All Events

Join us for an exciting series of professional development, education, peer exchange and immersion programs.

Membership Summit
October 23 – 26, 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Destination professionals dedicated to enhancing relationships with members, partners, and stakeholders gather at this Summit annually to share ideas and solutions and explore what's on the horizon in destination development.

Advocacy Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Learn from experts and insiders about the latest trends and threats to the destination marketing and management industry, discover tools and research available to you, and enhance your leadership skills with advocacy training at the inaugural Advocacy Summit, co-located with TTRA's Marketing Outlook Forum.

CDME - November Series
November 5 – 8, 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Invest in your professional development with four core and elective CDME courses this fall.

PDM - Fundamentals
November 6, 2017
Online

Lay the foundation for a solid understanding of the destination marketing and management profession with the Fundamentals course.

Sales Academy 2
November 6 – 7, 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Completely redesigned with sales experts currently leading top destinations in their sales efforts and facilitated by Master Connection Associates, Sales Academy 2 is ideal for sales pros from three years of experience and up.

Sales Academy 1
November 8, 2017
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

For those new to CVB sales, Sales Academy 1 is the perfect course to get you what you need to know to start selling successfully. 

CEO Session: Media Training Master Class
December 4, 2017
Savannah, Georgia, USA

Equip yourself with media best practices, tactics and strategies at this one-day media training led by public relations experts.

Convention Sales & Marketing Summit
December 13, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Destination professionals dedicated to developing and nurturing group and meetings business gather at this Summit annually to share ideas and solutions and explore what's on the horizon in destination sales. This year's event includes a Convention Services extension.

2018 Events: Save the Date!

Spring Learning Week
February 10 - 13, 2018 
Washington, D.C., USA

CDME (2 Core Courses, 2 Electives)
Member Rate: US$ 1375 Core, US$ 750 Elective

PDM: Sales 1
Member Rate: US$595
Non-member Rate: US$695

Sales Academy 2
Member Rate: US$ 895
Non-member Rate: US$ 995

Destination Showcase
February 13, 2018
Washington, D.C., USA

Member Rate: US$ 5,195 per kiosk, US$ 600 per additional registration

CMO Summit
March 4 - 6, 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Member Rate: US$ 1,095
Non-member Rate: US$ 1,295

CEO Summit
April 23 - 26, 2018
Bermuda

Member Rate: US$ 1,195

CEO Session: Board Training and Governance*
May 2018
Location TBD

Member Rate: US$ 595 

CDME: Alberta* (2 Core Courses)
May 2018
Alberta, Canada

Member Rate: US$ 1,375 

2018 Annual Convention
July 10 - 13, 2018
Anaheim, California, USA

Member Rate: US$ 1,095
Non-member Rate: US$ 1,500 

Summer Learning Week
July 6 - 10, 2018
Anaheim, California, USA

CDME (2 Core Courses, 2 Electives)
Member Rate: US$ 1,375 Core, US$ 750 Electives

PDM – Fundamentals
Member Rate: US$595
Non-member Rate: US$ 695

Immersion Institute: A Study in Overtourism*
September 2018
Barcelona, Spain

Member Rate: ~US$ 4,500 (includes hotel and meals)

Visitor Services Summit
September 2018
Location TBD

Member Rate: US$ 595
Non-member Rate: US$ 695

Finance, Operations and Technology Summit
October 2018
Location TBD

Member Rate: US$ 695
Non-member Rate: US$ 795 

Membership Summit
October 2018
Location TBD

Member Rate: US$ 645
Non-member Rate: US$ 795 

Advocacy Summit
October 2018
Location TBD

Member Rate: US$ 595
Non-member Rate: US$795

CDME: Alberta* (2 Core Courses)
October 2018
Location TBD

Member Rate: US$ 1,375

Fall Learning Week
November 2018
Seattle, Washington, USA

CDME (2 Core Courses, 2 Electives)
Member Rate: US$ 1,375 Core, US$ 750 Elective

PDM: Sales 1
Member Rate: US$ 595
Non-member Rate: US$ 695

Sales Academy 2
Member Rate: US$ 895 member
Non-member Rate: US$ 1095 

CDME Summit

$1095 member

World Travel Mart: Global Learning
November 2018
London, England

Member Rate: US$ 595
Non-member Rate: US$ 795 

Convention Sales & Marketing Summit
December 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Member Rate: US$ 695
Non-member Rate: US$ 895 

Convention Services Summit*
December 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Member Rate: US$ 695 
Non-member Rate: US$ 795

* New Program