Who We Are

For total event success, you need a partner that’s connected to every part of the world.

Established in 2015, 1 DMC World is a global network of professional Destination Management Companies and Tour Operators that share the same ethics, creativity, values and client service standards. Most importantly, they meet a set membership criteria to deliver professional MICE services to our clients around the globe.

The founder of 1 DMC World, Paul Stephen, has more than two decades of travel industry experience and has previously founded other DMC networks and MICE agencies. He currently owns and manages two South African based travel companies: DMC South Africa (for inbound groups) and EISH Events & Incentives (a boutique outbound agency).

Each DMC within the 1 DMC World network is privately owned and locally based and licensed; with almost all being owner-managed. Their hands-on management, local expert knowledge and professional service are complemented and supported by the joint marketing efforts and operational assistance that 1 DMC World offers.

Currently represented in over 70 countries, the 1 DMC World network of Destination Specialists is committed to upholding industry-leading standards of professionalism and quality and ensuring the success of each travel event, incentive and programme our clients entrust with us.

Use our Tour Operators for the safari experience of a lifetime & get off the beaten track as you journey through Africa with our locally led small group tours.
Go 1DMC Africa
TAKE ME TO Africa
Choose Asia for your next destination where your incentive tour or group getaway can be combined with Nature, Culture and Adventure.
Go 1DMC Asia Pacific
TAKE ME TO Asia Pacific
Go 1DMC Caribbean
TAKE ME TO Caribbean
We look after the what, how, where and why when you next choose Europe as your travel destination for a meeting, seminar, conference or special event.
Go 1DMC Europe
TAKE ME TO Europe
The ancient mixes with the present in the Middle East. It's the perfect destination for a well-crafted incentive program and group tour.
Go 1DMC Middle East
TAKE ME TO Middle East
Get off the beaten track and find Mayan ruins, climb smoking volcanoes or join salsa night with the locals with our quality tailor-made incentive and group travel programs.
Go 1DMC Central America
TAKE ME TO Central America
North America is known for it's scenic beauty, exciting destinations and varied landscape. The perfect destination for your next meeting, incentive tour, conference or event.
Go 1DMC USA & Canada
TAKE ME TO USA & Canada
Experience South America like a local and wow your clients with an authentic group or incentive tour to this amazing continent.
Go 1DMC South America
TAKE ME TO South America