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OUR INDUSTRY AWARDS

 

The DMC Network connects you to the industry’s only community of fully accredited, owner-managed, legacy DMCs with unsurpassed local relationships, knowledge, and expertise.

 

Your assurance of peace of mind and flawless program delivery is the well over 200 industry awards that our members have collectively won in recent years...

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2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program: Winter Wonderland – Giveback Benefiting the Children of Dallas

ILEA, TEXAS CHAPTER, 2019 TEXAS STAR AWARDS

Best Event Design / Décor (Under $25,000) for "An Evening under the Texas Sunset"

TEXAS STAR TEXAS MEETINGS & EVENTS MAGAZINE

2019 Best Event/Meeting Planning Company in Texas

SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

Top 25 Destination Management Company (DMC) worldwide

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2019 ILEA ESPRIT AWARDS

"Live from Chicago - it's Saturday Night!"

Barb Harris, CSEP, DMCP, CTC Destination Management, A DMC Network Company

2019 ILEA CHICAGO NICE AWARDS

Best Script / Timeline and Best Team Event

SPECIAL EVENTS 2019

Best Event Produced For A Corporation Or Association: Overall Budget Under $100,000

BIZ BASH: TOP 500 PEOPLE IN EVENTS

Shannon Gardner, DMCP, President

Barb Harris, CSEP, DMCP – Vice President, Event Services

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ILEA ESPRIT AWARDS 2019

Best ILEA Team Effort (Over $150,000)

Best Meeting/Conference Program (Over $500,000)

ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Excellence in Meeting Services: Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover

Excellence in Sustainable Initiatives: Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION STARS OF THE INDUSTRY AWARDS

Tourism ‘Employees of the Year’:

Lindsay Chapin, Project Manager

Samantha Rodrigues, Project Manager

Cori McWilliams, Project Manager

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ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Best Innovative Event – Under $50,000: VIP Appreciation Events

ILEA CHARLOTTE NC CHAPTER 2019: CROWN JEWEL AWARDS

Best Multi-Day Event - Corporate Event held in Greenville SC & Asheville NC

Best Event Logistics/Support Services - Corporate Responsibility Team Building Event held in Greenville SC

Best Community Event - Non-Profit Program held during the World Equestrian Games in Tryon NC

Best Event Graphics - Business Networking Event held in Charlotte NC

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ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Excellence in Risk and Crisis Management: Super Work Out

Best Destination Marketing: The Superbowl of FAM’s

Destination Management Rising Star Award: Megan Johnston, DMCP

Destination Management Professional of the Year, Shannon Gardner, DMCP

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ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Excellence in Entertainment Production: Beaux Arts Bollywood Ball

Excellence in Technical Production: Super Computing Conference

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ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Excellence in Site Inspection: From Competitors to Collaborators

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ST. LOUIS SMALL BUSINESS MONTHLY

Top Woman Business Owner 2019, Angie Weigel

ILEA SAINT LOUIS CHAPTER, 2018 LOUIE AWARD

Best Event Design - Budget under $15,000

Best Corporate Event – Budget under $75,000

Best Corporate Event - Budget $75,000-150,000

Best Corporate Event - Budget over $15,000

Best Entertainment Concept

MPI

2018 President’s Award, Julie Krull

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ADMEI AWARDS 2018

Best Teambuilding Activity, Teambuilding with Sponsors, Stations & Sweets!

