January 8th, 2018

Six Global DMC Partners Members Announced as Finalists for 2018 ADMEI Awards

Global DMC Partners, the largest global network of Destination Management Companies (DMCs), reports that six of its DMC members – BBC Destination Management, Corinthian Events, Destination Nashville, Realize Colorado, Red Velvet Events, and Russkie Prostori – are Awards Finalists for the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) Achievement Awards. The six DMCs, serving New Orleans, LA; Boston, MA; Nashville, TN; Colorado; Austin, TX; and Russia, were nominated for thirteen awards in twelve out of 25 total categories in Achievement, Excellence and Recognition:

2018 Achievement Award Finalists:

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

  • Sparkle and Twang – Celebrating 50 Years of Country Music - Destination Nashville

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

  • Dancin' through the Decades - Destination Nashville

Best Destination Marketing

  • The Hybrid of Nola Style Parades - BBC Destination Management
  • 20 Years of Russian Magic's - Russkie Prostori

Best Logistics – Transportation

  • The Hybrid of NOLA Parades - BBC Destination Management

Best Public Event

  • NORTHSIDE - Red Velvet Events

Best Recreational Activity

  • A Day On the Ranch - Red Velvet Events

Best Tour Program

  • Little People of America - Realize Colorado

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program

  • IMPACT Projects - BBC Destination Management

2018 Excellence Awards Finalists

Excellence in Incentive Travel Programming or Service

  • Taste of Austin: Incentive Awards Trip - Red Velvet Events

Excellence in Meeting Services

  • VF Corp - Corinthian Events

Excellence in Sustainable Initiatives

  • Rooted in Thirty Years - Destination Nashville

Recognition Finalists:

Destination Management Rising Star

  • Christina Pohlmann, CMP, DMCP, BBC Destination Management

Three notable Global DMC Partners members – BBC Destination Management, Destination Nashville, and Red Velvet Events – have each been nominated for three or more awards.

President of Global DMC Partners, Catherine Chaulet, says, “With six Global DMC Partners members announced as finalists, 2018 marks a record year for us in ADMEI Award nominees. I am ecstatic to see our DMC partners gaining the recognition they deserve for their nonstop innovation and commitment to excellence and creativity.”

The 2018 ADMEI Achievement Awards Ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 10 at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel in Chicago, IL.