. Based in New Orleans, BBC Destination Management took home an Achievement Award for the Best Innovative Event in the $200,001-$500,000 Category for their Fais Do Do on the Bayou program.  Destination Nashville received an Excellence Award in Technology Integration for their Pitch Hop Program.  Florida Meetings Services won an Achievement Award for Best Creative Event in the Teambuilding Activity Category for their Virginia Key Restoration Program.  Memphis-based LEO Events’ Director of Sales & Events, Airika Gigas, DMCP, won the Rising Star Award in recognition of contributions to the destination management industry by an individual with less than five years in the industry.

Global DMC Partners President, Catherine Chaulet, was delighted to make a statement on behalf of their members’ achievements.  “BBC Destination Management, Destination Nashville, Florida Meeting Services and LEO Events set the bar high and embody our exemplary company values.  These four members are the epitome of our partnership and we are very proud of their extraordinary dedication to our clients and their programs,” she stated.