2019 CMO Summit
2019 CMO Summit
Apr 28, 2019
Apr 30, 2019
date_range April 28-30, 2019
location_city Houston, TX, USA
location_on Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Destinations International's CMO Summit is your opportunity to join fellow marketing leaders and colleagues to discuss the evolving role of destination marketers and how your destination adapts to the dynamic landscape of place-making. The Summit is designed for professionals in leadership positions within the marketing department of their organizations, including Chief Marketing Officers, VPs and Marketing Directors.


Four dynamic incubators offering intimate experiential learning with expert leaders in their respected fields will delve into these topics to address current challenges, future trends and best practices.

Join your peers at the Four Seasons Hotel in the heart of downtown Houston. Please plan to arrive by the afternoon of Sunday, April 28 for the opening keynote at 4:00 p.m. and welcome reception to immediately follow. Plan to depart after 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening following the final afternoon Learning Lab or stay the night and enjoy Houston’s vibrant culinary scene on your own.

CMO Tom Loftus 1
CMO incubator 2
Culinary incubator 3
CMO Summit reception 4
(1) Tom Loftus, Chief Marketing Officer for VisitPITTSBURGH, talks about "The Pittsburgh Story." at the 2018 CMO Summit. (2) CMO Summit includes many off-site educational incubators. (3) Mitchell Davis, EVP of the James Beard Foundation, speaks to the crowd at the Federal Gallery. (4) Attendees gather at a 2018 CMO Summit reception.


Sunday April 28, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Opening Keynote
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Welcome Reception
Monday April 29, 2019
7:30am - 8:30am
8:30am - 9:30am
Welcome and Keynote
9:35am - 12:00pm
Incubator Lab and Keynote-1
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Incubator Lab and Keynote-2
4:00pm - 5:00pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hosted Dinner
Tuesday April 30, 2019
7:30am - 8:30am
9:00am - 11:00am
Incubator Lab and Keynote-3
11:00am - 12:00pm
12:00pm - 1:00pm
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Incubator Lab and Keynote-4
3:00pm - 4:00pm
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Closing Remarks
* Schedule subject to change.
2019 CMO Summit- Sponsor
2019 CMO Summit- Destination
Log into your member portal to receive the member pricing of $1195!
Four Seasons Hotel Houston
1300 Lamar St
Houston, TX, USA
Group rate: US$ 219.00 per night
Cutoff date: March 30, 2019

To book online:
  1. Go to fourseasons.com/houston.
  2. Click on "Check Rates."
  3. Select dates and enter your promo code (case sensitive): CI0419CM
  4. Confirm room and details
You may also book directly with Hotel’s reservation department at (800) 734-4114 and ask for the 2019 Chief Marketing Innovation Summit group rate.