2022 Annual Convention
2018 Annual Convention keynote address and audience
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event July 19-21, 2022
location_city Toronto, ON, Canada

The past two years have been filled with extraordinary challenges, brought on by a global pandemic. But through a series of additional challenges - budget cuts, global elections, social unrest and injustices and natural disasters - the world of destination organizations has completely changed. Destination leaders must look for solutions for a post-pandemic recovery by rolling up their sleeves and coming together with stakeholders to cultivate an innovative approach to and solutions that will advance the good work they do on behalf of the communities they serve.

Destinations International's Annual Convention provides:

  • An opportunity to connect peers and thought leaders from inside and outside the industry.
  • An integrated approach to learning regardless of your budget size or discipline focus.
  • Relationship-based exchanges among industry providers and destination organizations.
  • Diversity of thought by assembling the best minds in local insight and global expertise.
2022 Call for Speakers

Destinations International is now accepting presentation proposals for the 2022 Annual Convention. Every attendee at the Annual Convention has valuable knowledge that can help advance the travel and tourism industry. We invite you to be a thought leader and share your expertise in Toronto.

Past Keynotes

Annual Convention features nationally-recognized thought leaders and visionary luminaries on the main stage.

Best-selling author, entrepreneur, television producer, retired US Army Officer and Baltimore native. He also served as the CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation, one of the largest anti-poverty forces in...
A general session facilitated by Miles Partnership that continues to serve as a platform for showcasing insights, ideas and inspiration from around the world.
Kevin is on a mission to help people and organizations embrace a simple philosophy that separates world-class organizations and high-performance people from everybody else.

Attendees by Job Level

Annual Convention is an opportunity for all members of the industry to gather and network, regardless of where you are in your career path. Take a look at the breakdown of attendees by job level.

Attendees by Budget Size

Attendees come from destinations of all shapes and sizes. Annual Convention offers unparalleled opportunity to network with peers facing the same challenges that you are.

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2021 Session Recordings

Session recordings from the 2021 Annual Convention are now available for registered attendees. Use your Destinations International member login to access the recordings, or contact us if you need assistance.