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Tina Martinez Named In Smart Magazine’s 2024 Smart Women In Meetings Award

California, March 2024 – 360 Destination Group (360DG) proudly announces that Tina Martinez, 360DG Vice President of Design & Development, has been recognized by Smart Meetings in their prestigious Smart Women in Meetings Awards for 2024 under the esteemed Industry Leader category.

Smart Women in Meetings is an annual initiative by Smart Meetings, a leading resource for meeting and event professionals, to celebrate women who have made significant contributions to the meetings and events industry. Martinez’s dedication, innovation, and leadership have earned her this well-deserved recognition.

For over a decade, Martinez has demonstrated exceptional talent and expertise in designing and developing transformative meeting programs at 360DG. Her passion for excellence and commitment to collaboration have been instrumental in shaping the success of numerous events. Reflecting on her journey in the meetings industry, Martinez shared, “I felt like I truly belonged in the meetings industry after designing and developing my first large program, and later joining our Operations team on-site to see it all come together, executed flawlessly.”

Martinez’s effective strategy is marked by her empathetic approach towards her team’s challenges and her unwavering support for their accomplishments. “I’ve been in my team’s shoes, so I do my best to show my understanding of their struggles, as well as excitement of their successes. At events, in life, and with my team, I lend a positive, helpful attitude. I put emphasis on working as a team whether it’s internally at 360DG, with our vendor partners, or with our clients on their programs,” she stated.

Shelly Archer, Partner at 360 Destination Group, commended Martinez’s achievement, stating, “Tina’s dedication and vision have been invaluable to our company’s growth and success. Her leadership in the Design & Development and Creative Services departments has set a benchmark for excellence within our industry. We’re incredibly grateful to have Tina on our team; her passion and commitment inspire us every day.”

Looking ahead, Martinez remains focused on driving innovation and efficiency within 360DG. “My current goals are to continue to improve and create efficiencies and creativity in our Design & Development and Creative Services departments at 360DG,” she affirmed.

Martinez’s recognition in Smart Magazine’s 2024 Smart Women in Meetings list underscores her pivotal role in shaping the meetings and events industry. Her exceptional contributions and leadership have been instrumental in solidifying 360DG’s position as a frontrunner in the DMC industry. Congratulations to Tina Martinez on this well-deserved honor; we eagerly anticipate her continued success as a driving force behind 360DG’s standard of excellence.


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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