Destination Nashville, A Global DMC Partner, was recently awarded a total of five 2017 ADMEI Awards, including three Achievement Awards and two Recognition Awards.  These awards are given each year to a company for their execution of an entire program or event. Winners were announced at the 12th Annual Awards Gala at the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) annual conference in Barcelona, Spain.   A global panel of judges reviewed entries for events held between 1 September 2015 and 31 August 2016.  We would like to congratulate all of our fellow 2017 award winners!

Destination Nashville Awards included:

Best Innovative Events $50,001 – $100,000
Country Chic with a City View

Best Innovative Events $200,001 – $500,000
Jammin’ on the Musical Midway

Best Destination Marketing
CMA Awards Familiarization Trip

Destination Management Professional of the Year
Carol Norfleet, MBA, CMP, DMCP, COO & Executive Vice President, Destination Nashville

Destination Management Rising Star
Jacqueline Marko, CMP, DMCP, Associate Director of Sales, Destination Nashville


Destination Nashville is proud to be a member of Global DMC Partners, whose members received a record total of eight awards.  President Catherine Chaulet, announced, “These four members continuously exude innovation, creativity and dedication to superior customer service as well as the DMC industry. We are so honored to have them as a part of our global network and extremely proud of them for receiving all this recognition. Winning eight awards makes it a record year for Global DMC Partners, and I’d like to give a special congratulation to Destination Nashville for taking home the highest number of awards!”


About Association of Destination Management Executives International (
The ADME International is the only global non-profit association dedicated to increasing the professionalism and effectiveness of destination management through education, promotion of ethical practices and availability of information to the meetings, convention and incentive travel industries, as well as the general public. ADME International represents 200 destination management professionals in North America and abroad. Each is affiliated with a destination management company (DMC). A DMC is a professional services company possessing extensive local knowledge, expertise and resources, specializing in the design and implementation of events, activities, tours, transportation and program logistics.