Eventions of Florida Brings Home Critics Choice Award at 2015 HGA Forum


August 6th, 2015



Ali Brown and David Wagner accept the award on behalf of the entire Eventions team!

Hospitality industry professionals gathered in Boston, Massachusetts for the 3rd Annual HGA Global Forum this week. From industry-focused educational sessions to local offsite activities, there was an abundance of H Factor in the air.

Hosts Global Alliance (HGA) held its 3rd Annual HGA Global Forum in Boston, MA from July 31st – August 3rd. HGA received tremendous support from their local Destination Management member, NXTevent Boston, A Hosts Global Alliance Member, and the Royal Sonesta Boston. This dynamic group welcomed over 225 top industry professionals representing more than 190 destinations worldwide.

The highlight of the event was the 3rd Annual Hosts Honors Awards, which were held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum. This annual awards ceremony honors the best of the best in the following categories: Critics’ Choice Award, Brand Honors Award, Leadership Award, and Overall DMC of the Year Award.

This year the Critics Choice Award went to Eventions of Florida. Their commitment to client satisfaction is displayed on every program that they operate. They received the highest scores on event surveys, which demonstrates that they have the H Factor that is necessary to be the best of the best.

Marty MacKay, President of HGA, comments, “Eventions of Florida consistently goes beyond clients expectations, and that is apparent when you work with their team. We know that when our clients work with them, they will be taken care of to the utmost extent. We are so proud to have them in our Alliance.”

Other Honors Award recipients were:

Brand Honors Award: Tsar Events DMC & PCO

Leadership Honors Award: Ally O’Connor – NXTevent Boston

Overall DMC of the Year Award: Maple Ridge Events and Hosts Las Vegas

Hosts Global Alliance (HGA), is a worldwide consortium of select Destination Management Companies. We believe that every destination holds the promise of an inspiring experience. Hosts Global Alliance delivers on that promise with unparalleled service, fresh thinking, and a global network of local experts. HGA currently represents over 50 Destination Management Companies, servicing over 190 locations. Hosts Global Alliance provides a full-service approach for customers planning group programs in the meetings, convention, and incentive industry for corporations, associations, meeting management, and incentive travel companies. There is always a Hosts solution. Every time. Everywhere.

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