CHARLOTTE ILEA CROWN JEWEL AWARD

Best Multi-Day Meeting, 2018

ASHEVILLE CHAMBER SKY HIGH GROWTH AWARD

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ILEA HOUSTON CHAPTER, 2018 CRYSTAL ICON AWARD

Best Corporate Event

HOUSTON NACE 2018

Synergy Award for best team event of the year

Event Design and Décor of the year, budget greater than $100,000

Lorry Chestnutt Rising Star Award

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ADMEI AWARDS 2018

Excellence in Entertainment and Production, Play Like A Kid – Party Like An Adult – Welcome to Camp Ignite

MPI GA CHAPTER, 2018 HALL OF FAME LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Cynthia Alford

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ILEA TEXAS CHAPTER, 2018 TEXAS STAR AWARDS

Best Décor Design, Budget $25,000 - $75,000, Simplicity Meets Style:  Koi Pond Event

Best Event Produced for a Corporation or Association (under $100,000) , Simplicity Meetings Style: KOI Pond Event

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ADMEI AWARDS 2018

Best Innovative Event $100,001 - $200,000, Bathing Man Event

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SITE, 2018 JANE E SCHULDT SITE MASTER MOTIVATOR AWARD

Miek Egberts

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THE SPECIAL EVENT (TSE) GALA AWARDS 2018

Best Achievement in Logistics and Best Multiple-Day Event Program for a Corporation or Association - Newport Stopover 2018 - Finalists

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SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

Top 25 Destination Management Company Worldwide

ADMEI AWARDS 2017

Achievement Award: Best Innovative Events $100,001 - $200,000

Excellence Award Finalists: Excellence in Technical Production

Recognition Finalist: Volunteer of the Year - Nicole Marsh, DMCP, CMP

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ADMEI AWARDS 2017

Achievement Award: Best Logistics - Transportation

2017 F&D A-LIST TOP U.S. DMC LEADER

Larry Huttinger, CMP, Director /Co-Owner & Founder

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2017 F&D A-LIST TOP U.S. DMC LEADER

Janet Holiday, CEO & President

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ILLINOIS MEETING + EVENTS MAGAZINE'S READER'S CHOICE

Best Destination Management Company

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2017 F&D A-LIST TOP U.S. DMC LEADER

Cynthia Alford, DMCNP, Co-Founder, President & Managing Director

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2017 F&D A-LIST TOP U.S. DMC LEADER

James Lammy, Owner & Founder

ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Technical Production

Achievement Award: Best Logistics - Transportation

NACE LEGEND AWARDS 2016

Best Entertainment

Best Corporate Event

Best Social Event (Non-Wedding)

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ALLIE AWARDS 2016

Best Event Corporation / Association

Best Entertainment Production

Best Themed / Unique Entertainment

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NEWPORT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARDS 2016

Excellence in Business Award: Newport Hospitality - Woman Owned Business

ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Excellence in Meeting Services

Achievement Award: Best Overall Program

GALA AWARDS 2016

TSE Gala Award for Best Multiple-Day Event Program for a Corporation or Association (Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover)

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ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Excellence in Site Inspection

Achievement Award: Best Creative Event - Best CSR

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ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Excellence in Risk & Crisis Management

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ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Achievement Award: Best Creative Event - Best Teambuilding Activity

ADMEI AWARDS 2015

Best Innovative Events (above $500,000)

ISES AWARDS 2015

Best Corporate Event (under $500,000)

Best Corporate Event (over $500,000)

Most Creative Solution

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

Best Creative Events - Best Public Event

MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL 2015

Planner Member of the Year

Chapter Leader of the Year

Committee of the Year

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

Best Creative Events - Best Tour Program

ISES AWARDS 2015

Best Meeting/Conference Program (over $250,000)

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

Excellence in Sustainable Initiatives

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ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Excellence in Risk & Crisis Management

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

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

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RHODE ISLAND HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION AWARDS 2015

Mary Brennan Tourism Award (2015), awarded to the local Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover team which included Sail Newport, Discover Newport, DEM and Newport Hospitality.

