AlliedPRA Las Vegas Named Official DMC to Handle Hosted Buyer Program Arrangements for IMEX America 2013

LAS VEGAS — October, 2013 – AlliedPRA Las Vegas was selected to provide a comprehensive airport and hotel transportation system and staffing for the hosted buyers attending IMEX America 2013, according to Nikki Williams, Director of Hosted Buyer Programs for IMEX America. As the official DMC, AlliedPRA Las Vegas was selected for a second consecutive year, based on its successful operation of IMEX America 2012 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 15-17, 2013.

“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 North America. “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 second term, as the official DMC of IMEX America 2013 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 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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