Hosts Global Alliance (HGA) continues their reputation of excellence as multiple DMC members were announced as nominees for the 2017 Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADME International) awards. This year’s winners will be announced at ADME International’s Conference in Barcelona, Spain on January 21st, 2017 where the nominated HGA members look to celebrate their various achievements within the hospitality industry.
Jennifer Patino, DMCP, CEO of Hosts Global, comments, “The incredible number of HGA award finalists and recognition attest to the creativity and professionalism of our select DMC member portfolio. At Hosts, our vision is realized through our H Factor; with Honors as a key component that differentiates Hosts Global. I feel such pride in knowing that we have built a superb community of DMC members who really embrace everything that it means to be a Hosts Global Alliance DMC.”
The HGA Members nominated include:
2016 Achievement Award Finalists
Best Innovative Events $500,001 and up – +39 Italy, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Best Innovative Events $200,001 – $500,000 – Hosts DC, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Best Innovative Events $100,001 – $200,000 – AXS Group, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Best Innovative Events under $50,000 – Hosts Las Vegas, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Best Destination Marketing – +39 Italy, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Best Recreational Activity – CLINK, A Hosts Global Alliance Member AND NXTevent, Inc., A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Best Tour Program – Group Services Inc., A Hosts Global Alliance Member
2016 Excellence Awards Finalists
Excellence in Cultural and Tradition Integration – Hosts New Orleans, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Excellence in Entertainment Production – Hosts New Orleans, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Excellence in Incentive Travel Programming or Service – Hosts Las Vegas, A Hosts Global Alliance Member AND NXTevent, Inc., A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Excellence in Meeting Services – Hosts New Orleans, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Excellence in Site Inspection and Technical Production – +39 Italy, A Hosts Global Alliance Member AND Group Services Inc., A Hosts Global Alliance Member
2016 Recognition Finalists
Destination Management Professional of the Year – Joshua Jones, DMCP, Hosts Las Vegas and Hosts Southern California, Hosts Global Alliance Members AND Lorenzo Pignatti, DMCP, +39 Italy, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Volunteer of the Year – Nicole Marsh, DMCP, CMP, AXS Group, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
Destination Management Rising Star – Lyndsay Nicholson, CLINK, A Hosts Global Alliance Member
When asked what sets HGA DMCs apart from others in the destination management arena, Marty MacKay, DMCP, HGA President, remarked, “The key component that makes our DMCs great is that our members live the Hosts vision day in and day out. They truly display the H Factor in everything they do. We make a point to only select DMCs that align with our vision and company culture. It’s our extra something special!”
Hosts Global Vision
Hospitality – Hosts delivers. Every time, everywhere.
Happiness – Create it. Enjoy it. Live it. Every day.
Heart – Open it. Share it. Make a difference.
Hip – Be fresh. Be bold. Be unique.
Honors – Work hard. Win together.
Heroes – For each other. For our community. For our industry.
At Hosts we define this as The H Factor.
The Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADME International) is the only global non-profit association dedicated to increasing the professionalism and effectiveness of destination management through education, promotion of ethical practices, and availability of information to the meetings, convention, and incentive travel industries, as well as the general public. ADME International represents more than 200 Destination Management Companies (DMC) throughout the world.
Hosts Global Alliance (HGA) is a worldwide consortium of select Destination Management Companies. We believe that every destination holds the promise of an inspiring experience. Hosts Global Alliance delivers on that promise with unparalleled service, fresh thinking, and a global network of local experts. HGA currently represents over 50 Destination Management Companies, servicing over 300 locations. Hosts Global Alliance provides a full service approach for customers planning group programs in the meetings, convention, and incentive industry for corporations, associations, meeting management, and incentive travel companies. There is always a Hosts solution. Every time. Everywhere.
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