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.…

A Co-Produced 'Back To School' Community Event

As a preferred partner for this global hotel and resort sales organization, Destination South Meetings + Events was honored to co-produce the recent ‘Teneo Hospitality – Back To School’ event. Benefiting both the Calvary Children’s Home and Covenant House Georgia, this successful fundraising event was held at the Intercontinental Buckhead hotel in Atlanta. Producing community focused events is often some of the most rewarding…

Attending The DMC Network 'Client Exchange'

From June 2-5, Destination South Meeting + Event’s Cynthia Alford, DMCP, and Andy Williams, CMP, TMP, attended the DMC Network Client Exchange in Lake Tahoe. In its second year, the Client Exchange brought together fellow DMC professionals as well as our customers from around the country for several days of education, networking, relaxation and new experiences.…

Get To know LionStar Films

Destination South Meetings + Events‘ Creative and Marketing Director, Lorri McQueary recently had a chance to  spend time chatting with Ryan Seger, Executive Producer of one of our favorite film and video partners, LionStar Films. Since 1999, LionStar has been producing creative film and videos for clients around the world. We find their team to be inspiring and always insightful about…