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JPdL Joins Hosts Global Alliance

JPdL Destination Management (JPdL), a leading Canadian DMC, is now a member of Hosts Global Alliance (HGA), a worldwide consortium of select destination management companies.

“JPdL is delighted to have been selected to join Hosts Global Alliance. For over 30 years, our company has been working with an extensive list of prestigious clients from across North America and around the world,” said Jean-Paul de Lavison, CMP, president, JPdL.

“It is with open arms that we welcome JPdL into the HGA family. Their work ethic and culture are a perfect fit for our own corporate values, and they fittingly represent the Hosts H Factor for which we are known,” said Marty MacKay, DMCP, president, HGA.

JPdL Destination Management

Founded in 1982, JPdL now has more than 60 full-time employees and covers seven major Canadian locations: Montreal, Niagara, Ottawa, Quebec, Toronto, Tremblant and Vancouver. It offers a wide range of services, including the organization and management of events (conferences, sustainable meetings, corporate meetings, galas, product launches, incentive trips and more); logistics management; social programs, event budgeting; venue selection and set-up; entertainment; and sponsorship and exhibit management.

Hosts Global Alliance

HGA currently represents more than 50 destination management companies, servicing 190+ locations including India, Kenya, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Florida, California, Russia, the Caribbean, Peru, Texas, Tennessee, France, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Malta, Monaco and more. It 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.

At this year’s Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI) Conference in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, HGA had the highest number of award finalists for the ADME International Awards, with a record-breaking 25 finalists. At the ADME International Awards Gala, 13 HGA members were recognized with awards for various achievements within the hospitality industry.



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