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2024 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

Download the 2024 Award Entry Instructions and Overview (pdf) for information on award categories, submission requirements, judging, etc.

2024 Award Program Dates
01 September 2022 Beginning date for eligible programs
31 August 2023 Cut-off date for eligible programs
10 August 2023 Awards Webinar (Tips, Tricks, HowTo)
15 August 2023 Award Entry Site Open
08 September 2023 Submit entry by midnight PDT and save $50 on Achievement Award Entries!
Use Promo Code Early24 at checkout.
17 September 2023 Submission Deadline (5:00 PM Eastern)
01 November 2023 Finalists Notification
24 February 2024 ADMEI Awards Gala - Atlanta, GA
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