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Achievement Awards

2013 Achievement Awards

Congratulations to Our 2013 Achievement Award Winners!

Take time to congratulate this year’s Achievement Award Winners. The winners were announced at the Awards Event on Saturday, 9 February 2013 at The Sheraton Centre, Montreal.

Recognition Award winners are listed below.

Click on the link to see the storyboard for each winning event.. 

Best Creative Events -Best Recreational Activity

Arrangers, a DMC Network Company: No Water... Now What?

Best Creative Events - Corporate Social Responsibility

Hosts Chicago: Sprint on State

Best Creative Events - Best Public Event

LEO Events: Double Decker Arts Festival 2012

Best Creative Events - Best Teambuilding Activity

Arrangers, a DMC Network Company: Outdoor Games

Best Creative Events - Best Tour Program

Destination Tahoe Meetings & Events: Custom African-American Cultural Tour

Best Logistics - Transportation

Hosts Las Vegas: Dinner in a Dash- Dine Around Shuttle

Best Innovative Events - Best Innovative Events under $50,000

FM&A Events (Faith Moore and Associates, LTD.): Back to College: Field Trip to the Aquarium

Best Innovative Events - Best Destination Marketing

Hosts New Orleans: New Orleans Wine & Food Experience

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

Destination Nashville: MINI Launch with Maximum Results

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

MAC Meetings & Events: MPI Opening Reception

Best Innovative Events - Best Innovative Events $200,000 and above

CSI-Capitol Services, Inc., a DMC Network Company: A Passion for Food

Best Creative Events - Best Overall Program

Arrangers, a DMC Network Company: Project 50

Recognition Award Winners

ADMEI is pleased to announce the following winners of the 2013 Recognition Awards:

 Destination Management Rising Star

  • Sarah Hines, DMCP, Accent on Indianapolis, a DMC Network Company, Indianapolis, IN

 Destination Management Professional of the Year

  • Padraic Gilligan, DMCP, Ovation Global, Dublin, Ireland

 Lifetime Achievement Awards

This new category recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the DMC profession, their company, communities and the hospitality industry throughout their career.  This year ADMEI bestowed this prestigious award upon the following individuals:

  • Fabienne Hanks, DMCP, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, 360 Destination Group, CA
  • Ilene Reinhart, DMCP, CMP, retired from ACCESS Destination Management Services, Long Beach, CA
  • Anthony Napoli, DMCP, CMP, President, Briggs, Inc., a DMC Network Company, New York, NY
  • Sam Thompson, CEO, metroConnections, Minneapolis, MN



Association of Destination Management Executives International
Phone: 937.586.3727
Fax: 937.586.3699

The 2012 ADME Achievement Award Winners are here.