Celebrating National Photo Month

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. However, when looking back over some of the amazing and historical photography from the past it seems that a photo can be worth so much more. Today, almost 200 years since the invention of the ‘pinhole camera,’ it’s easy to see how far photography has come…even with the…

The Songs We Sing To Celebrate National Karaoke Week!

Did you know that the fourth week in April is officially National Karaoke Week? In the Destination South office this means that we’ve been given a gift to celebrate all week long! As lovers of music, many on our team have a true passion for putting on their karaoke ‘persona’ and throwing down a 3-minute rockstar performance. Knowing this, we asked…

Camp Ignite – Event Highlights Video

Destination South Meetings + Events is excited to share this video that gives everyone a peek of the event that won us five Atlanta Allie Awards, including BEST TEAM EFFORT! We couldn’t have produced this epic ‘Camp Ignite’ event without the talent of our other event partners! Special thanks to LionStar Films (video) and PWP Studio (photography) for documenting…

Destination South Names Lorri McQueary As VP

Destination South is pleased to announce that Lorri McQueary has been named Vice President. Lorri began her career at DSME in 2004 as Creative Director, guiding and growing the firm’s endeavors in all aspects of event design as well as live and interactive entertainment. Her role and responsibilities grew quickly within the company, and in…

Let's Make GLUEP With The Atlanta Science Festival!

Who says festival planning is all work and no play?! Destination South‘s Tim Barrett, CMP and Andi Chaney spent some time with client, the Atlanta Science Festival, recently and learned a thing or two about making GLUEP.  According to the experts, making homemade GLUEP is a great polymer experiment that can be done by all ages…especially ‘Event Savers!’…

Our Journey At The Special Event Conference 2017

Attending an industry conference is an energizing and inspiring experience. It’s also an experience that we feel is important for the growth of our team. This year we were thrilled to have Destination South‘s creative team, Lorri McQueary, Tamara Racic and Rachael Maguire, attend The Special Event Conference and Trade Show in Long Beach, California. By attending engaging educational…

2016 – Highlights From A Great Year

Last year was a great year for Destination South Meetings + Events. So great, in fact, that we wanted to share with you some of our favorite highlights. Enjoy!  

Welcoming New Leaders In Meeting + Program Operations!

Destination South Meetings + Events is pleased to announce the recent growth of our Operations Department. Please join us in welcoming these three appointments to our team: Tim Barrett, CMP, has been named Director of Meeting + Program Operations. An Atlanta hospitality veteran, Tim brings nearly two decades of experience to the role. Within this position, Tim is…

Atlanta Events Take Flight At The Delta Flight Museum

The Destination South Meetings + Events team was thrilled this December to plan a client’s corporate holiday party in one of Atlanta’s most unique venues, the Delta Flight Museum. Located in Delta’s original 1940s-era aircraft hangars in Atlanta, the venue was perfect for helping this corporate event take flight. Recently renovated, the Museum is now a state-of-the-art, 68,000 square foot…

Campers Hike To Atlanta For Microsoft's Camp Ignite!

Destination South recently had the honor of producing one of the largest, single-day corporate events in Atlanta this summer. Attendees, 15,000, literally RAN cheering into Centennial Olympic Park for three hours of camping inspired adventure. From event concept to production, the Destination South team left no detail untouched in bringing the spirit of camping to an engaged audience.…