AlliedPRA Named Official DMC Of AIBTM in Chicago

CHICAGO — May 8, 2012 – AlliedPRA Chicago was named the official Destination Management Company (DMC) of the Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) taking place June 11-13, 2013 at the McCormick Place in Chicago. AlliedPRA will manage the AIBTM Refresh Zone, a new show floor feature where buyers and exhibitors can relax, recharge and refocus on building new relationships and making new connections. AlliedPRA will also assist exhibitors with off-site client receptions, dinners and entertainment events. As the official DMC, AlliedPRA was selected based on its staff, experience and high service standards to work with the AIBTM participants.

AIBTM is a leading global exhibition for the US meetings and events industry. AIBTM delivers individually qualified Hosted Buyers and eligible Trade buyers from the US and around the world. Tailored to the US market, AIBTM serves and guarantees the attendance of top-level decision makers. The exhibitions provide time and business efficient matching services for buyers and sellers through unique Hosted Buyer programs.

“AlliedPRA is considered one of the elite Destination Management Companies in the industry, ” shared Michael J. Lyons, Exhibition Director of AIBTM. “They are Chicago hospitality experts and the team’s extensive knowledge and experience will enable them to customize any program to meet exhibitors’ objectives. Our hosted buyer program is growing and we are looking to AlliedPRA to provide the highest level of DMC services available. We look forward to much success in our partnership with AlliedPRA.”

“It is an honor to be selected as the official DMC of AIBTM 2013 and our team is thrilled to showcase our outstanding DMC services and program logistics,” commented Hanson Ansary, DMCP, president and owner of AlliedPRA Chicago. ” We want all visitors and hosted-buyers to feel they’ve received outstanding value and return on time and effort invested, and we are so pleased to be a part of this important connection between our peers.”

About AlliedPRA
Founded in 1981, AlliedPRA, along with its strategic partners, is the leading global destination management and event planning company with a world-wide span across three continents, 7 countries and over 100 event destinations, serving an impressive array of clientele, representing every major industry and market segment. AlliedPRA offers a full-range of destination management services from event planning, transportation management, tours, teambuilding activities, site selection, product launches, on-site services and more. For information on the complete portfolio of international destination management services, please contact +1 800.797.9471 or visit

For more information on the DMC services provided by the AlliedPRA Chicago team for AIBTM, please contact Clara DeBortoli, General Manager of Allied PRA’s Chicago office: or (312) 477-7163.

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AlliedPRA US destinations, include wholly-owned and franchise operations throughout North America with offices located in Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New England, New Orleans, New York, Northern California, Orange County, Orlando, Palm Springs, San Antonio, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and South Florida. AlliedPRA European destinations include France, Italy, Monaco, Spain, and the United Kingdom. AlliedPRA Arabian destinations include, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Oman.