AlliedPRA Offices Named as Finalists for ADMEI Achievement Awards

adm-award-buttons-2017_aaf-smAlliedPRA, Inc., a global leader in the destination management company (DMC) sector, is pleased to share the exciting news that 8 entries from AlliedPRA offices have been named as finalists for the prestigious Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) 2017 Achievement Awards according to Fran Rickenbach, CAE, IOM, Executive Vice President of ADMEI. The winners will be announced at the ADMEI Awards Gala on Saturday evening, January 21, 2017 in Barcelona.

The AlliedPRA offices in the Achievement Award finals include:

AlliedPRA Atlanta“Rock the Block!” – Best Innovative Events $200,001 – $500,000

AlliedPRA Hawaii – “Aloha Polo” – Best Innovative Events $500,001 and Up

AlliedPRA New England“Farm to Concert” – Best Logistics – Transportation

AlliedPRA Northern California“Vintage VWx, Cult Wines, Million Dollar Mansions & More – The Ultimate Northern California Experience” – Best Tour Program

AlliedPRA Northern California – “Capturing the Ungettable Get” – Best Overall Program

In addition, the following AlliedPRA offices were named in the Excellence Award categories: AlliedPRA Dallas/Fort Worth, is a finalist for “Winners Wanted at the Fix Saloonfor Excellence in Meeting Services and AlliedPRA Hawaii is a finalist for “The Big Kahuna – Riding Two Waves” for Excellence in Incentive Travel Programming or Service. This marks the 11th consecutive year AlliedPRA has been recognized by ADMEI with finalists in the ADMEI Achievement and Excellence Awards. Additionally, Erin Gremillion, DMCP, National Sales Manager, AlliedPRA New Orleans is nominated for the Destination Management Rising Star.

“Each year ADMEI honors deserving destination management companies with achievement awards for client programs and the AlliedPRA offices in the finals this year displayed the best creativity, innovation and outstanding logistics, delivering the world-class services AlliedPRA is known for,” commented Denise Dornfeld, Chairperson of AlliedPRA, Inc., “We are so proud of the AlliedPRA teams and the collaboration it took with their clients to submit these fine examples of AlliedPRA’s exceptional programs for industry peer review. We are also excited for Erin Gremillion, named one of the finalist for the Rising Star award. This recognition is so well-deserved and a true testament to how AlliedPRA continues to be at the forefront of the DMC industry. Our firm is built on the hard work of individuals who are dedicated to continually elevating our brand to the highest standards and these results affirm our commitment to delivering the best service as a trusted and accomplished DMC partner. For all of these amazing AlliedPRA offices to be recognized as finalists for outstanding achievement year after year is quite an accomplishment for our teams!”

The 2017 ADMEI Achievement Awards winners are chosen through an online voting system, where a panel of judges selects their top choice from virtual storyboards presented by the finalists in each category. The 2017 ADMEI Achievement Award Winners will be announced at the annual conference in Barcelona, Spain on January 21, 2017.

ADMEI is the only global non-profit association dedicated to increasing the professionalism and effectiveness of destination management through education, promotion of ethical practices and availability of information to the meetings, convention and incentive travel industries, as well as to the general public. For more information about ADMEI International, visit

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