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12/16/2018

2019 ADMEI Awards Finalists Announced

ADMEI Awards
ADMEI is honored to announce the 2019 ADMEI Award Finalists for the following categories: AchievementExcellence, and Recognition.  

 

Congratulations to all the finalists!  

Please join us for the 2019 ADMEI Annual Conference at the Four Seasons Houston Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA on 7-9 February 2019.  Finalists will be recognized and winners announced at the annual awards ceremony during the Awards Gala Saturday, 9 February 2019. Attendance to the Gala is included in the conference registration.  If you have not yet registered, please go to 2019 Annual Conference and complete your registration before 20 December 2018 to take advantage of Early Bird rates. 

   

2019 Achievement Award Finalist


ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FINALISTS

Best Innovative Events - Under $50,000

CSI Florida
Orlando, FL
Blanca
Mosaix Group, a DMC Network Company
Charlotte, NC
Media Corporation
NXTevent, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Uncommon Boston: Innovative Disruption
   

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

Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company
Indianapolis, IN
Seeing is Believing
PRA New England
South Boston, MA
Childhood Fears
Red Velvet Events, A Global DMC Partner
Austin, TX
Race Against the Clock: A Secret IPO Celebration
 
 
 

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

Maritur DMC
Cancun, Mexico
Pink Lake Global Influencer Experience
PRA Nashville
Nashville, TN
"Mow"town
PRA Orlando
Orlando, FL
Only the Elite Can Fly
 
 

Best Innovative Events - $200,001 - $500,000

Hosts DC, a Hosts Global Alliance Member
Washington, DC
A Rockin' Summer Festival
Kennedy DMC, a DMC Network Company
Austin, TX
A Holiday Party with Wings
Koncept Events
Oakland Park, FL
The Wild Wild West
 
 

Best Innovative Events - $500,001 - up

PRA Chicago
Chicago, IL
All Aboard!  A Ship Christening Like No Other
PRA Northern California
San Francisco, CA
Living Art Museum
Red Velvet Events, A Global DMC Partner
Austin, TX
A Night at Star Hill Ranch
 
 

Best Collaborative Event

 
Red Velvet Events, A Global DMC Partner  
Realize Colorado, a Global DMC Partner

Austin, TX / Denver, CO
NORCAL Elite Partner Incentive Adventure 
 
 

Best Corporate Social Responsibility

Destination Musick City, a DMC Network Company 
Nashville, TN
Mars Better Cities for Pets
Mosaix Group, a DMC Network Company
Charlotte, NC
CSR Mini Golf Build
Ultimate Ventures, a DMC Network Company 
Dallas, TX
Winter Wonderland - Giveback Benefiting the Children of Dallas
 
 

Best Destination Marketing 

 
Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company
Indianapolis, IN
The Superbowl of FAMs
PRA Nashville
Nashville, TN
The future is our canvas...help us paint the picture!
 
 

Best Logistics - Transportation

FM&A Events (Faith Moore & Associates)
Boston, MA 
Re-Imagining Luxury Train Travel 
Newport Hospitality, Inc., a DMC Network Company
Newport, RI
Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover
PRA Nashville
Nashville, TN
Moving the masses in a Snap! 
 
 

Best Overall Program

 
Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company
Indianapolis, IN
 Elite Experience
Destination Musick City, a DMC Network Company 
Nashville, TN
Journeys 2018: Link and Build
Hadler DMC Scandinavia
Copenhagen, Denmark
Truck Dealer Excellence – Northern Exposure 2018
Imprint Events Group, a DMC Network Company
Denver, CO
Project Hometown
Newport Hospitality, Inc., a DMC Network Company
Newport, RI
Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover - Corporate Hospitality
 
 

Best Public Event

 
Destination South Meetings & Eventsa DMC Network Company
Atlanta, GA
The Flavor of Success 
Hello! Florida Destination Management, Orlando, FL
Orlando, FL
Give Kids the World Gala - A Night of Dreams 
Roberts Events Group, a Hosts Global Member
Jenkintown, PA
Camden Night Gardens: Tides of Change 
 
 

Best Recreational Activity

 
Destination Musick City, a DMC Network Company 
Nashville, TN
Sweat! with CMT Daybreakers
JPdL Toronto Inc.
Toronto, Canada
Ship Storm
Realize Colorado, a Global DMC Partner
Denver, CO
Ice Climbing
 
 

Best Teambuilding Activity

 
Juice Studios, a Hosts Global Member
Atlanta, GA
A League of Their Own
Maple Ridge Events, a Hosts Global Member
Nashville, TN
Music City Jam Session
Realize Colorado, a Global DMC Partner
Denver, CO
Winter Olympics Teambuilding Event
 
