AlliedPRA Members Named to ADMEI Board for 2015

SAN DIEGO, Calif., February 17, 2015 – AlliedPRA, Inc., a leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, announces two of its team members are serving as Boards Members for the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) for the 2015 term. Michelle Crosby, DMCP, CMP, CTA and National Sales Manager of AlliedPRA Dallas/Fort Worth was named as one of the ADMEI Directors for the 2015 Board of Directors. In addition, Kellie Collins, DMCP, Director of Operations for AlliedPRA Los Angeles, Orange County and Palm Springs was named as a Board Member for the 2015 Certification and Accreditation Board.

ADMEI is the premier resource for education, standards and practices within the DMC industry/profession.  ADMEI has a global presence and a respected reputation for sharing the value of DMCs to both internal and external stakeholders. Members collaborate to define and advance new initiatives and also look to ADMEI for advances impacting the destination management industry. ADMEI is the trusted partner in the certification of destination management professionals and the accreditation of destination management companies.

“We are so proud of Michelle and Kellie for serving on behalf of our team and dedicating time to an organization which upholds the highest delivery standards within our industry, “ commented Denise Dornfeld, President of AlliedPRA North America. “These two ladies are leaders in our organization and continue to share their industry skills and passions to ensure DMCs around the globe have access to the education tools and support provided by ADMEI. We know they will represent AlliedPRA well.”

ADMEI establishes DMC standards and best practices, supports excellence and ethical business practices and promotes the value of destination management companies to the meetings industry.  It offers the Destination Management Certified Professional® (DMCP) program based on the DMC Competencies, the Accredited Destination Management Company® accreditation, and publishes Best Practices in Destination Management.

About AlliedPRA, Inc. (

Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA is a leading destination management and event planning company with a reach across more than 100 destinations, serving the most respected companies in every major industry sector. AlliedPRA offers clients the same unsurpassed quality from one AlliedPRA office and destination to the next. AlliedPRA offices provide the full spectrum of destination management services ranging from unique special events to complex transportation solutions, team building programs, sightseeing tours, meetings, incentives, conventions, and events. For information on the complete portfolio of international destination management services, please email, visit or call +1 619.550.8545.

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AlliedPRA USA’s destinations are served by wholly-owned and independently-owned operations in Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas|Fort Worth, Hawai’i, 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. Destinations served by Cantrav Destination Management Services include Alaska, Banff, Vancouver and Whistler. The mountain resorts in the US are covered by Destination Services Colorado. Latin America destinations are serviced by IVI Destination Management in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, and Panama. Finally, AlliedPRA’s latest partner in Iceland is headed up by DMC Incentive Travel Iceland.


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