Meet our partners.

We believe in the power of collaboration. The creativity, innovation and overall performance of our individual local partners are boosted by the combined strength only The DMC Network can deliver. Our network boasts more industry accreditations than any other group of DMCs, reflecting our partners' shared commitment to the highest standards of performance, advancing the industry and delivering success to our clients year after year.


Diane Lyons, CMP, DCMP
Accent on Arrangements
New Orleans, LA
Diane Lyons, CMP, DMCP - President and CEO
Accent on Arrangements, Inc.   Visit Website
New Orleans, LA
  • 30+ years of award-winning destination management services
  • First Destination Management Certified Professional in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Contributing Editor to Conference Direct's Meeting Mentor magazine
   

David Freeman, CMP, DMCP
Accent on Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
David Freeman, CMP, DMCP – President
Accent on Cincinnati   Visit Website
Cincinnati, OH
  • 25+ Years of destination management experience
  • The only two-time recipient of the Ohio MPI Chapter Supplier of the Year
  • First Destination Management Certified Professional and Accredited Destination Management Company (ADMC) in Ohio

Shannon Gardner, DMCP
Accent Indy
Indianapolis, IN
Shannon Gardner, DMCP – President
Accent Indy;  Visit Website
Indianapolis, IN
  • Over 14 years of industry experience
  • Member of Advisory Council for IUPUI Tourism, Convention, & Event Management program
  • Member of DMC Network communications committee

Filomena Nepomuceno, DMCP
Altima Concept
Montreal, Quebec
Filomena Nepomuceno - Owner / Business Development
Altima Concept   Visit Website
Montreal, Quebec
  • 26+ years of DMC industry experience
  • First Accredited Destination Management Company (ADMC) in Quebec, Canada

Alene Waxler, DMCP
AWG Destination Services
Las Vegas, NV
Alene Waxler, DMCP - Executive Vice President
AWG Destination Services   Visit Website
Las Vegas, NV
  • 15+ years of industry experience
  • Charter member of ADME's Accredited Destination Management program
  • Destination Management Certified Professional

Anthony Napoli, CMP, DMCP
Briggs, Inc.
New York, NY
Anthony Napoli, CMP, DMCP - President
Briggs, Inc.   Visit Website
New York, NY
  • 25+ years of DMC industry experience
  • Former board member for ADME and SITE
  • First Destination Management Certified Professional in New York City
  • Author and philanthropist

Gordon Thompson, CMP,
DMCP
Cappa & Graham
San Francisco, CA
Gordon Thompson, CMP, DMCP – President
Cappa & Graham   Visit Website
San Francisco, CA
  • 30 years of leadership and organizational experience
  • San Francisco Travel Board of Directors
  • Served on the faculty of the San Francisco State University in both the Business and Recreation & Leisure Studies Departments
  • Guest Speaker
   

Chris Baker, DMCP
Chicago Travel Consultants
Chicago, IL
Chris Baker, DMCP – Owner/Sales & Marketing
Chicago Travel Consultants   Visit Website
Chicago, IL
  • First Destination Management Certified Professional in Chicago
  • Past member of MPI Chicago Marketing Committee and ADME Membership Committee
  • First Accredited Destination Management Company (ADMC) in Illinois

Andy Lytwyn, DMCP
Cosmo Cool Concepts
Houston, TX
Andy Lytwyn, DMCP - Owner
Cosmo Cool Concepts   Visit Website
Houston, TX
  • 18+ years of DMC industry experience
  • First Destination Management Certified Professional in the Houston area
   

Sharon Siegel
DECO Productions
Miami, FL
Sharon Siegel – President & Founder
DECO Productions   Visit Website
Miami, FL
  • 24+ years of industry experience
  • Listed among the top 25 female owned businesses in the South Florida Business Journal
  • Top event planner in Special Events magazine
   

Janet Holliday
Destination San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Janet Holliday - President & CEO
Destination San Antonio   Visit Website
San Antonio, TX
  • 20+ years of DMC industry experience
  • Founding member of the San Antonio DMC Roundtable
  • Founding board member of the San Antonio ISES chapter
   

Kathleen Landry, DMCP
Destination Partners
Boston, MA
Kathleen Landry, DMCP, President & CEO
Destination Partners Inc. Boston   Visit Website
Boston, MA
  • 20+ years DMC/meeting industry experience
  • Founding Member of the DPI Boston Round Table Discussion Group
  • Served as PCMA Membership Committee chair and Sponsorship committee member
  • Served as Co-chair for Sponsorships MPI NEW England and is active Program committee member
   