 

Best Tour Program

 
PRA Orlando
Orlando, FL
Dogfighting Days
 
 

2019 Excellence Award Finalist

      EXCELLENCE AWARD FINALISTS

Excellence in Cultural and Tradition Integration

Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company
Indianapolis, IN
The Andretti Factor
Hadler DMC Scandinavia
Copenhagen, Denmark
Truck Dealer Excellence – Northern Exposure 2018
Tsar Events Russia, a Hosts Global Member
St. Petersburg, Russia
Gala Dinner at Moscow GUM for FIFA World Cup 2018 Coca Cola Hospitality Program
 
 

Excellence in Entertainment Production

Hello! Florida Destination Management, Orlando, FL
Orlando, FL
Give Kids the World Gala - A Night of Dreams 
Imprint Events Group, a DMC Network Company
Denver, CO
Beaux Arts Bollywood Ball
Kennedy DMC Austin, a DMC Network Company
Austin, TX
Surrealist Event for the Ages
 
 

Excellence in Event Décor/Design

ACCESS Destination Services, South Florida
Hollywood, FL
The Million Dollar Sandcastle
Hosts DC, a Hosts Global Alliance Member
Washington, DC
A Night at The National Cathedral
PRA Nashville
Nashville, TN
Country Music in Black and White
 
 

Excellence in Incentive Travel Programming or Service

Hadler DMC Scandinavia
Copenhagen, Denmark
Truck Dealer Excellence – Northern Exposure 2018
PRA Orlando
Orlando, FL
Flying High
PRA Northern California
San Francisco, CA
A Napa Escape
 
 

Excellence in Meeting Services

Destination South Meetings & Events, a DMC Network Company
Atlanta, GA
Tech Meeting Turn Around
Koncept Events
Oakland Park, FL
TLECon18: A Franchisee Conference
Newport Hospitality, Inc., a DMC Network Company
Newport, RI
Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover
 

Excellence in Risk & Crisis Management

Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company
Indianapolis, IN
Super Work Out
ACCESS Destination Services, Central Florida
Orlando, FL
Annual Meeting 2018 - Risk & Crisis Mgmt
PRA Orlando
Orlando, FL
Elite Top Gun
 
 

Excellence in Site Inspection

CTC Destination Management, A DMC Network Company
Chicago, IL
 Department Battle Royale
Destination South Meetings & Events, a DMC Network Company 
Juice Studios, a Hosts Global Company
PRA Atlanta
Presenting Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
 From Competitors to Collaborators 
Hello! Florida Destination Management, Hollywood, FL
Orlando, FL
Vizcaya Mansion Site Inspection 
 
 

Excellence in Sustainable Initiatives

Newport Hospitality, Inc., a DMC Network Company
Newport, RI
 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover
 
 

Excellence in Technical Production

Destination Musick City, a DMC Network Company 
Nashville, TN
Health: Further "The Festival"
Imprint Events Group, a DMC Network Company
Denver, CO
Super Computing Conference; Excellence in Technical Production
TERRAEVENTS Portugal, a DMC Network Affiliate
Lisboa, Portugal
The Greatest Show
 
 

Excellence in Technology Integration

CSI Florida
Orlando, FL
Dash for Cash
Destination Musick City, a DMC Network Company 
Nashville, TN
Tempur Sealy Annual National Sales Meeting 2018
Russkie Prostori
St. Petersburg, Russia
Integration of World Sport Event
   

2019 Recognition Award Finalist

      RECOGNITION AWARD FINALISTS

Destination Management Rising Star

Megan Johnston, DMCP
Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company
Indianapolis, IN
Melissa Ryman
Realize Colorado, a Global DMC Partner
Denver, CO
 
Alli Shebek
PRA Arizona
Chandler, AZ
 
 
 

Destination Management Professional of the Year

Joanne Ferguson-Twiste, DMCP, CMP
Destination Puerto Rico, a DMC Network Company
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Michelle Castady Orlando, DMCP
360 Destination Group, Chicago
Chicago, IL
Melissa Murray, DMCP
Mosaix Group, a DMC Network Company
Charlotte, NC
 

 

ADMEI Volunteer of the Year

Pat Owings, DMCP, CMP
Maple Ridge Events, a Hosts Global Member
Nashville, TN
 
 

Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award

Terry Epton, DMCP, CIS, CITE
Hosts New Orleans, a Hosts Global Member
New Orleans, LA

 

 

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