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Lorenzo Pignatti becomes President of ADMEI in 2021

 

The DMC Network is thrilled to announce the appointment of Lorenzo Pignatti, President of Terraevents, a DMC Network Company, as President of the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) in 2021.

 

Lorenzo was the forerunner of the Association’s international development, as he was front line in the task force that met with the former ADME board in 2012 in his hometown of Milan, with the target of making the association one single global voice for DMC professionals.

 

Since then he has been an active member within the ADMEI community. Lorenzo brings a wealth of experience to the role of President through his 20+ years in the meetings and events industry, and over 10 years running his own group of DMCs...

 

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Learnings from the Sustainable Tourism Training Program

By Miek Egberts, Founder, Inspire ME, a DMC Network Affiliate

 

Miek Egberts, recently completed the four-week online Sustainable Tourism Training Program run by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council. She imparts her experience and learnings.

 

For those of you who know me, you know that I am very engaged in sustainable development. I believe in a conscious, human-focused approach to all we do. In my opinion, it is an essential component in becoming a caring, resilient and thriving world.

 

For me, sustainability is a mindset and needs to be at the heart of everything we do. You need to apply it to everything you see around you. When you look at an area in your business, company or life, challenge yourself. Are you doing everything you can to be as sustainable as possible?...

 

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What’s Hot (Or Cold 😉 ) Right Now in Boston and Newport

By Corinthian Events, a DMC Network Company and Newport Hospitality, a DMC Network Company

 

When it comes to keeping it fresh, our friends at Corinthian Events and Newport Hospitality never disappoint.  For your reading pleasure, they have compiled just a few of the local attractions and restaurants that have opened in the area recently.  If these don’t whet your appetite for a visit to both destinations in 2021 we don’t know what will!

 

Boston: Outdoor Fun: Snowport

Located in the thriving area of Seaport, Snowport is an exciting winter pop up experience. This year, you can chose from a list of activities that include curling lessons, browsing through pop-up shops and  tree markets, complimentary rides through the neighborhood...

 

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Nadi Shodhana - Technique 1

By Karen Brar, Founder of Nourished Union

 

For some of us, working from home may be a big adjustment. For others, working from home may not be new but maybe now you are sharing limited home office space with a partner or balancing work with taking care of the needs of housebound kids.

 

Whatever your particular situation, the past number of months have likely involved a lot of reacting, pivoting  and simply trying to make it through the day.  But it’s never been more important than in these uncertain times to take care of ourselves, so we can – in turn – take care of each other.

 

This month Karen Brar from Nourished Union walks us through Technique 1 of Nadi Shodhana'.  In Sanskrit Nadi means 'channel' and Shodhana means 'purification' so the purpose of this technique is to purify and cleanse the physical and spiritual channels...

 

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The Passions Behind the People

By Heather Williams, TERRAEVENTS, a DMC Network Company operating in four European destinations  – France, Italy, Portugal and Spain.

 

The memory...

Temperate gin-clear waters of the Coral Sea, a phantasmagoria of twirling disco-coloured tropical fish, coral of every hue and nuance and a way too close encounter with a reef shark...

 

The activity…

Scuba-diving the Great Barrier reef in Australia.

 

The time of day…

An early summer morning in my garden, the rest of the family safe & silent in their beds, solitary musing whilst relishing the first coffee of the day.

 

The smell…

Espresso coffee wafting through the house early morning.

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All Is Not Lost - Trends In Sustainability In 2020

By Aoife Delaney, Director of Marketing & Sales, the DMC Network and President-Elect, SITE

 

While we are continuing to navigate through this CoVid19 landscape and adjust our business models to work within this new world, we mustn’t forget that many of the priorities that were important to us and our clients last year will remain, and some, in fact, will be enhanced.  For me, I feel sustainability will be one of those areas.  If anything, this year has taught us how fragile our earth is, and how easily we can take it for granted.

 

I find the world of sustainability fascinating.  Yes, because it is a way to educate myself on ways to look after our planet, but also because of the sheer range that the title encompasses.  I would imagine that we are all in the same boat in our initial thinking that ‘being sustainable’ is all about recycling and reducing waste, right?...

 

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DMCN Newsroom:

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  • PRESS RELEASES      

    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

    July 30, 2019

    The DMC Network is thrilled to announce that TERRAEVENTS France has joined the DMC Network as an Affiliate Partner.

    Based in Paris and covering Central and Northern France, this office is the latest addition to TERRAEVENTS’ expanding European portfolio.

    > See press release

    July 23, 2019

    The DMC Network is delighted to announce that Destination South Meetings + Events has opened a coastal division. Based in Charleston, this affiliate is the latest addition to Destination South’s portfolio and will be representing the DMC Network throughout the state of South Carolina and Georgia.

    > See press release

    July 02, 2019

    Last week, Park City and Summit Events, a DMC Network Company, welcomed the 2019 DMC Network Annual Exchange, with 125 industry and media professionals and from all over the globe.

    > See press release

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