World of DMCs to Promote Incentive Travel at EIBTM
World of DMCs, the global association with 70 DMC members, will be promoting incentive travel during EIBTM. The 10 participating DMCs have pledged to stand throughout the three days of the show in an attempt to raise funds to send a young industry professional to the SITE Global Conference in Delhi in October 2015.
The initiative, supported by 2015 SITE president elect, Rajeev Kolhi, aims to raise the funds through a combination of internal and external fund raising and have pledged to cover the accommodation and flights for a meeting planner from anywhere in the world.
“With this campaign, World of DMCs wants to demonstrate clearly the full commitment of our members not only to incentive travel, but also to ensure that a young industry professional, whose company might not be able to support their attendance, can participate in one of the foremost events in the incentive travel calendar," Marc Schwabach, CEO of Ambiance Incentives and President of the World of DMCs, said in a statement.
The decision as to who to send will be made by the members at their annual meeting in Frankfurt in May 2015, and the winner will be notified immediately afterwards.
The World of DMCs will also welcome the association's 70th member, Georgian Travel Group from Tiblisi, who will exhibit on stand I10 with the Georgian Tourist Board. A full 25 members of the World of DMCs will be exhibiting at EIBTM this year with the following members exhibiting on the World of DMCs stand, L34; @dmire (Belgium), Advantage DMC (Ireland), Ambiance Incentives (Spain), DMC Poland (Poland), Escape Russia (Russia), French Events (France), Hadler DMC (Denmark), Iceland Travel (Iceland), MEP (Turkey), Viada (Finland)