ADME - Association of Destination Management Executives | Defining the DMC Profession
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Industry Best Practices

Code of Ethical Conduct

In order to provide the highest level of professionalism to our valued clients, ADME members have made the commitment to honor and uphold the following standards. By doing business with an ADME member, clients and suppliers are assured they are dealing with a DMC professional.

Proposal Statement

This proposal statement outlines all aspects of the relationship between the DMC and its client prior to the completion of the DMC Services Agreement. Four areas are outlined in this one page agreement: Confidentiality, Proposal Commitment, Venue Research & Reservation and Site Inspection. Your DMC may ask you to sign this Proposal Statement before committing to do the necessary work to provide your customized proposal.

Standard Agreement

The DMC Agreement for Services is the final contract between the DMC and the client. It covers all the obligations and costs, and makes provisions for how changes are handled. There will be slight variations depending on each jurisdiction, but the essence remains the same from one DMC to another. This document incorporates standard clauses to cover all aspects of DMC work.