“We are delighted to join such an exemplary group of global DMCs committed to delivering world-class events,” said Emily Kratt, managing director, INNOVATX Events. “Our team is excited to represent this iconic brand in Austin, Texas.”
Catherine Chaulet, president and CEO of Global DMC Partners, said that INNOVATX is the perfect partner to bring uniquely Austin experiences to life for the company’s clients. “Emily has built a very impressive and successful team of true professionals and creative experts. She is focused on satisfying every client need and request, both large and small, which makes her a perfect fit for Global DMC Partners and our expansive set of clients,” she added.
Kratt has been a force in the industry for 16 years. She studied special event management at New York University and worked for some of the premier production and destination management companies in New York City before relocating to Austin in 2011.
Known as the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin has become a popular MICE destination for groups ranging from 20 participants to 2,000 conference attendees. It offers 300 days of sunshine a year, a robust selection of hotels and unique venues, and one of the best culinary and nightlife scenes in the U.S. The city has six entertainment districts and is the gateway to Texas Hill Country, which delivers a true Texas experience with authentic ranches, wineries and small country towns.
About Global DMC Partners
Global DMC Partners’ network has exclusive partnerships with more than 65 independently-owned DMCs that represent over 500 destinations around the globe. Each DMC was selected based on its ability to provide an unparalleled level of creativity and commitment to clients by promising to deliver one-of-a-kind programs under a singular standard of excellence.