You’re In Good Company!

What They’re Saying

Integrity

“I’ve known Rachel for many, many years and she has consistently distinguished herself as someone of the highest caliber in intelligence, strategy and problem solving, customer service, and most importantly, integrity. You know immediately from her voice you’re working with a calm, kind, and caring person. Again, I have the highest degree of confidence in Rachel as someone who will get things done and help others succeed as well. If you wanna know more, feel free to reach out: ERomanoff@PineRock.com”

Ed Romanoff

CEO, Storyteller, Performing Songwriter

PineRock

Highly Recommend

“I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Rachel for many years. During this time, she grew our relationship substantially. By proving herself time and time again to be a wonderful strategic partner, she gained any and all business that I had for my internal clients. Her follow through, proactive nature and organizational skills gave me confidence to refer her to all of my colleagues. I would highly recommend Rachel.”

John Dirba, CMM

Company Recruiter & Regional Vice President

HelmsBriscoe

Top 1%

“Rachel Elliott is in the top 1% of the incentive industry. Her response time to our needs is amazing. She calls back immediately and truly cares to find the right DMCs and destinations for our clients. She truly is amazing.”

Mark Loo

President

Xcape1

Well Versed In The DMC World

“Rachel represents her clients zealously and always has your back. She is very thorough, quick to respond to all communications and stays involved to whatever extent is requested. Having been in this industry for many years, I could easily go direct to DMCs that I know personally, but working with someone like Rachel who is well versed in the DMC world gives me and my clients an extra layer of quality assurance that I certainly appreciate.”

Kim Hester

Vice President

JNR Incorporated

Fun To Work With

“I have known Rachel and worked with Rachel for a number of years and highly recommend her. She is very knowledgeable and delivers excellent customer service. She understands what the incentive market expects and she ensures her partners provide it as well. She is a true professional and is fun to work with too!”

Caren Bigelow, CRP

Experience Manager

Overflow Meetings & Incentives

Extraordinary

“In my 35+ years of operating incentive groups, I found that what separates Rachel from the rest of the field is her attention to detail and follow through.  Rachel consistently worked both sides of the aisle with the DMCs and my company to insure that the services needed were conveyed completely, on time, and on budget.  She is extraordinary!”

Nick Brizendine

Owner

Destinations Unlimited

Creative Solutions

“I can highly recommend Rachel when planning an incentive trip. She is very dedicated, really listens to your needs and comes up with creative solutions. The customer is always number one with Rachel and she will be an asset to any organization.”

Patrick Botell

Head of Event Management & Customer Journey

BMW Group, Northern Europe

Delivers On Promises

“Rachel is a consummate professional who clearly understands what it means to be in the business of customer service. Every time I’ve had the opportunity to work with her, whether in a client relationship or peer to peer, she has delivered on the promises she’s made. I am looking forward to the next occasion to call on her valuable talents.”

Beth J. Duke

Managing Partner

Event Consultants LLC

Remarkable

“I’ve worked with Rachel over fifteen years as a planner at two direct sales companies. This is an industry where incentive programs and conventions present their own unique challenges.  Our attendees are top producers and independent business owners and recognition is a huge factor that drives everything we do.  Our goal is to make our attendees (many who are world travelers) feel valued by offering them a 100% custom experience they could not book on their own. With Rachel there is absolutely no sense of hand-off abandonment once the DMC contract is signed. Rachel excels at selling and enabling the vision and has a remarkable superpower of staying aware of the minutest of details from program inception to completion. She understands that for an incentive program to be successful, it requires engagement with an audience that extends way beyond attendees, to include downline teams, potential distributors and customers, and really the entire industry. I recommend Rachel without hesitation to anyone in the direct sales channel. She has the relationships, experience and knowledge to ensure the delivery of exceptional events that are guaranteed to take a life beyond the event dates to become the stuff of company legend.”