N.I.C.E. AWARDS 2014

Best Logistical Achievement Award

ILLINOIS MEETINGS & EVENTS 2014

Best DMC

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ADMEI AWARDS 2014

Best Innovative Events ($100,001 - $200,000)

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ADMEI AWARDS 2014

Destination Management Rising Star

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ISES AWARDS 2014

Louie for Best Corporate Event (budget over $150,000)

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ISES AWARDS

Best Team Effort (budget over $150,000)

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ADMEI AWARDS 2014

Destination Management Professional of the Year

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2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program: Winter Wonderland – Giveback Benefiting the Children of Dallas

ILEA, TEXAS CHAPTER, 2019 TEXAS STAR AWARDS

Best Event Design / Décor (Under $25,000) for "An Evening under the Texas Sunset"

TEXAS STAR TEXAS MEETINGS & EVENTS MAGAZINE

2019 Best Event/Meeting Planning Company in Texas

SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

Top 25 Destination Management Company (DMC) worldwide

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2019 ILEA ESPRIT AWARDS

"Live from Chicago - it's Saturday Night!"

Barb Harris, CSEP, DMCP, CTC Destination Management, A DMC Network Company

2019 ILEA CHICAGO NICE AWARDS

Best Script / Timeline and Best Team Event

SPECIAL EVENTS 2019

Best Event Produced For A Corporation Or Association: Overall Budget Under $100,000

BIZ BASH: TOP 500 PEOPLE IN EVENTS

Shannon Gardner, DMCP, President

Barb Harris, CSEP, DMCP – Vice President, Event Services

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ILEA ESPRIT AWARDS 2019

Best ILEA Team Effort (Over $150,000)

Best Meeting/Conference Program (Over $500,000)

ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Excellence in Meeting Services: Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover

Excellence in Sustainable Initiatives: Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover

RHODE ISLAND HOSPITALITY ASSOCIATION STARS OF THE INDUSTRY AWARDS

Tourism ‘Employees of the Year’:

Lindsay Chapin, Project Manager

Samantha Rodrigues, Project Manager

Cori McWilliams, Project Manager

 

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ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Best Innovative Event – Under $50,000: VIP Appreciation Events

ILEA CHARLOTTE NC CHAPTER 2019: CROWN JEWEL AWARDS

Best Multi-Day Event - Corporate Event held in Greenville SC & Asheville NC

Best Event Logistics/Support Services - Corporate Responsibility Team Building Event held in Greenville SC

Best Community Event - Non-Profit Program held during the World Equestrian Games in Tryon NC

Best Event Graphics - Business Networking Event held in Charlotte NC

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ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Excellence in Risk and Crisis Management: Super Work Out

Best Destination Marketing: The Superbowl of FAM’s

Destination Management Rising Star Award: Megan Johnston, DMCP

Destination Management Professional of the Year, Shannon Gardner, DMCP

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ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Excellence in Entertainment Production: Beaux Arts Bollywood Ball

Excellence in Technical Production: Super Computing Conference

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ADMEI AWARDS 2019

Excellence in Site Inspection: From Competitors to Collaborators

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ST. LOUIS SMALL BUSINESS MONTHLY

Top Woman Business Owner 2019, Angie Weigel

ILEA SAINT LOUIS CHAPTER, 2018 LOUIE AWARD

Best Event Design - Budget under $15,000

Best Corporate Event – Budget under $75,000

Best Corporate Event - Budget $75,000-150,000

Best Corporate Event - Budget over $15,000

Best Entertainment Concept

MPI

2018 President’s Award, Julie Krull

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ADMEI AWARDS 2018

Best Teambuilding Activity, Teambuilding with Sponsors, Stations & Sweets!

