Ovation Global DMC strengthens US MICE presence

Ovation Global DMC, MCI Group's destination services provider, has partnered with Ken Lyons Communications (KLC), strengthening its US MICE market position.

Michael Libotte, managing director of Ovation Italy
Michael Libotte, managing director of Ovation Italy

As of January 1 2017, KLC will be acting as the representative of the company’s following key office locations: Switzerland, Italy, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Czech Republic, Denmark and Sweden.


 More on DMC's:

HG Travel rebrands to Asia DMC

DMC Advanatage adds three new partners


 Commenting on the recent developments, Michael Libotte, managing director of Ovation Italy said: "We have identified a strong alignment of Ovation’s core brand values with KLC and for this reason, the synergy between both entities came into existence. This collaboration is viewed as a natural fit as Ovation recognised KLCs’ commitment and experience in the US market. A shared belief in the power of relationships and putting the customer at the centre of everything we do is embedded in our business culture and we are looking forward to add more value to our existing long-term and new partnerships by joining our forces."


 See more:

 Uniqueworld signs four new DMC partnerships



• For more breaking news and in-depth features, sign up to C&IT Magazine's daily Newstracker here

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in

48 hours in... Istanbul

48 hours in... Istanbul

From a boat tour on the Bosphorus Strait to rooftop belly dancing, here are our top picks for two days in the Turkish city.

ILEA UK's new board announced

ILEA UK's new board announced

The International Live Events Association says it aims to be an inclusive and inspiring global community during a 'challenging time'.

LIVE UPDATES: Morocco to start reopening borders

LIVE UPDATES: Morocco to start reopening borders

Find out which countries are on partial or national lockdown, what travel restrictions are in place and what size gatherings are allowed.

Smyle appoints new managing director

Smyle appoints new managing director

Creative agency reshuffles its senior leadership team to support its new virtual and hybrid events business.

Hospitality industry welcomes VAT reduction in chancellor's summer statement

Hospitality industry welcomes VAT reduction in chancellor's summer statement

MICE sector continues to wait for further clarification on financial support and a date for restarting live events.

How have event apprenticeships been affected by coronavirus?

How have event apprenticeships been affected by coronavirus?

A group of apprentices share their experiences of learning about the industry during lockdown.

RSVP podcast Ep6: Jessica Rabbit, fraudsters and sleeping in army trucks

RSVP podcast Ep6: Jessica Rabbit, fraudsters and sleeping in army trucks

This week's special guest is Julia Charles, managing director of Julia Charles Event Management.

'Working on the inaugural Invictus Games was amazing'

'Working on the inaugural Invictus Games was amazing'

A-List 2020: Rachel Douglass is a senior event manager at Yellow Fish.

Venues #LightItInRed to show support for events industry

Venues #LightItInRed to show support for events industry

Campaign to draw attention to struggling events businesses and employees lights iconic buildings red.

Dear C&IT: Graphs and data are useful but they can’t measure feelings

Dear C&IT: Graphs and data are useful but they can’t measure feelings

Metrics are great but don't forget to create a memorable experience, says Phil Staines from FIRST.