by Lisa A. Grimaldi | February 05, 2014
Two meetings industry associations will introduce new awards during Imex Frankfurt, the industry trade show taking place May 20-22 in Germany. A new Destination Marketing Award will be presented by Destination Marketing Association International in recognition of a successful marketing or branding campaign undertaken by a single destination. An International Excellence Award will be presented by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events in recognition of an individual or organization that has made "exceptional strides in creating, launching and managing an international event in the exhibitions and events industry" over the past year. The winners will be announced during the IMEX Frankfurt gala on May 21; other groups presenting awards at the event include Meeting Professionals International, Professional Convention Management Association, Joint Meetings Industry Council and Site.