Desire De Montijo


New Orleans, Louisiana (August 10, 2022) – ACCENT New Orleans, Inc., a DMC Network Company, is pleased to announce that Desire’ De Montijo has joined the company as Managing Director.

Desire’ De Montijo, CIS, DMCP brings over 35 years of hospitality experience, including 12+ years as a DMC professional at one of New Orleans DMCs. 

Desire’ believes the secret to success is being passionate, positive, and open to new opportunities to create exceptional events while delivering extraordinary service to her customers. Desire’ experiences have been the keen architect of a successful & well-respected career in the DMC, Special Events and Culinary Industries.

Desire’s passion for the industry and the City of New Orleans has few boundaries. She created and orchestrated technical and special events for all aspects of the some of the most well known industry events in New Orleans. She served as co-chair of The Special Event Gala Dinner Celebration and NACE Experience, as well as other large industry events in New Orleans such including IPW and the New Orleans Food and Wine Experience.

“We are delighted to have Desire’ be part of the ACCENT New Orleans team,” said Diane Lyons, CMP, DMCP – President of ACCENT New Orleans Inc. “Her knowledge and professionalism are a perfect fit for our organization as we increase our commitment to not only our clients to the New Orleans hospitality industry as a whole by providing an elevated standard of DMC Services.”


About ACCENT New Orleans, Inc., a DMC Network Company Since 1991 ACCENT has worked as strategic partner for meeting and event professionals in New Orleans. The ACCENT team works as a local expert for extraordinary special events, entertainment, 2nd lines venue sourcing, tour programs, team building activities, entertainment and décor, transportation services, speaker programs, hospitality staff and VIP services as well as on site children’s programs for events globally. Headquartered in New Orleans, ACCENT is a WBEC Certified women owned business know as a management team with more than 90 years of combined destination management experience. ACCENT is a proud business partner with the DMC Network, an LLC a globally recognized network of the of the top-performing, DMCs. The DMC Network partners are the only consortium of ADMEI.