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Visit Orlando Receives 'Destination Partner Of The Year' From Indusrty Leader Helmsbriscoe
Visit Orlando received the ‘Destination Partner of the Year’ in the U.S. award during HelmsBriscoe’s Annual Business Conference held in Orlando. The presentation was made by HelmsBriscoe Founder and CEO Roger Helms to Visit Orlando President & CEO George Aguel during the opening ceremony at the Hard Rock Live Orlando.

“I am honored to recognize Visit Orlando as HelmsBriscoe’s 2012 Destination Partner of the Year,” said Helms. “Visit Orlando has been a strong ally for not only our Associates, but for our Clients as well. The service that Visit Orlando provides is second to none and I look forward to many more years of a mutually successful partnership.”

“The partnership between Visit Orlando and HelmsBriscoe is the result of an outstanding relationship between our fine teams,” stated Aguel. “HelmsBriscoe has helped increase awareness of our destination and services throughout their worldwide network, resulting in a notable increase in the number of corporate meetings and events in Orlando during the past three years.”

A global leader in meeting procurement, HelmsBriscoe is the highest volume purchaser in the meetings and events industry, boasting the most expansive and experienced network of associates in the market – more than 1,200 in more than 55 countries. Visit Orlando began closely partnering with HelmsBriscoe more than three years ago, strengthening the relationship through a number of initiatives, including working with their associates and clients to ensure they were able to leverage all of Orlando’s venues and resources.

Pictured here (L to R) are Helms, Aguel, and HelmsBriscoe Managing Director Danielle Boyles.
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