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ADMEI in 2021

 

Association involvement and supporting our industry is something that has always been a priority within the DMC Network.

 

The Association of Destination Management Executives (ADMEI) hosted its annual conference virtually year, and the DMC Network were proud to be involved in the success of this event.  We had speakers from 6 of our partners hosting education sessions throughout, and XX partners in attendance.

 

We are also proud to celebrate Lorenzo Pignatti , President of Terraevents, our DMC partner in Italy, Spain, Portugal and France, becoming President of the Association in 2021.  Speaking on the appointment, Lorenzo shared his passion for ADMEI as he has evolved his career in the DMC world. While the pandemic has changed the face of the meetings, events, and incentives industry – having a community of like-minded destination management professionals to share, interact and brainstorm with has been invaluable...

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Hybrid Meetings with the DMC Network

 

Hybrid meetings, events and incentives are the new norm when it comes to bringing groups together. At the DMC Network we have been working hard to ensure that we are best in class when it comes to guiding you through the intricacies of planning safe, effective and enjoyable events.

 

Take a look at just one of our in-person meetings – operated in beautiful Park City, Utah.  Our team on the ground, Summit Events, would love to share more on how they are working with clients to create new memorable experiences – get in touch to learn more!...

 

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The Passions Behind the People

 

By Arthur McGauran, General Manager, Custom Ireland

 

The memory...

Going to the Francis Ford Coppola Winery north of San Francisco after Sales Calls a few years ago – a stunning place, succulent food and gorgeous wine.

 

The time of day…

Morning – before all the mayhem.

 

 

The activity…

Skiing – I was lucky to get skiing after SITE global conference last year for the first time in Ages – I love it!!

 

The smell…

Guinness Brown Bread……mmmmm.

 

The alternate job…

Something in media production – Radio / TV / Film – I love it all and do a little in my spare time.

 

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Aid Restful Sleep

By Aoife Delaney, Director of Marketing & Sales, DMC Network

 

As we are well and truly immersed into a new year, one positive learning that we want to bring with us from 2020 is wellbeing.  At the DMC Network, we place a strong value on looking after the wellbeing of our team in order to be the best version of ourselves for our clients.  The ways in which we do that take on different forms for each person ,but I think we can all agree that a good nights sleep serves everybody well!

 

Follow this simple guide created by our Director of Marketing & Sales Aoife Delaney at the end of your day to help encourage a restful nights sleep into your day, and share with us how you get on – we would love to hear from you!...

 

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Aoife Delaney becomes President of SITE in 2021

 

The DMC Network are delighted to announce the appointment of Aoife Delaney, Director of Marketing & Sales at the DMC Network, to President of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) in 2021.

Aoife has been an active member with SITE since the start of her career in the meetings and incentive industry and has served in a volunteer capacity with the Association throughout her membership, co-chairing the SITE Young Leaders Committee in 2009 and 2010, and Chairing the Global Conference in 2011 in addition to serving on the International Board of Directors.

 

Speaking on the role this year, Aoife shared her excitement.  ‘I am looking forward to this new challenge, and hugely thankful to the DMC Network, for their continued support of our industry and the important role that volunteer leadership plays within a company’s culture.’...

 

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DMC Network Announces 2021 Board of Directors

 

The DMC Network are delighted to share their Board of Directors line-up for 2021. Talking the helm as Chair this year is Jeremy Gardner, Vice President, Business Services, at CTC Destination Management in Chicago, IL.

 

Speaking on the appointment, Jeremy shared his positive outlook on 2021.  ‘As DMC’s we have been through one of the most difficult years in our existence, but, as strange as this may sound, I wouldn’t change the experience.  It has made each of our DMC’s stronger, more effective, more creative, more knowledgeable – we have come out of an extremely difficult year with an incredibly skilled, motivated group of DMC’s that are excited to do what we do best – create memorable experiences that bring business results.  I am honored to have been elected to the position of Chair for the DMC Network in 2021 and am eager to work with our board and each of our DMC’s on bringing our value to the industry this year.’...

