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event April 3-5, 2023
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location_on Fairmont Empress Hotel

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Join your industry colleagues at this year’s CEO Summit, continuing the journey to navigate and overcome the complexities of the past three years. You will hear from thought leaders about the areas that stand out in our industry as topics to discuss in-depth in order to come up with strategies and solutions.

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Move beyond your comfort zone to lead your team, your organization and yourself with conviction and motivation to ensure success.
Learn about best practices for sustainability for your destination, your organization and your events.
Hear from thought leaders and colleagues about how to take care of yourselves, your family and your team through open and honest discussions.
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Enjoy and learn from inspirational conversations with your peers. Share your experiences and concerns in a setting of openness and trust. You will be provoked, prodded and challenged to explore the most pressing leadership and industry issues through remarkable keynotes, hot topic presentations, break-out sessions, and panel discussions.

REGISTER FOR THE SUMMIT

Registration for CEO Summit is exclusive for CEOs and Executive Directors of Destinations International members, Association and Foundation Board Members and partners.

MEMBER RATE
US$1,295

Use your member login to register for the summit, or contact us for assistance.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Monday, April 3

Schedule subject to change.

Board Meeting
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Opening Reception
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Tuesday, April 4

Schedule subject to change.

Networking Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome to the CEO Summit!
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Opening Keynote
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
General Session
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Networking Break
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
General Session
11:00 AM - 11:25 AM
Workshop
11:25 AM - 12:15 PM
Networking Lunch
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
General Session
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
General Session
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Take Carra Wellness Break
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM
General Session
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Workshop
4:00 PM - 4:25 PM

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Wednesday, April 5

Schedule subject to change.

Networking Breakfast
7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
Welcome to Day Two
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Keynote: Eric Termuende
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
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Networking Break
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Workshop
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
General Session
11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
Networking Lunch
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Next Gen Leadership
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
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We are so proud of our industry's emerging leaders! Join 30 Under 30 alumni as they share their insights around leading through and beyond the pandemic, how they've motivated and engaged their teams and the innovative tools they've used to recruit new staff.
Presented by the Destinations International Foundation and 30 Under 30 Program
General Session
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Networking Break
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop
3:00 PM - 3:25 PM
Closing Keynote
3:25 PM - 4:10 PM
Closing Reception
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHT LEADERS

Wendee Lee Curtis
Wendee Lee Curtis
CEO Summit Emcee

Wendee is a veteran news anchor and Broadway performer who has interviewed numerous celebrities and hosted live events for many Fortune 100 companies.
Eric Termuende
Eric Termuende

Eric is a globally recognized and best-selling author and speaker who is known for his fresh perspective on workplace culture and the Future of Work.
Safety Information

Take a look at our safety guidelines for in-person events in 2023.

Attendees by Budget Size

CEO Summit is an opportunity for all members of the industry to gather and network, regardless of destination size or budget. Take a look at the breakdown of attendees by budget size.

Attendees by Region

Attendees to CEO Summit come from all over the world. Meet and network like-minded individuals from your region no matter where you are located.

Destination & Travel

Hotel Fairmont Empress
721 Government Street
Victoria, BC, Canada
+1 250-384-8111
Block Rate: C$289/night (approx. US$215) + taxes and fees
Cutoff Date: Friday, March 10
Hotel booking information will be provided in your summit registration confirmation email. Please register for the event prior to booking your room.

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We are proud to partner with Destination Greater Victoria for the 2023 CEO Summit.

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Paul Nursey, CEO of Destination Greater Victoria, invites you to enjoy the incredible experiences that the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

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Travel to Victoria

Need some advice on how to get to Victoria? We're working with Destination Greater Victoria and Visit Seattle to provide travel options and information that will allow you to enjoy incredible experiences along the way.