Hello! Destination Management, a full-service destination management company (DMC) based in Orlando, Florida, has acquired Mana, Allison & Associates in San Francisco, California.
Mana, Allison will continue its operations as “Hello! California,” providing corporate, incentive, and association program services in the San Francisco Bay Area, Napa and Sonoma, Monterey and Carmel, Silicon Valley, Half Moon Bay, Sacramento, and Lake Tahoe.
“Joining the Hello! team is a giant step forward in the evolution of Mana, Allison & Associates,” said Glenn Allison, co-owner of Mana, Allison. “After operating as a standalone DMC for 30 years, co-owner Dave Mana and I, along with the rest of our team, are thrilled to play a role in the continued growth of Hello! Destination Management. We are genuinely honored and proud to plant the Hello! flag in Northern California.”
Allison will continue with Hello! California as vice-president, while Mana will serve as a consultant and advisor for future programs.
Paul Mears, III, president of Hello! Destination Management, says, “We are delighted to join forces with the Mana, Allison team. Glenn Allison and Dave Mana have built the most reputable DMC in San Francisco over the last 30 years, and the tenure and expertise of their team is extraordinary. Mana, Allison is the perfect match for us; we’re joining their capabilities with our premier business infrastructure to provide exceptional service to our clients in Northern California.”
Hello! Destination Management
San Francisco marks the tenth office for Hello! Destination Management. Founded in 1986 with a handful of employees, it has expanded throughout the United States with over 200 full-time employees. It help deliver programs in more than 35 world-class destinations coast-to-coast, such as Orlando, South Florida, Nashville, Dallas, Scottsdale, Las Vegas, Washington, D.C., Southern California, and more.