AlliedPRA Las Vegas Honored With Aimia Passion for Excellence Award

AlliedPRA Las Vegas Recognized for Ingenuity, Service and Commitment to Excellence

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 12, 2016 – AlliedPRA Inc., a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, is pleased to announce the AlliedPRA Las Vegas office received the Aimia Passion for Excellence Award for a fourth year, according to Denise Dornfeld, Chairperson of AlliedPRA. Aimia’s Channel and Employee Loyalty division recognized a handful of organizations as “Premier Partners” in its Passion for Excellence awards program, recognizing hospitality partners in meetings, events, incentives, hospitality, destination management companies and airlines who stand out among industry peers. To be considered for this distinction, event partners need to exceed expectations on the following criteria: purchasing, planning, program delivery and creativity – all elements required for successful program operations. Award winners are invited to Aimia’s US headquarters in Minneapolis for a special recognition event and are permanently included on Aimia’s list of past winners.

“To be recognized for outstanding service delivery by Aimia for four years is quite a remarkable accomplishment,” commented Dornfeld. “AlliedPRA Las Vegas sets the standard for being a true leader within our industry and, having earned this highly-coveted award again, is a testament to their commitment to high service standards and is displayed in their accomplishments.”

“Our team at AlliedPRA Las Vegas prides itself on offering unparalleled service, with a keen focus on our clients’ needs,” shared Francine McKanna, president and owner of AlliedPRA Las Vegas. “We listen to our clients and provide honest, creative and knowledgeable feedback, ideas and concepts, while maintaining a genuine desire to be a true partner for our clients. The Aimia Passion for Excellence award requires one of the most rigorous evaluation processes in the industry and I’m proud of my team and honored to receive this prestigious award for four years.”

“As a global leader in end-to-end development and delivery of meetings, conferences, incentives and events for some of the world’s most visible brands, Aimia relies on dependable partners,” said Kurt Paben, president of U.S. Channel and Employee Loyalty, Aimia. “The 2016 Premier Partners support our company goal to deliver personalized and remarkable experiences to our participants through creativity and a commitment to service. Congratulations to all the winners on the high recognition.”

Passion for Excellence defines Aimia’s expectations for service excellence from its partners. In recognizing the best of the best, the Passion for Excellence program not only develops strong business relationships, it also provides a method to continually enhance those relationships through solid feedback against specific criteria. Aimia’s best partners embrace the challenge to demonstrate their effectiveness and use Passion for Excellence as a platform for continuous improvement.

About Aimia

Aimia Inc. (TSX:AIM) is a data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics company, providing clients with the insights they need to make smarter business decisions and build relevant, rewarding and long-term one-to-one relationships with their customers, channel partners and employees, evolving the value exchange to the mutual benefit of both our clients and consumers.

About AlliedPRA

Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA is a leading event management and solutions company with a reach in over 100 destinations, serving some of the most respected companies in every major industry sector. For information on the complete portfolio of AlliedPRA Las Vegas destination management services, contact Candice Priest, General Manager, AlliedPRA Las Vegas at: or call +1 702.973.1400 or simply visit

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AlliedPRA Coverage

AlliedPRA destinations are served by wholly-owned and franchise operations in Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New England, New Orleans, New York, Northern California, Orange County, Orlando, Palm Springs, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Barbara, South Florida and Washington, D.C.

Partnering with AlliedPRA connects clients to global partners who specialize in tailoring destinations needs while adhering to the same quality standards found in each AlliedPRA location. Additional global locations are serviced by our strategic partners in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America through 2B UK, Cantrav Destination Management Services, Destination Services Colorado, IVI DMC2, DMC Incentive Travel Iceland, KeyCall France and