AlliedPRA Named Among the Top 25 DMCs by Special Events Magazine for the 11th Straight Year

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 17, 2015 – Once again, AlliedPRA, a leading Destination Management Company based in 2015-DMC-ButtonSan Diego, Calif., has been named a Top Destination Management Company by Special Events Magazine, according to Denise Dornfeld, president of AlliedPRA, Inc. The coveted honor marks the 11th straight year AlliedPRA has been recognized as one of the top 25 Destination Management Companies in the industry.

The Special Events Magazine Top 25 DMC list recognizes those Destination Management Companies around the globe that intimately know the destinations they serve, while maintaining long-standing relationship with suppliers to provide unique local destination experiences for meetings, incentives and events. This first-hand knowledge is not something that can be found off the shelf but rather is developed over years of creating program experiences, working within the local destination supplier chain for transportation, tours, activities, themed events, site selection and more.

“It is an honor to be recognized every year as a leading force within the destination management industry and named as a Top 25 DMC by this prestigious publication,” said Dornfeld. “As a strategic arm of the industry, we have gone from being called ground operators, mainly responsible for local tours and coach transfers, to Destination Management Experts, creating and executing sophisticated program experiences alongside our client partners.  The evolution of meetings and events has been nothing short of amazing and we are excited to see how the industry will continue to advance.”

To view the Special Events Top 25 DMC List, please click here. Included in the list, you’ll find company capabilities, noteworthy events and industry trends to watch. AlliedPRA shares its forecast related to the technology revolution which has made travel more accessible and convenient, allowing AlliedPRA to create even more exquisite experiences for program guests which helps to fill their souls with passion and inquisitiveness for the next destination.

 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 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 destination 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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