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Who We Are

Destination Consultancy Group (DCG), a U.S. and Canadian registered limited liability company formed in 1996, is a boutique international advisory partnership of transportation, tourism/hospitality and entertainment professionals, providing services in Strategic Planning, Operational Productivity, Organizational and Marketing Management, and Industry Development. The company performs assignments under 10 advisory practices. 

Don Anderson MBA CDME
DCG Executive Partner

Quick Bio/Fast Facts

  • Founder, Certified Destination Management Executive Program 1992
  • Advisor, Inaugural Destination Organization Accreditation Program 1999
  • Honorary Inductee, Destinations International Hall of Fame 2015
  • Educator, Purdue University, California State University Fullerton, University of Calgary and British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Executive Positions in Destination Organization, Hotel, Restaurant, Attraction and Retail Services

Our Philosophy

DCG firmly believes in a quality research, results-oriented and value-added client perspective. We are dedicated to assisting our clients to solve their problems and/or capitalize on their opportunities.

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Our Associates

Teresa Anderson & Associates

Expertise:

  • DMO start-up, relaunch and rescue services
  • DMAP application checklist and submission support
  • DMO performance evaluation
  • DMO policies and procedures and staff recruitment/development
  • Not-for-profit/advisory board governance training and advice

Experience:

30+ years senior management experience in marketing communications, public relations, advocacy/community relations, sales promotion development, strategic and operational planning, nonprofit management and organizational excellence

Contact:

teresa@tandersonassociates.com
812-327-1766

Project Team Members

 

Ashlee Myers

Expertise:

  • Digital communications, marketing, social media management and destination marketing support
  • Associated photography and production
  • Graphic design and development
  • Copywriting for newsletters, press releases, and social media platform content

Contact:
Ashley Myers, Principal
W: www.ashleeannmyers.com


Augustine Agency

www.augustineagency.com

Believable Brands

www.believablebrands.com

B. Smith

brian@dcgconsulting.com

Johnson Consulting

www.chjc.com

J. Sterling Group

Expertise:

  • Organization/foundation development and board governance
  • Leadership development for mid-career professionals
  • Strength – based organizational programs for talent acquisition and retention
  • Advocacy and community outreach strategy
  • Destination services development, deployment and delivery

Experience:
30 years business experience as a DMO chief operating officer, foundation executive director
and serving on numerous professional boards and committees with primary focus on driving
successful results and growth strategies for not-for-profit organizations

Contact:
Mary German, Principal CMP CDME
W: www.coreclarity.net/facilitator/mary-german
P: 817-996-6466

Juan Hurtado

www.designxphotography.com

Martin Armes Communication

Expertise:

  • Digital destination/organization marketing assessments, strategy and campaign execution for budgets of all sizes
  • Integrated destination marketing program development and execution
  • Public relations programming delivery (hosting press trips/FAMs, coordinating media visits, media pitching, press releases, content creation)
  • Influencer and Blogger development programs (non paid and paid)
  • Strategic destination research and planning advisory support

Experience:
Over 20 years developing and executing measurable marketing/communications programs in
partnership with state tourism offices, destinations, associations, resorts, hotels, restaurants,
golf courses and attractions

Contact:
Martin Armes, Principal  CDME
E: martinarmes@nc.rr.com
P: 919-608-7260

10 Destination Consultancy Group Advisory Practices

 

Destination Marketing and Management

Organization and Destination/Community/District Experience Development

Destination and Community/District Experience Development

Visitors Center Development and Marketing

Education, Professional Development and Board Facilitation

Transportation, Lodging, Convention and Hospitality Management

Food/Wine Tourism and Winery Marketing

Event/Sports Tourism and Exposition Management

Marketing Research and Planning

Organization Development, Advocacy and Community Relations

10 Destination Consultancy Group Advisory Practices

 

Destination Marketing and Management

Organization and Destination/ Community Brand Development

Organization and Destination/Community/ District Experience Development

Education, Professional Development and Board Facilitation

Food/Wine Tourism and Winery Marketing

Marketing Research and Planning

Visitors Center Development and Marketing

Transportation, Lodging, Convention and Hospitality Management

Event/Sports Tourism and Exposition Management

Organization Development, Advocacy and Community Relations

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