CHARLOTTE ILEA CROWN JEWEL AWARD

Best Multi-Day Meeting, 2018

ASHEVILLE CHAMBER SKY HIGH GROWTH AWARD

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ILEA HOUSTON CHAPTER, 2018 CRYSTAL ICON AWARD

Best Corporate Event

HOUSTON NACE 2018

Synergy Award for best team event of the year

Event Design and Décor of the year, budget greater than $100,000

Lorry Chestnutt Rising Star Award

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ADMEI AWARDS 2018

Excellence in Entertainment and Production, Play Like A Kid – Party Like An Adult – Welcome to Camp Ignite

MPI GA CHAPTER, 2018 HALL OF FAME LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Cynthia Alford

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ILEA TEXAS CHAPTER, 2018 TEXAS STAR AWARDS

Best Décor Design, Budget $25,000 - $75,000, Simplicity Meets Style:  Koi Pond Event

Best Event Produced for a Corporation or Association (under $100,000) , Simplicity Meetings Style: KOI Pond Event

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ADMEI AWARDS 2018

Best Innovative Event $100,001 - $200,000, Bathing Man Event

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SITE, 2018 JANE E SCHULDT SITE MASTER MOTIVATOR AWARD

Miek Egberts

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THE SPECIAL EVENT (TSE) GALA AWARDS 2018

Best Achievement in Logistics and Best Multiple-Day Event Program for a Corporation or Association - Newport Stopover 2018 - Finalists

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SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

Top 25 Destination Management Company Worldwide

ADMEI AWARDS 2017

Achievement Award: Best Innovative Events $100,001 - $200,000

Excellence Award Finalists: Excellence in Technical Production

Recognition Finalist: Volunteer of the Year - Nicole Marsh, DMCP, CMP

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ADMEI AWARDS 2017

Achievement Award: Best Logistics - Transportation

2017 F&D A-LIST TOP U.S. DMC LEADER

Larry Huttinger, CMP, Director /Co-Owner & Founder

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2017 F&D A-LIST TOP U.S. DMC LEADER

Janet Holiday, CEO & President

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ILLINOIS MEETING + EVENTS MAGAZINE'S READER'S CHOICE

Best Destination Management Company

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2017 F&D A-LIST TOP U.S. DMC LEADER

Cynthia Alford, DMCNP, Co-Founder, President & Managing Director

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2017 F&D A-LIST TOP U.S. DMC LEADER

James Lammy, Owner & Founder

ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Technical Production

Achievement Award: Best Logistics - Transportation

NACE LEGEND AWARDS 2016

Best Entertainment

Best Corporate Event

Best Social Event (Non-Wedding)

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ALLIE AWARDS 2016

Best Event Corporation / Association

Best Entertainment Production

Best Themed / Unique Entertainment

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NEWPORT COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2016

Excellence in Business Award Newport Hospitality - Woman Owned Business

ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Excellence in Meeting Services

Achievement Award: Best Overall Program

GALA AWARDS 2016

TSE Gala Award for Best Multiple-Day Event Program for a Corporation or Association (Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover)

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ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Excellence in Site Inspection

Achievement Award: Best Creative Event - Best CSR

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ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Excellence in Risk & Crisis Management

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ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Achievement Award: Best Creative Event - Best Teambuilding Activity

ADMEI AWARDS 2015

Best Innovative Events (above $500,000)

ISES AWARDS 2015

Best Corporate Event (under $500,000)

Best Corporate Event (over $500,000)

Most Creative Solution

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

Best Creative Events - Best Public Event

MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL 2015

Planner Member of the Year

Chapter Leader of the Year

Committee of the Year

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

Best Creative Events - Best Tour Program

ISES AWARDS 2015

Best Meeting/Conference Program (over $250,000)

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

Excellence in Sustainable Initiatives

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ADMEI AWARDS 2016

Excellence Award: Excellence in Risk & Crisis Management

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

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

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ADMEI AWARDS 2015

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

N.I.C.E. AWARDS 2014

Best Logistical Achievement Award

ILLINOIS MEETINGS & EVENTS 2014

Best DMC

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ADMEI AWARDS 2014

Best Innovative Events ($100,001 - $200,000)

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ADMEI AWARDS 2014

Destination Management Rising Star

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ISES AWARDS 2014

Louie for Best Corporate Event (budget over $150,000)

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ISES AWARDS

Best Team Effort (budget over $150,000)

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ADMEI AWARDS 2014

Destination Management Professional of the Year

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