 

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  • PRESS RELEASES      

    January 21, 2021

    The DMC Network are delighted to announce the appointment of Aoife Delaney, Director of Marketing & Sales at the DMC Network, to President of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) in 2021.

    > See press release

    January 21, 2021

    The DMC Network are delighted to share their Board of Directors line-up for 2021. Talking the helm as Chair this year is Jeremy Gardner, Vice President, Business Services, at CTC Destination Management in Chicago, IL.

    > See press release

    November 21, 2020

    Since 1978, the DMC Network has pledged to be the Business Events Industry’s most trusted and reliable collective of destination management companies. Our motto – We’re there for you! – embodies that promise to our clients and the 100+ regions where we live and work. We believe discrimination has no place in the DMCN, but resting on our beliefs is not enough. Silently mourning does nothing to support marginalized members of the global community we are so grateful to be part of. Our silence ends today – Black lives matter, and racism is a pandemic that must be confronted head-on.

    > See press release

    April 14, 2020

    With CoVid19 having changed the current face of the meetings, events and incentives industry recently, the DMC Network decided to look at ways to continue to showcase the partners and destinations that are a part of the family, while giving industry partners information on topics that are relevant to them during this period of isolation.  The ‘DMCN Comes Home’ series was born!

    > See press release

    February 25, 2020

    Nicholas Zazzera, former Senior Account Executive at DECO Productions, Inc., has been appointed as President, effective immediately. In his new role, Nicholas will spearhead the company’s strategic growth plans while ensuring client satisfaction working with and through the highly talented DECO Team and industry partners.

    > See press release

    February 15, 2020

    The DMC Network is proud to announce that their partners have been honored with awards in 7 categories at this year’s ADMEI Awards Gala. The ceremony took place at the Sheraton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Saturday February 1st and recognized Destination Management companies within the categories of Excellence, Achievement and Recognition...

    > See press release

    January 9, 2020

    The DMC Network is delighted to announce Global Russia DMC & PCO as the newest Preferred Partner to the DMC Network family. This latest addition continues the DMC Network’s commitment to global expansion in 2020.

    > See press release

    December 12, 2019

    The DMC Network is thrilled to announce that eleven of its partners have been chosen as the 2020 ADMEI Achievement Awards Finalists this year, for a total of eighteen awards. Appearing throughout the categories of Achievement, Excellence and Recognition; many DMC Network partners have been showcased this year.

    > See press release

    October 2, 2019

    The DMC Network is thrilled to announce that eleven of its partners have been chosen as the 2020 ADMEI Achievement Awards Finalists this year, for a total of eighteen awards.

    > See press release

    October 31, 2018

    The DMC Network is delighted to announce that it has partnered with ECPAT-USA, the leading anti-child trafficking organization in the United States.

    > See press release

    October 01, 2019

    The DMC Network is delighted to announce that Event Experience has joined the DMC Network as an Affiliate Partner.

    Event Experience is a Seattle-based DMC and event production company with a recording and editing studio, an audio visual department, logistical resources, and creative planning teams.

    > See press release

    September 16, 2019

    Last week saw The DMC Network’s Annual Talent Search taking place on the Tuesday evening of IMEX America.  This was the company’s 7th year hosting the event in Las Vegas, firmly solidifying it in the trade show calendars of client and industry partners globally.

    > See press release

    September 03, 2019

    The DMC Network is excited to announce that Signature DMC has joined the DMC Network as an Affiliate Partner.

    Headquartered in Buenos Aires, Signature DMC has been creating bespoke incentive experiences throughout Argentina since 2003

    > See press release

    August 29, 2019

    The DMC Network is delighted to announce that ECO Destination Management Services has joined the DMC Network as a Preferred Partner. ECO DMS is a full service destination management company in the Dutch Caribbean in operation for over 31 years.

    > See press release

    August 21, 2019

    Newport Hospitality, Inc. was recently awarded two prestigious Esprit Awards by the International Live Events Association (ILEA) - Best Meeting/Conference Program (Over $500,000 USD) and Best ILEA Team Effort (Over $150,000 USD).

    > See press release

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