Colorado-based Destination Management Company Wins Prestigious Award Commemorating Quality Service

Aspen, Colorado – May 19th, 2015 – RMC is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Aimia Passion for Excellence award. This is RMC’s fourth Aimia award, having also received the same distinctive recognition in 2005, 2007 and 2012.

The Aimia Passion for Excellence Award

As a global leader in end-to-end development and delivery of meetings, conferences, incentives and events for some of the world’s most visible brands, Aimia relies on outstanding partners. Passion for Excellence defines Aimia’s expectations for service excellence from its partners. In recognizing the best of the best, the Passion for Excellence program develops strong business relationships and provides a method to continually enhance those relationships through solid feedback against specific criteria.

“We understand the importance of this award, and are thrilled to be recognized by Aimia for the fourth time since its inception,” says RMC founder and CEO, Shawn Thomson-Palermo. “RMC continuously strives for excellence on all levels to give our clients the best experience possible, and this is an affirmation we are continuing to do just that,” she added.

This year, 15 organizations were awarded as “Premier Partners” in its Passion for Excellence awards program. In order to be considered for this accolade, companies are evaluated to earn a coveted spot on Aimia’s Premier Partner Wall of Fame. Event criteria assessed includes: purchasing, planning, program delivery and creativity.

“We strive to deliver innovative and personalized experiences for all of our clients and their guests,” said Kurt Paben, President, US Channel and Employee Loyalty. “With that in mind, we understand the importance in recognizing top partners who excel at all facets of event experiences – it is truly an accomplishment. Aimia’s 2015 Premier Partners support our goal, to make business personal, and in turn deliver this service back to our clients and their guests.”

About RMC – *Resorts*Mountains*Cities*

Founded in 1989, RMC is the largest privately owned destination management and special events company in the United States, with offices in Aspen, Colorado Springs, Denver and Beaver Creek/Vail, Colorado; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah; Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada; Austin, Texas, Los Cabos, Mexico; Palmetto Bluff/Hilton Head, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. RMC manages over 350 corporate programs and events each year. Incentive groups, meeting planners and corporate travel companies engage RMC to customize innovative and comprehensive meeting packages, including the planning and execution of special and themed events, team-building activities, outdoor activities, ground transportation arrangements and customized, high-end VIP meeting and events. RMC is the preferred destination management provider for luxury properties in its service areas, including Four Seasons, Montage, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis and Westin.

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