Why use a DMC?
When you mention the phrase DMC, unless you are in the industry, most people don’t know what you are referring to. DMC stands for Destination Management Company and is a term for a professional services company possessing extensive local knowledge, expertise and resources, specializing in the design and implementation of events, activities, tours, transportation and program logistics.
So what are the perks to using a DMC?
- DMC’s possess an extensive knowledge of the area that they serve. They are experts in all things related to the city in which they reside. This means knowing the best entertainment, transportation and venues to use while in the city. That also means staying up-to-date on the ever changing list of restaurants within the city.
- DMC’s do the research for you. This includes, but is not limited to, the logistics of how to move a group from point A to point B, which venues are within walking distance of your location and knowing capacities of private event space at restaurants in the city.
- DMC’s are problem solvers. Have you been using the same transportation company every time you come to town, but this time they are all booked? A DMC has a deep set of resources that can get you out of any bind you may be in, including; venues, transportation, décor, audio visual and entertainment.
- The best reason to use a DMC is that they are experts in their city and in what they do. The DMC is there to partner with you and provide you with additional time to focus on your overall event. Using a DMC allows you to focus on other parts of your meeting, convention or event knowing that DMC professionals are handling every detail with the highest level of care.