admei_award_diane“We were thrilled to win two prestigious awards!  To be recognized by our international peers is such an honor! I am incredibly proud of each member of our team who continue to raise the bar with creative and extraordinary events,” said Diane Lyons, CMP, DMCP. President of ACCENT-DMC, Inc.

ACCENT was honored with these distinguished awards by the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI). The first achievement award was in the category of Best Creative Activity – Best Corporate Social Responsibility, entitled, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” The client’s team worked on clearing and replanting fruit and vegetable gardens and interacted with community members through the day, leaving a lasting mark on New Orleans. The second award was for Excellence in Site Inspections entitled, “Farming and the French Quarter: Scouting Agriculture Infrastructure in New Orleans “. The site inspection occurred at multiple locations in the city over the course of a week. More than 40 attendees participated. ACCENT focused on the client’s needs and spent numerous hours of pre-planning for the site and identifying solutions prior to the client’s arrival with this overall goal in mind. ACCENT’s President, Diane B. Lyons, CMP, DMCP accepted the awards during ADMEI’s Annual Conference on Saturday, February 13, in Oklahoma City. This is the 8th consecutive year that ACCENT-DMC has been nominated by ADMEI for its achievements and the 7th ADMEI award received by the company since 2010.