AlliedPRA Las Vegas Named Official DMC for IMEX America

  •  This marks the fourth straight year IMEX America has partnered with AlliedPRA

LAS VEGAS – September 9, 2015 – AlliedPRA Las Vegas was selected for a fourth straight year to provide aIMEXamerica_cmyk_2015 comprehensive airport and hotel transportation system and staffing for the hosted buyers attending IMEX America 2015, according to Nikki Williams, Director of Hosted Buyer Programs for IMEX America. As the official DMC, AlliedPRA Las Vegas was selected based on its successful operation of the last three years serving as the DMC for IMEX America which showcased AlliedPRA’s exceptional staff, experience and high service standards. AlliedPRA Las Vegas will work with the IMEX America hosted buyer team in coordinating the complex transportation program, while providing an emergency contingency plan for the event. IMEX America is America’s worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events and is the largest tradeshow for the industry in the USA. The event will take place at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas, (which is connected to the show’s Headquarters Hotel, The Venetian®|The Palazzo®), October 13-15, 2015.

“The AlliedPRA team works closely with the IMEX America staff to ensure each requirement of the hosted buyer transportation program and expectations are met and exceeded” commented Denise Dornfeld, president of AlliedPRA. “AlliedPRA is known for its comprehensive logistics and transportation planning in the industry and we are pleased to provide the peace of mind to our client, for one of the most important elements of the show.”

“As the hosted buyer program continues to grow we are pleased to partner with AlliedPRA to provide the highest level of DMC service, managing the airport arrival and departures and hotel shuttles,” shared Williams. “We want all visitors and our hosted-buyers to feel they’ve received outstanding value and return on time and effort invested.”

“It is an honor to be selected for a third term, as the official DMC of IMEX America 2015 and our team is thrilled to showcase, once again, our outstanding transportation services and program logistics,” shared Francine McKanna, DMCP, president and owner of AlliedPRA Las Vegas. “Last year’s event was an overwhelming success for our team and all the hosted buyers who attend IMEX America. Over the past couple of years, this show has quickly grown into the go-to tradeshow for our industry and we are pleased to be a part of this important connection between our peers.”

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