ABOUT Destination Arizona Conference Planners

Destination Arizona Conference Planners will focus on a personal approach to meeting the goals and objectives for your next meeting or event. Your personal Program Manager will customize our services from concept inception to execution and feedback. The result is an incredible program tailored to your needs that was implemented perfectly without any unwanted surprises.

Destination Arizona Conference Planners has since developed long and meaningful relationships with a number of satisfied clients including I.A.M.G., Pfizer, Colette Vacations, Great Plains Pasta Corporation, Novartis, UCB, Fleet Boston, Solomon Smith Barney, Edward Jones, Cantor Fitzgerald, GMAC, JDA Software, American Express, Amgen, Cisco Systems, Honeywell, Wells Fargo Banks, Price Waterhouse and IBM to name a few.

Destination Arizona’s clients come back year after year because of our experience, knowledge, and most of all, our attitude. Our commitment to our clients is that we will be there 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

As a busy professional who knows what’s required for your meeting, you know it’s not possible for you to personally handle every detail on some of your projects. The event times are incredibly tight; sessions are running late what do you do? You do not have enough staff. What you need is another you! You say not possible. Then the next best thing, a DMC like us, Destination Arizona Conference Planners.

As a Meeting Professional you do not have the luxury of time to research all the answers for various projects. Destination Arizona Conference Planners knows they are obligated to know about the peculiarities of their specific destination. Destination Arizona Conference Planners becomes locale-specific event experts for their destination. Destination Arizona Conference Planners knows what new locations are available, what the cost of various sites is, whom they contact, and how to make everything work.

We outline ideas through our unique and very creative proposals, and once the decision is made, set out to make the desired program happen. Your DMC is an extension of you as are the CS Mangers in Resorts and hotels worldwide. We offer services for:

  • Special Events
  • Staffing within the meeting
  • Transportation, Limousines, Shuttles, Private car, Airport Meet & Greet
  • Entertainers from a single flute to a whole marching band or “Major Headliner”
  • Theme parties, set design and décor
  • Teambuilding indoors or Outdoors, Picnics, any and all outdoor activities
  • Group Tours, Spouse Tours, Events for children
  • Registration, Housing and site selection
  • Airport Transfers Meet & Greet


Organization Chart

Jackie Dodds
President and Owner

Destination Arizona Conference Planners
Laila Jacobs Accounting
Suzanne Smith Controller
Kaye Dodds Office Manager
Joseph Nicoletti IT Director and Web Project Manager

Southwest Luxury Sedan
Jackie Dodds Owner and Director of Operations
Laila Jacobs Accounting




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