The Event Team Announces Membership in Hosts Global Alliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    
3 May, 2011
The Event Team ANNOUNCES MEMBERSHIP IN
HOSTS GLOBAL ALLIANCE
The Event Team is proud to announce its membership in the newly formed Hosts Global Alliance, previously USA Hosts Alliance.
After much anticipation, USA Hosts announced the launch of Hosts Global Alliance on May 3, 2011 in support of the company’s expansion and global initiatives as well as a new brand identity.
Hosts Global Alliance has seen remarkable growth in just a few short months and emerges as a new global alliance of Destination Management Companies (DMC) serving convention and meeting destinations worldwide.  The new Hosts Global Alliance brand incorporates an exciting new logo and compelling tagline, “Global Reach. Local Experts.”, designed to promote the company’s worldwide presence.
“The Event Team is very excited about the new alliance.  The Hosts Global Alliance is comprised of an incredible group of companies that are experts in their cities and in their industry.  The improvements and streamlining efforts being made throughout the alliance will strengthen relationships not only with clients, but also with each other.” – Matt Robbins, CMP – President
The Event Team underwent a stringent vetting process which included demonstrating strong financial standings, proven industry experience, insurance standards, qualified references, and best practice standards of service.
The Event Team joins thirty three other DMCs and one cruise alliance member around the world including:
DOMESTIC
Atlanta, GA                                          The Juice Studios
Atlantic City, NJ                                    Roberts Event Group, Inc.
Austin, TX                                             Circa Texas
Baltimore, MD                                       USA Hosts DC
Boston, MA                                           NXTevent
Bozeman, MT & Mountain West             Mountain Destinations
Chicago, IL                                           USA Hosts Chicago
Dallas, TX                                             USA Hosts Dallas
Oahu/Maui/ Kona, HA                            USA Hosts Hawaii
Houston, TX                                          Sullivan Group
Las Vegas, NV                                      USA Hosts Las Vegas
Los Angeles/Orange County, CA         The Event Team
Miami, FL                                             Florida Meeting Services
Naples, FL                                            Eventions of Florida
New Orleans, LA                                   USA Hosts New Orleans
New York, NY                                       Shackman Associates New York
Orlando, FL                                           Florida Meeting Services
Palm Springs, CA                                The Event Team
Park City/Salt Lake City, UT                   Destination VIP, Incorporated
Philadelphia, PA                                    Roberts Event Group, Inc.
San Antonio, TX                                    Circa Texas
San Diego, CA                                    The Event Team
San Francisco, Bay Area, CA                 Key Events
Santa Barbara, CA                              The Event Team
Savannah, GA                                       The Juice Studios
Tampa/St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL      Eventions of Florida
Washington, D.C.                                 USA Hosts DC
INTERNATIONAL
AUSTRALIA                                          Managing Australian Destinations – M.A.D.
AUSTRIA                                              Venue DMC
BRAZIL                                                 Condor Travel
CANADA                                              Roni Feldman & Associates
DUBAI                                                  Gulf Dunes, LLC
EGYPT                                                 Emeco Travel
ENGLAND                                            Wedgewood Britain
GERMANY                                           Compass Tours Incoming & Top Tours Travel
GLOBAL WATERWAYS                         Worldwide Travel and Cruise
GREECE                                              Conceptours
INDIA                                                    Trail Blazer Tours India Private Limited
IRELAND                                              Wallace Travel Group
ISRAEL                                                 Amiel Tours, Ltd.
ITALY                                                   Venue Italia dmc
NEW ZEALAND                                    Exclusive Events
PUERTO RICO                                      Destination Puerto Rico
SCOTLAND                                          Wedgewood Britain
SPAIN                                                  SHE Spanish Heritage
WALES                                                Wedgewood Britain
Hosts Global Alliance, formerly the USA Hosts Alliance, is a rapidly growing alliance of Destination Management Companies currently representing thirty four DMCs and one cruise alliance member around the globe. USA Hosts was founded in 1958 as the first DMC consortium of its kind.  Moving into the 21st Century, Hosts sets the bar again for clients needs for local expertise and worldwide reach.  Hosts Global Alliance provides a full-service approach for special events, transportation management, lodging, venue selection, tours, activities, teambuilding, dining programs and more.
Visit Hosts Global Alliance on the web at www.hosts-global.com.
For more information, contact Jennifer Patino, CEO, Hosts Global Alliance at
Jennifer.Patino@hosts-global.com, 702.798.1975, or toll free at 800.634.6133.

For International Inquiries, please call +1 919.239.4532.