Pumpkins, Spice and Everything Nice happening at ACCENT-DMC!

Diane Lyons, President of ACCENT-DMC and Founder of FestiGals recognized


Norma Grace, Diane Lyons, and Kim Sport, Founder of Breastoration
Photograph by Cheryl Gerber
On Monday, October 2nd, ACCENT-DMC President and Festigals founder, Diane Lyons was recognized and honored by Breastoration New Orleans with the Community Partner Award at the Galatoire’s Goes Pink. 
Event. Through FestiGals, Diane has worked tirelessly to raise over $135,000 in funds benefitting numerous local women’s cancer causes. FesitGals is a 501(3)C and the ACCENT-DMC giveback to New Orleans.
Congratulations Diane!

Nothing Like Dinner on the Dome Floor!

We sure do know how to jazz up the field when the Saints aren’t in town!  And, our client loved it!
Our clients praise our consistent ability to create an exceptional experience, every time. Just this week after our client’s event, we received this email:  I want to thank you again for your incredible work in making our 50th Conference and Gala a success! Our guests were just in awe when they saw the décor at the gala and the brass band second line was just perfect!
You all certainly made this event a memorable experience that our attendees will never forget. It was such a pleasure working with you all and I hope we have the opportunity to work together again on future events.” – Samantha


Passionate and enthusiastic about everything New Orleans, Jody Halter, CMP, DMCP  has enjoyed every minute of her 30 + year career in the New Orleans hospitality and tourism industry. She is an expert in client relations and creating and producing unique, one-of-a-kind events.  Her genuine interest in trying new things and meeting new people makes her well-suited to  build lasting relationships with her clients and colleagues.  



Jody Halter, CMP, DMCP
Vice President

Tricentennial Celebration 

Tall Ships New Orleans
April 19-22, 2018


Tall Ships New Orleans 2018 is a gift to our city. Everyone can come  together to celebrate three hundred years of our connection with the Mississippi River.  The goal is to share the educational mission of each of the visiting ships. The more we know, the better we can learn about science and history and the impact both have had on our city.
How exciting!! And, there will be opportunities to have private events on some of the ships, contact us at (504) 524-1227 or info@accent-dmc.com for more information.

NOLA ChristmasFest 2017

ACCENT-DMC is pleased to again partner with  the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on NOLA ChristmasFest to be held December 21 – 31 at the Center.
Tickets will go on sale Fall 2017. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact NOLA ChristmasFest for more information. 

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