AlliedPRA Orlando Named Official DMC of AIBTM 2014

ORLANDO, FL. – March 13, 2014 – For a second year in a row, AlliedPRA was named the official Destination Management Company (DMC) of the Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) taking place June 10-12, 2014 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida. As the official DMC, AlliedPRA Orlando will manage the AIBTM Refresh Zone, a popular 3,000 square foot show floor feature where buyers and exhibitors can relax, recharge and refocus on building new relationships and making new connections. AlliedPRA Orlando will also assist exhibitors with transportation, off-site client receptions, dinners and entertainment events.  AlliedPRA was selected again based on its successful run last year, showing its 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.

“During AIBTM in 2013, the AlliedPRA Chicago team proved to be a great partner and one of the finest Destination Management Companies in the industry,” shared Michael J. Lyons, Exhibition Director of AIBTM. “We are partnering with AlliedPRA once again, this time with the Orlando team. They are Orlando 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 Orlando 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 again as the official DMC of AIBTM 2014 and our team is thrilled to showcase our outstanding DMC services and program logistics,” commented Iris Langanke, DMCP, President of AlliedPRA Orlando. “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.”

For more information on the DMC services provided by the AlliedPRA Orlando team, please contact Julia Chin, Sales Manager, AlliedPRA Orlando at: Julia.Chin@AlliedPRA.com or +1.321.319.0818.

For over four decades, AlliedPRA has lead the global destination management and event planning industry with a reach across three continents, eight countries and over 100 destinations, serving some of the most respected companies in every major industry sector. For information on the complete portfolio of international destination management services, please email: globalsales@alliedpra, or visit www.AlliedPRA.com or call 1.800.797.9471.

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