news
joining forces
Meet in Reykjavík
is now under the umbrella of Promote Iceland.
New knowledge
Brain research
shows added value live events.
Covid-19
BTM World 2020
transitions to virtual.
post-pandemic momentum
Dubai Tourism forms Business Events Stakeholders committee,
host first meeting as industry resumes activity.
hotel news
Scandic expects
occupancy of 30-35 percent for September.
Covid developer
Scandic Hotels
launches the largest network of coworking spaces in the Nordic countries.
planned for 16-17 Sep
Update on GIAF
- New dates set for 5-6 November 2020.
sustainability
Sands Expo and Convention Centre
is now a carbon neutral venue.
positive impact
The Hague webinar
celebrates partnerships and first anniversary of Ottawa MOU.
expanding network
ICCA Partners up
with Geneva International Associations Forum (GIAF).
RSS
rss_icon
Links
GEP DMCs Capture Five ADMEI Awards

Global Events Partners (GEP) announced that five of the eleven 2012 achievement awards presented by the Association of Destination Management Executives International, were to partner DMCs of GEP.

The GEP DMCs honoured were Destination King, Memphis, two awards; Destination Nashville, Nashville; and JPdL, Toronto, two awards.

More than seventy entries were received for events presented between September 1, 2010 – August 31, 2011.

Judges included members from Meeting Professionals International (MPI), Professional Conference Managers Association (PCMA), and International Special Events Society (ISES).

Each judge reviewed applications from other venues and rated them based on originality, innovation and solutions provided to challenges presented.

The five awards were:

  • Best Innovative Event under $50,000 - Siemens Distribution Center Grand Opening Celebration, Destination King, Memphis, TN
  • Best Innovative Event $100,001 - $200,000 - Paint the Sound Country, Destination Nashville, Nashville, TN
  • Best Destination Marketing - TIFF Behind the Scenes Fam, JPdL Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Destination Management Professional of the Year - Kevin Brewer, DMCP, Destination King, Memphis, TN
  • Joanne O’Connor President’s Award - Grant Snider, DMCP, JPdL Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

“It’s always nice when an outside source confirms our belief that GEP partner DMCs are among the best in the world. We congratulate Destination King, Destination Nashville, JPdL Toronto, and especially Kevin Brewer and Grant Snider on their much deserved awards,” said Chris White, Chairman and CEO of GEP.