• June 1, 2017

ACCESS Palm Springs Receives Santa Rosa Award for Recognition of Destination Excellence

GreaterPalmSprings CVB

Palm Springs – June 1, 2017 – ACCESS is proud to announce ACCESS Palm Springs has been presented with The Santa Rosa Award by The Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB). The Santa Rosa Award is presented each year to individuals or businesses who have worked in partnership with other businesses and/or the CVB to elevate the image of Palm Springs as a prime travel destination.

From the CVB:

“As a highly regarded and always dependable destination management company in the valley since 1988, ACCESS has supported the CVB on countless client FAMS, tradeshows and sales trips. Through their passionate support and love of local businesses and hotels, they have contributed highly to tourism growth throughout the years.”

Barb Smith, Partner – ACCESS Palm Springs shared: “It’s both a pleasure and an honor for our ACCESS Team to be recognized – by a city we love so much – for the exciting experiences we create for our clients at every opportunity.”

Chris Lee, CEO of ACCESS, also pointed out that the CVB recognized ACCESS and the Smiths for their support of local charities, and their work on multiple local Boards of Directors: “We are very proud of ACCESS Palm Springs for winning the Santa Rosa Award. Here at ACCESS, we focus on contributing to our local communities, both individually and in partnership with our clients, though the delivery of corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs.   We’re so pleased to have the Greater Palm Springs CVB’s recognition of our team’s outstanding work.”



Founded in 1969, ACCESS sets the standard for excellence in award-winning destination management services and event production throughout North America and the world.  Through a global alliance with Pacific World and Amstar, ACCESS serves over 100 destinations throughout 30 countries. With global reach and local expertise, ACCESS meets client objectives and exceeds expectations for corporate, incentive and association groups.