Larry D. Huttinger, CMP
Destination Philly A.C.
Philadelphia, PA
Larry D. Huttinger, CMP – Director/Co-owner & Founder
Destination Philly A.C.   Visit Website
Philadelphia, PA
  • 25+ years of DMC industry experience
  • First accredited DMC Company in NJ & PA
  • Member of the PCVB and Meet AC ( formerly ACCVA)
  • Advisory Board member of the Atlantic Cape Community College/ Hospitality Program since 2004

Cynthia L. Alford, CTP
Destination South
Atlanta, GA
Cynthia L. Alford, CTP – Owner/Managing Director
Destination South Meetings & Events   Visit Website
Atlanta, GA
  • 25+ years of DMC industry experience
  • Producer with Don Mischer Productions for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1996 Olympic Games
  • ABC/Disney affiliate producer for the 2000 Super Bowl Halftime Show
  • Executive producer for ancillary events held in conjunction with 2004, 2005 Microsoft Global Briefing and 2006-2010 Microsoft Global Exchange

Julie Greenspoon
Destination St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Julie Greenspoon - President
Destination St. Louis   Visit Website
St. Louis, MO
  • Nominated for DMC Professional of the Year 2009
  • St. Louis Attractions Association Hall of Fame Inductee
  • HSMAI industry Supplier of the Year
  • Served on Board of Directors for HSMA and St. Louis Attractions Association
   

Laurie Stroll, CMP, DMCP
Newport Hospitality
Newport, RI
Laurie Z. Stroll, CMP, DMCP - President and Owner
Newport Hospitality, Inc.   Visit Website
Newport, RI
  • 18+ years experience in the DMC industry
  • First and only Accredited Destination Management Company (ADMC) in Rhode Island and all of New England
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the Newport & Bristol County Convention and Visitors Bureau since 2005
  • First female Chairperson of the Board for the Rhode Island Hospitality Association
   

Laurie Sprouse, CITE, CMP, DMCP
Ultimate Ventures
Dallas, TX
Laurie Sprouse, CITE, DMCP, CMP - President
Ultimate Ventures   Visit Website
Dallas, TX
  • Named Destination Management Professional of the Year by the ADME in 2010
  • Received the Society of Incentive Travel Executive's (SITE) Master Motivator Award in 2010
  • Successfully guided two DMC tax bills through Texas state legislature in 2009
  • Served on ADME Standards Task Force 2008-2010
   

Nicole Marsh, CMP, DMCP
The AXS Group
Denver, CO
Nicole Marsh, CMP, DMCP – Partner
The AXS Group   Visit Website
Denver, CO
  • President of the Association of Destination Management Executives 2009-2010
  • Colorado Meetings & Events Hall of Fame Inductee – Best Meeting Professional
  • First Destination Management Certified Professional in Colorado
  • Only Charter Accredited DMC in Colorado
   

James Lammy
Southwest Conference Planners
Phoenix/Scottsdale/Tucson, AZ
James Lammy - President
Southwest Conference Planners   Visit Website
Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ
  • 25+ years of DMC industry experience
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau since 2006
  • Former board member for SITE and Maritz Travel Board of Suppliers

Joanne Ferguson-Twiste,
CMP, DMCP
Destination Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Joanne Ferguson-Twiste, CMP, DMCP - President
Travel Services, Inc./Destination Puerto Rico   Visit Website
San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 20+ years experience in the DMC industry
  • First Destination Management Certified Professional in Puerto Rico
  • First and only Accredited Destination Management Company (ADMC) in Puerto Rico
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the Puerto Rico Hotel & Tourism Association since 2006
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau since 2010

Debbie Ibey
Arrangements Unlimited
San Diego, CA
Debbie Ibey - Owner, VP of Operations
Arrangements Unlimited   Visit Website
San Diego, CA
  • 19 + years of DMC Industry experience
  • PCMA – Party with a Purpose Host Committee Member
  • Woman owned and operated business of 13 years
   

Natalie Kennedy
Kennedy DMC Austin
Austin, TX
Natalie Kennedy - Owner
Kennedy DMC Austin   Visit Website
Austin, TX
  • Founder and owner of Kennedy DMC Austin
  • Over 20 years of industry experience
  • Winner of 2013 Bronze Stevie Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year
   

Sunny Irvine
Terramar Destinations
Los Cabos, Mexico
Sunny Irvine - Owner
Terramar Destinations   Visit Website
Los Cabos, Mexico
  • One of only two accredited DMC's in Mexico
  • Board of directors, Los Cabos' Chamber of Commerce
  • World explorer, extreme athlete and proud father

Josh DeSilva, DMCP
DeSilva Meeting Consultants
Maui, Hawaii
Josh DeSilva, DMCP - President
DeSilva Meeting Consultants   Visit Website
Haiku, Hawaii
  • 20+ years full-time in the DMC industry
  • First and currently only (as of Oct. 2014) accredited DMC in the state of Hawaii
  • DMCP
  • Current member of the Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau (HVCB) / Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) advisory committee