Award-Winning Atlanta Science Festival

Just short of a year ago Destination South Meetings & Events had the honor of producing the inaugural Atlanta Science Festival Exploration Expo. This was part of Atlanta’s first ever festival of it’s kind and a week-long celebration of local science and technology which involved schools (Emory & Georgia Tech) and 80+ community groups, museums, and businesses. The event was held…

Creative Event Design With Steve Bales

For our February ‘Influencers and Innovators’ guest blogger we’re thrilled to welcome Steve Bales, Creative Director of Bold American Events! Destination South has collaborated with Steve and Bold American many times over the years. Steve’s designs are always unique and inspiring. In this blog, enjoy insights from Steve on what sparks creativity for his designs.…

Taylor Rhodes is GaMPI's January Shining Star!

We’re very proud to announce that Destination South Sales Manager, Taylor Rhodes, was nominated for the January Georgia Chapter of Meeting Professionals International’s (GaMPI) Shining Star Award! This esteemed recognition is for superstar members of the organization that go above and beyond in support for their local chapter through participation, enthusiasm, and volunteer time. The Shining Star nomination honors…

New for Atlanta in 2015!

We’re thrilled to welcome Amy Patterson, Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Events with the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau as this month’s guest blogger for Destination South‘s, Mouth of the Destination South. Amy has her finger on the pulse of what’s new and exciting for Atlanta and the hospitality industry. Enjoy Amy’s insights into Atlanta, the city…

It's Time To Celebrate!

Cheers to a fantastic 2014 and a New Year full of excitement and opportunity! All of us at Destination South Meetings + Events wish you and your loved ones peace and prosperity in the coming year. Here’s a quick look back at our very EVENTFUL year. Click here or the image below to enjoy! Staff photography…

Match the Holiday Tree With the Destination South Planner!

“Lights on the tree make everything merry and bright!” This holiday season the Destination South team is sharing glimpses of their personal holiday trees with everyone! From sentimental heirloom ornaments to perfectly monocromatic trimmings, they’ve each put their personalities into their love of decorating for the season. Each tree showcases the individual style of team members Lori McQueary, Staci Loeffler,…

The Glam Outdoors – Client Appreciation Event

This fall we were thrilled to once again produce an event for Starwood Hotel & Resorts. Working directly with our client, we brought the outdoors “in” with a “glamping” themed client appreciation event held at the Westin Downtown Atlanta. The Destination South Meetings and Events team was fully engaged in producing “The Glam Outdoors” event in the areas of theme development,…

10 Year Anniversary for Destination South's Lorri McQueary!

We’re thrilled to share that this fall marks the 10 year anniversary of Destination South’s Creative & Marketing Director, Lorri McQueary! In her time with Destination South, Lorri has designed and produced numerous award-winning special events with her trademark dedication to exploring new ideas and attention to detail. In her role, she touches all creative aspects of…

"On the Rhode" to IMEX 2014

We’re “on the rhode” this week to IMEX 2014 and Destination South’s Taylor Rhodes is leading the way! Follow Taylor’s show adventures by clicking onto our Facebook and Instagram pages!  Taylor visiting the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau booth! Taylor visiting the DMC Network booth #2227 and our favorite bear, Ovation Bear! About IMEX America IMEX America (Oct. 14-16) is the largest trade show in the…

GAMPI MEMBER SHOWCASE

GAMPI MEMBER SHOWCASE

GAMPI, the Georgia Association of Meeting Professionals International recently interviewed Destination South’s Cynthia Alford and Taylor Rhodes for their Member Showcase.  Did you know:  Cynthia is a former GaMPI president! A 29-year veteran of the meeting and events industry, she is the leading force for Destination South – our Managing Director. She has built Destination South to not only be an influencer…