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What's Old Is New – Creating Contemporary Events at Historic Venues

Photography: Travis S. Taylor, Affairs to Remember When we think of experts in Atlanta that understand the in’s and out’s of special event venues, especially historic venues, Jennifer Schiveree Farmer‘s name most definitely comes to the forefront! Currently with Affairs to Remember Caterers, Jennifer joined this dynamic team in July 2015 as their Director of Business Development. Bringing with her a…

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Triplets for Destination South!

The winning streak continued this summer for our Destination South Meetings + Events team when they brought home three…that’s right THREE awards from the 2015 Phoenix Awards presented by the Meeting Professionals International Georgia Chapter (MPI GA). Planner Member of the Year – Cynthia Alford, DMCP Chapter Leader of the Year – Andy Williams, CMP, TMP Committee of the Year for…

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Are You Ready To Experience Transformation?

We’re pleased to present today the launch of Destination South Meetings + Events new website! “I couldn’t be more proud or excited to launch the refreshed and re-imagined Destination South website,” shares Destination South Managing Director Cynthia Alford, DMCP. “It’s designed to reflect our experience, passion, innovation and most importantly, the FUN we bring to creating…

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Do You Have The Right Ingredients For Your Event Catering?

If there’s a person in Atlanta that knows her way around catering within an attraction that would be Natasha Cary, General Manager for Wolfgang Puck Catering and Restaurant Associates at Georgia Aquarium! Natasha’s career with catering at the Aquarium started long before she stepped into the role of General Manager. In 2005 she joined Wolfgang Puck Catering on the…

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The Ongoing Challenge to Out-Differ the Different (for “kids” sake)

This month we’re excited to have the creative force, Kelly Jordan Nelson as our guest blogger! Over the years, Destination South has collaborated with Kelly and her company on award-winning entertainment concepts. Kelly began her career at one of the world’s largest marketing communications design and production agencies, Jack Morton Worldwide. That background has served her…

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Welcome Our New Director of Sales!

Destination South Meetings & Events is pleased to announce that Andy Williams, TMP has joined our team as Director of Sales. Prior to joining DSME, Andy was Director of Sales at the Convention & Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody in Georgia. Andy joins the Destination South team with almost a decade of experience in the event, meetings and tourism industry. Most recently he held…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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