2020 30 Under 30 Application

Thank you for your interest in the 30 Under 30 program! To be considered for 2020, nominees must submit this application with CEO approval by Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:59 PM EDT. For questions, please email program manager Mary Bramley ([email protected]).

Application Requirements for 2020

  • Candidates must have a birthdate of February 22, 1990 or later.
  • Must presently work for a destination organization, convention and visitors bureau (CVB) or tourism board that is a member of Destinations International.
  • Must have been continuously employed with a destination organization since August 21, 2018 or earlier (internships and part-time employment may be included).
  • Submissions must include completed written application, short essay and video (see below).
  • Only one individual from an organization will be chosen if multiple applicants from the same organization are nominated.

Video Guidelines

Video submission must be self-produced using a candidate’s own devices. We are not looking for professionally produced videos! Candidates are encouraged to be creative and make their video submission fun and entertaining. Videos produced by an outside marketing agency will not be accepted.

Videos must be 90 seconds or less. Content greater than 90 seconds will not be reviewed.

Candidates should introduce themselves, and answer any two of the following questions:

  • What influenced you to join the travel and tourism industry?
  • What is your proudest accomplishment to this day?
  • As a future destination leader, what area(s) do you deem necessary for future success in this competitive marketplace?

Please upload your video to YouTube and provide the link in the form below.

Written Application