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2025 Awards Submission Deadline

Established in 2005, the ADMEI Awards Program recognizes member excellence in Destination Management Company (DMC) program, component development, and delivery.  Submissions in multiple award categories are judged by a team of international industry professionals and the award winners are celebrated annually at the Awards Gala at the conclusion of the ADMEI Annual Conference.

Award Classifications

The ADMEI Awards Program includes two classifications: Achievement and Recognition with multiple Award Categories within each classification.  2024 Award Categories will be published 15 July 2023.

  • Achievement Awards identify DMCs that excel in Destination Management services for a specific program or event.
  • Peoples' Choice Award identifies the public's favorite program or event entry.
  • Recognition Awards recognize peers and industry leaders with special acknowledgment for their efforts and leadership.

Entry Instructions & Overview

Categories and instructions for the 2025 ADMEI Awards will be shared once the Awards Committee finalizes.

2025 Award Program Dates
01 September 2023 Beginning date for eligible programs
31 August 2024 Cut-off date for eligible programs
15 August 2024 Award Entry Site Open
01 September 2024 Submit entry by midnight PDT and save $50 on Achievement Award Entries!
17 September 2024 Submission Deadline (5:00 PM Eastern)
01 November 2024 Finalists Notification
TBD ADMEI Awards Gala
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