Congratulations to our winning partners, and to Ultimate Ventures' Beverly Brin
In what proved to be a hugely successful night, eight DMC Network partners were named winners of a 2023 ADMEI Award.
Winners were announced during the Awards Gala at the ADMEI Annual Conference, held this year in Tampa, Fla., from February 2-4.
DMC Network partners earned a variety of accolades, including:
Hall of Fame & Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to Ultimate Ventures' Beverly Brin, DMCP
Best Community or Public Event, awarded to Imprint Events Colorado
Best Creative Solution to a "New World" Challenge, awarded to Southwest Conference Planners
Best Entertainment Production, awarded to Corinthian Events
Best Destination Spotlight Video, awarded to Imprint Events Las Vegas
Best Four-Week Challenge Event, awarded to ACCENT New Orleans, Inc.
Best Logistical Achievement, awarded to Accent Indy, LLC
Best Virtual or Hybrid Event, awarded to Imprint Events Colorado
Best Event – $200,000 or less, awarded to Southwest Conference Planners
Best Overall Program, awarded to Island Destination Services
“It's thrilling to support so many fantastic achievements and accomplishments of our DMC partners,” said Aoife Delaney, Vice President of Business Development for the DMC Network. “Especially as we all navigated the challenges of getting back to business over the past year, we're incredibly proud of and excited to support one another, not just at a celebratory weekend like this but throughout the year, and as a stronger Network than ever in 2023."
ADMEI also celebrated Beverly Brin, general manager of Ultimate Ventures. Brin was recognized with this year's ADMEI Hall of Fame & Lifetime Achievement award.
The 2023 ADMEI Awards proved to be an excellent finish to this year's ADMEI Conference. Other highlights from the weekend included the formal transition of DMC Network member Lonise Carey, managing partner of Island Destination Services, to the role of ADMEI President for 2023.
In addition to leaving DMC Network members with much to celebrate, the continued growth and success celebrated at the 2023 ADMEI Conference left partners motivated and ready to tackle fresh challenges. The value and skills of accredited destination management professionals has proven more important than ever, as events continue to rebound and the return of business accelerates.