With years of experience and knowledge of the destination Sonoma County, you may want to consider assistance from our local DMCs (Destination Management Companies). These companies can create the experience you would like to see your attendees enjoy.
Rose Stanton, CMP, CTA with Wine Country Destinations and Ashley Mauritson from AlliedPRA are two service driven Destination Management specialists that you may want to contact.
Rose has been in our industry for over 30 years and in 1986, with a background as a travel agent, corporate and association group meeting planner and Meetings Manager at Autodesk, she moved her family to Sonoma County and began organizing corporate and incentive events at wineries.
Rose is a past President of the International Special Events Society Napa-Sonoma Chapter, and a Past Board member for the Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter. She has been awarded Meeting Professional of the Year, Strategic Partner of the year and Meeting Professional for the Quarter from MPINCC.
As an avid “foodie” and “wine geek” she spends time with her friends traveling and discovering new places. Rose’s passion for our destination as well as Wine Country Destinations will be sure to create and execute a fabulous experience for your group. You can reach rose at [email protected] or 707.763.3400.
Ashley Mauritson from AlliedPRA is another local Destination Management Specialist that you will want to meet. AlliedPRA Northern California is an award-winning Destination Management Company that services all of Northern California. Ashley, is their local Wine Country Expert. She is a Sonoma County Native, and local expert with an enthusiasm for discovering the best new venues and exciting activity options. She has managed corporate events, incentive trips, shuttles and tour programs ranging from 20 to 30,000 attendees with a vast range of budgets. Ashley brings a local perspective to programs and events through her great working relationships with wineries and venues and understands the complexities of the Destination Management world and needs of our high-end groups. She is calm under pressure and has an eye for detail that helps her to excel in the fast-paced DMC environment.
In her free time, Ashlie is a mom to a one year old boy and you can often find her running with the beautiful vineyards in her neighborhood as a back drop. She and her husband enjoy the multitude of outdoor activities Sonoma provides and are avid wine enthusiasts. Ashley can be reached at [email protected] or 707.477.9929.