FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laurie Singletary, Office Manager
ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc.
New Orleans, Louisiana (July 8, 2013) - Diane B. Lyons was selected by New Orleans Magazine as one of the Top Female Achievers for 2013. This selection recognizes women who have been doing good work year after year and who are likely to continue to impact the community through their efforts. Diane and the other women will be honored at a luncheon that will take place Wednesday, July 10, at the W Hotel. In her 30-year career as a special event professional, Lyons has earned her Certified Meeting Planner (CMP) and Destination Management Certified Professional (DMCP) designations, and has led one of the most respected destination management companies in the New Orleans area. In 2011, Diane founded FestiGals, a women's getaway weekend which focuses on an enriching weekend for women to relax, enjoy high quality special events and explore the cultural diversity and rich heritage of New Orleans while contributing to causes that benefit and empower women.
Diane Lyons, President of ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc. said, "I am honored to be named one of the Top Female Achievers for 2013 by New Orleans Magazine. To be a part of this incredible group of women is such an amazing feeling".
About ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc., a DMC Network Company:
Founded in 1991 by Diane B. Lyons, ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc. is a privately held corporation with the primary interest of planning, managing and supervising group activities to include spouse/guest programs, team building activities, special events, entertainment and décor, transportation services, speaker programs, hospitality staff and VIP services as well as children's programs and events. Headquartered in New Orleans, ACCENT has a management team with more than 90 years of combined destination management experience. It is a proud member of the DMC Network, an LLC of the top-performing, wholly owned DMCs through North America.
About FestiGals, Inc.:
FestiGals Weekend is presented annually in New Orleans during the month of June. The New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation and the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau both endorse this unique four-day women's festival. FestiGals provides something for women of all ages and cultural backgrounds. Voted "Best Girls Getaway" in 2011 by AAA Southern Traveler, FestiGals provides the ultimate New Orleans women's experience. Committed to both raising awareness and resources for issues that impact today's women, FestiGals is a non-profit entity that provides awareness and funding for causes that benefit women.
About New Orleans Magazine's Top Female Achievers
New Orleans Magazine seeks to honor a selection of women who are representative of the good work done by females throughout the region. Selections are made by the editorial staff of New Orleans Magazine, with recommendations from readers.