Legacy-building events: Excerpts from “Intentional Event Design, Our Professional Opportunity”

Hope is a great motivator. When we deliver a mindful experience and positively benefit others, we have a win for participants and organizations. Designing events that foster exchanges is critical to moving society forward, and always has been. Event professionals … Continue reading

MCC Destination Management is now a Global DMC Partner

Moore Carlyle Consulting is pleased to announce that our destination management division has partnered with Global DMC Partners, the elite worldwide partnership of Destination Management Companies (DMC). The division of MCC—known formally as MCC Destination Management, offers DMC services in … Continue reading

New study provides insights in strengthening the relationship between destination management companies and meeting planners

A new study published by the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF), a non-profit research foundation focused on motivation in business, analyzes the current state of destination management companies (DMCs) and offers specific guidelines to help them reposition themselves to better meet … Continue reading

Site International Foundation releases new research focused on Destination Management Companies

The Site International Foundation has released results of the latest Site Index study, Focus on Destination Management Companies. The Site Index compiles and compares data over a number of years to track changes and forecast trends in the motivational events … Continue reading

FAM trips… are they worth the time investment?

Imagine staying at a five star luxury resort or cruising through the Greek Isles. On a vacation…? well maybe, but you also may be on a very popular meeting industry marketing opportunity called a FAM trip that meeting planners attend on behalf of their clients. Continue reading

Social media marketing for destination management companies

In the era of ever changing communication media and rapid technological advancement, companies are now dedicating a growing portion of their marketing campaigns to social media platforms. Large corporations have created positions for full time community managers, and companies dedicated to content management are being created everywhere. One may wonder how destination management companies (DMCs) should position themselves and what should be their approach to a social media marketing campaign. … Continue reading