Destination management company (DMC) AlliedPRA has formed a strategic partnership with ESA Latin America, a leading DMC in Latin America, it announced yesterday. The new alliance significantly expands the geographic reach of both companies, each of which has agreed to provide services for the other's clients in their respective destinations.
"We are thrilled to partner with AlliedPRA. The destinations that ESA Latin America services are the perfect complement to those of AlliedPRA. ESA's faithful business customers will be able to receive world-class service from AlliedPRA in North America and AlliedPRA's valued clients will now be able to experience ESA's destinations for all their events across Latin America," said ESA Latin America Co-Founder and CEO Leandro Popik. "Our two companies have a lot in common. Our passion for creating amazing experiences that transform business events, and our consistency in providing excellence over so many years, makes us a great match. The leadership teams of the two companies have built a great relationship, as well as an exciting plan of action to continue bringing our two teams closer and closer together, through education and shared experiences, to provide consistency in our now expanded service offering."
Established in 2003, ESA Latin America has 11 offices across eight Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Uruguay. AlliedPRA, meanwhile, was established in 1981 and currently has 27 offices across North America.
"AlliedPRA has been hearing an increasingly louder drum beat of client interest in Latin America. In ESA we have found a progressive partner in this important region," said AlliedPRA CEO Tony Lorenz. "We share core values of humility, intensity, and ownership of our outcome, in addition to our high caliber approach to our respective business and services in our markets. ESA is the right partner for our business at the right time in our growth story. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Leandro and his stellar team at ESA."