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Established in 2005, the ADMEI Awards Program recognizes member excellence in Destination Management Company (DMC) program, component development, and delivery.  Submissions in 13 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.

  • Achievement Awards identify DMCs that excel in Destination Management services for a specific program.
  • Recognition Awards recognize peers and industry leaders with special acknowledgment for their efforts and leadership.
2021 Award Program Dates
1 September 2019 Beginning date for qualified programs
31 August 2020 Cut-off date for eligible programs
10 December 2020 Award Entry Site Open
8 January 2021 Entry Deadline Extended! (all categories)
26 January 2021 Finalists Notified
10 February 2021 Finalists pre-recorded acceptance videos due
24 February 2021 Virtual Awards Gala - Winners Announced!
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