Destination Conference and Incentive (DCI) is based on the Gold Coast, Queensland and provides in depth experience and knowledge in managing conferences and events.
During the past 19 years the Team have successfully managed numerous national and international conferences, and conducted the streamlined implementation of conference cruises and special interest tours.
The Team are proud that most DCI business is sourced via repeat and referral business. Why does this happen? Along with a professional management team offering inside knowledge of the hotel and travel industry, DCI provides negotiating expertise to ensure the best value for client events. The Team continuously evolve the DCI service standards to ensure they exceed expectations. This, combined with the onsite logistical skills and passion ensures a successful event every time.
Kerrie Wise (CEM)
Principal, Event Director
Kerrie has 20 years experience in the hotel and hospitality industry. In 2001, in the endeavour to assist struggling organisations who desperately needed help to streamline their events effectively to save time and money, she established DCI. Over the past 18 years she has created an outstanding Conference Management business.
Kerrie will handle the preparation of your conference business plan and critical path planning schedule; assist in the development of the conference program; prepare a strategic marketing schedule; develop a working budget with profit margin, engage speakers, manage call for papers and theme planning.
Kerrie has developed extensive knowledge in developing sponsorship packages that encourage increased revenue and ensures a healthy profit margin.
DCI regularly work with a number of event management contractors who provide additional professional and experienced staff to assist onsite management when required. This ability to bring in additional staff provides cost effective personnel flexibility for your conference.