Christopher Bartholomew

Business Development Manager, Sports Nutrition

Shaklee Corporation

Consummate Professional

“Throughout my career in the DMC industry, I can say that Rachel stands out as a consummate professional in her field.  Whether she’s talking with a client or a DMC, you can be sure she will have done her homework and her broad knowledge of our industry is second to none.  I have always found her to exercise a great sense of balance when dealing with the inevitable challenges which arise during the planning and execution of events, using her supreme public relations skills to ensure a win-win for all involved parties in every situation.  Her never-failing professionalism is a certain guarantee for both clients and DMCs and her diligence and enthusiasm for her work will ensure she will always fulfill the highest of expectations. Brava Rachel!”

Heather Williams

CEO

TerraEVENTS

One Of A Kind

“I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Rachel for over ten years. Rachel truly is one of a kind. Whenever I have met one of Rachel’s clients for the first time I feel the ease and excitement of being with a good friend (from the start).  That’s because we already share a common bond and connection through our appreciation for Rachel’s diligence, attention to detail and her ability to connect us with one another on a personal level too.  As a supplier, you don’t just get a blind referral from Rachel you get a warm introduction with tons of relevant information, history and insight that makes working with her clients so enjoyable.  Rachel’s longevity in this industry shows her commitment, dedication and passion not only for her clients but for the meetings and events world as a whole.”

Aubrie Jones, DMCP

President

HADCO Staffing Solutions

A Friend

“I have had the pleasure of knowing Rachel for more than 15 years as a planner/client.  I knew the minute I met her that she was a person/professional I wanted to have in my circle. I’ve had the honor to work and learn from her.  She defined and emulated what all vendor partnerships should be, one of mutual respect and success for all involved. Through her guidance my enthusiasm for the global meetings industry grew.  I can honestly say that her influence, guidance and advice fueled my passion and confidence to pursue my professional goals. I’m thankful for women like Rachel who graciously give their time to others in support of personal and professional growth with no motive but friendship. I’m pleased to call her my friend and mentor.”

Aleka Garcia, CMM, CMP-HC

Marketing Manager, Conventions & Events

Johnson & Johnson Vision

Valued

“I have worked with Rachel for many years and she has absolutely helped me grow as a service provider.  She freely shares her knowledge and solution driven strategies, so everyone wins!  This makes Rachel a valued player on our team and it keeps the ball in play and moving forward.  Her connections and introductions are always on point, and her customer loyalty is unsurpassed!  There is a notable difference in how we approach our proposals when Rachel is involved, as we are confident in our ability to win the business as the guess work has been removed. Not only does this give us the freedom to be creative from our first proposal but also allows us to negotiate well with our vendors, as we have a clear vision of what each program needs.”

Darlene Jacobsen

Owner

Out and About Events, DMC

Excellent Work

“I have worked with Rachel for a number of years and have had the pleasure to experience her professionalism and dedication. She is highly skilled and delivers great customer service. Prompt reaction in the event industry is essential and Rachel is always responsive. Lots of great projects are based on her excellent work.”

Michael Kater

Managing Director

Compass Tours Incoming

Dedicated To Meeting Goals

“Rachel is a dedicated, committed person with a great knowledge of the needs of her clients. She persists and gets what she wants to meet their goals. I always love working with her because we share common values, hence the great partnership and friendship between us.”

Bruno Reis Neto

Vice President Marketing & Sales

Sandown Tours & Incentives

A True Leader

“I have had the pleasure of knowing Rachel for over ten years.  She is a true leader in our industry and a well-respected International DMC Expert.  Rachel knows all about delivering high quality service and has brought significant value to our company.  Thank you, dear Rachel, for your trust, your unconditional support and your guidance.  We are truly happy and honored to be working with clients from around the world and creating memorable programs in Portugal!”

Carla Andrezo

President

Yepp! DMC

A Mentor

“Rachel has been a mentor for me in the MICE industry. When I’ve needed her advice she’s been there to share knowledge which has guided me in the right direction. Her wide connections have given our DMC, ACTUA the best-business opportunities. I have always received great information from her on our clients upfront and how we may provide the best service for them, reaching and anticipating their needs. Thank you Rachel ! You are unique!”

Silvia Salazar, CIS (Certified Incentive Specialist - SITE)

President

Actua DMC

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