In pictures: Global DMC Partners’ annual awards

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In pictures: Global DMC Partners’ annual awards

Global DMC Partners, the largest global network of destination management companies, has revealed the winners for its 2018 annual awards.

Awards included the 2018 Rising Star, 2018 Global Planner of the Year, 2018 International Partner of the Year, and 2018 U.S. Partner of the Year. The awards were distributed at their annual Connection in Warsaw, Poland on Saturday, August 18th.

Client award winners included Fagel Baer from Ferguson, who was given the 2018 Rising Star award, and Kuba Piotrowski from Oriflame, who was declared 2018 Global Planner of the Year.

The 2018 International Partner of the Year was awarded to Tropical Incentives. Both Realize Colorado and Shackman Associates New York were awarded the 2018 U.S. Partner of the Year award, marking the second time each DMC received the esteemed award. The Partner of the Year awards are presented annually to the highest-achieving DMCs out of a pool of over 65 DMC Members.

Global DMC Partners selected the client award winners after thoughtful review of the award winners’ customer loyalty, dedication to Global DMC Partners’ growth and success, and meetings and incentives industry involvement. 

Catherine Chaulet, President of Global DMC Partners, stated, “We are delighted to recognize meeting planners through our client awards each year. 

Both Kuba and Fagel, along with their companies, are huge proponents of Global DMC Partners and the DMC Industry as a whole, and it’s planners like them who inspire our network to perform at the highest standards to continuously exceed our clients’ needs.”

Stuart Wood is a news reporter across the Mash Media editorial portfolio. He writes for CMW alongside sister publications Conference News, Exhibition News, Access All Areas and Exhibition World.