Posts Tagged ‘Cynthia Alford’

Celebrating National Read A Book Day

Today, on September 6th, we celebrate National Read a Book Day! This day is in place to help us switch off the real-world issues we deal with every day and relax, by slipping into the sweet bliss of a fiction or even a nonfiction book. Books can give mental  escape that so many of us crave…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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We’re Hiring!

Destination South Meetings + Events is looking for a person that’s as passionate about events and meetings as we are! If the below information on our Administrative Assistant position sounds like a good fit for you, or for a friend, then connect with us at ncary@destinationsouth.com. No phone calls – online inquiries only. The Administrative Assistant plays a key…

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Welcome Lindsey Elledge, Our New Senior Program Development Manager!

Destination South is pleased to announce its recent hire of Lindsey Elledge, who will join the team as Senior Program Development Manager. Within this role, Lindsey will manage and coordinate events and special programs for Destination South, as well as work on the development of corporate connections and future client development. “I was attracted to…

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Experiencing IMEX America 2015

This Fall we were thrilled that Destination South‘s President and Managing Director, Cynthia Alford, DMCP and Sales Director, Andy Williams, CMP, TMP had the opportunity to attend IMEX America in one of the world’s most energetic and entertaining cities, Las Vegas. With a record attendance of 10,935, this 3-day event for hospitality, DMC and event…

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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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WE HAVE A NEW DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PROGRAMS!

Destination South Meetings and Events is delighted to announce the addition of our new Director of  Strategic Programs, Michele Stokan Sanders! An Atlanta native, Michele brings her in-depth knowledge of the city as well as hospitality and event logistics to the team. Prior to joining Destination South, Michele worked with Momentum Worldwide – immersed in brand communications, production and…

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