First of all, let’s look at what a DMC is: A destination management company, or
destination management services company is your ultimate outsource partner, whether
in your own home town, or a land far away.
These specialised professionals are an extension of your company,
working with you to ensure that every aspect of your meeting, incentive,
convention, conference or group outing goes according to plan. Whether it is a corporate incentive trip, a
wedding party or a multi-national convention with delegates from around the
world, a DMC is essential.
What does a DMC do?
A good DMC is the ultimate logistics and event expert in
their destination. They source and book
venues and locations, create experiences, negotiate costs, arrange
transportation, cater to special requests and generally ensure that everything
works from beginning to end (and not just for the time you are actually
So why hire a
If you have an unlimited budget, plenty of time, and a large
team with varied expertise and knowledge of your selected destination, perhaps
you do not need a destination management company. However, the chances of that being a reality
are probably quite slim. This is where a
professional DMC steps in. Your
destination management professional is your eyes, ears and feet on the ground,
with an intimate knowledge of the destination and the contacts to make
The real question is, can you afford to be without a DMC?