All Events

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

Visitor Services Summit
September 24 – 26, 2017
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Destination professionals dedicated to crafting, enhancing, and serving the visitor experience gather at this Summit annually to share ideas and solutions and explore what's on the horizon in visitor services.

Finance, Operations and Technology Summit
October 16 – 19, 2017
Orlando, Florida, USA

Destination professionals dedicated to keeping their organizations moving forward gather at this Summit annually to share ideas and solutions and explore what's on the horizon for efficiently running a diverse and creative team.

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
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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

Immersion Institute
December 10 - 15, 2017
Havana, Cuba

Destinations International and George Washington University announce an exciting new program for destination professionals seeking even more immersive, hands-on learning in Cuba.

Convention Sales & Marketing Summit - Save the Date!
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.

Convention Services Summit - Save the Date!
December 13, 2017
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Held in tandem with the Convention Sales Summit, this new event gathers destination professionals dedicated to designing and enhancing the experience of convention and meeting attendees  to share ideas and solutions and explore what's on the horizon in destination event serivces.