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Shelly Archer & Trevor Hanks Recognized as Most Influential People in Events Industry

November 2023 – Shelly Archer and Trevor Hanks, Owners of 360 Destination Group, have been recognized in multiple Eventex Awards listings: The 100 Most Influential People in the Events Industry (globally & across all industry sectors), The 50 Most Influential Event Professionals (globally), and The 50 Most Influential People in the Events Industry in the US and Canada.

Archer comments, “We are extremely honored to be included in this impressive list of professionals. For us, working in the events industry is about connecting with people and doing what we love with a purpose. To be recognized for our work is a truly humbling and unbelievably special feeling.” Hanks adds, “We agreed from day one as leaders we’d be dedicated to doing what is best for our clients and the communities we serve. This distinction just goes to show that putting the interests of others before the bottom line is the right choice. We can’t thank you enough for this incredible privilege.”

Archer and Hanks were chosen from 830 nominees across 56 countries. A total of 21,787 votes were cast from industry professionals all over the globe to finalize the prestigious Eventex Awards lists. The most distinguished and notable of the lists, The 100 Most Influential People in the Events Industry and The 50 Most Influential Event Professionals, which both include Archer and Hanks, have come to be known as a who’s who of the finest event professionals on earth.


For 45 years, 360 Destination Group (360DG) has delivered unforgettable events and memorable experiences for its clients. Their unique and customized approach means stuffy corporate meetings and events are a thing of the past. From planning to execution, the rockstar team at 360DG is leading the way by thinking outside of the mundane box that other corporate events live in. From California to New York and everywhere in between, 360DG packs decades of know-how into amplifying the very best that each destination has to offer. For more information, visit 360DG.com.

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