Top 5 Reasons to Attend Destination Showcase


Still debating on attending Destination Showcase 2019? At this point there should be no question. Whether you are a planner or CVB, Destination Showcase is nothing but positive growth for your business. Here's our top five reasons to be in attendance at the 2019 Destination Showcase.

  1. Destination Showcase is the only place in the nation that has hundreds of meeting planners and CVBs are in one location, at the same time.
  2. PCMA Education sessions that double as CAE credit hours. We've partnered with PCMA to help our planner attendees earn some CAE credits while attending Destination Showcase.
  3. Hear, see and possibly meet Leslie Odom, Jr! The Tony and Grammy Award-winning performer will be our keynote speaker. Best known for his breakout role as 'Aaron Burr' in the smash hit Broadway musical, Hamilton, Odom Jr. received a 2015 Drama Desk Award nomination and won the Tony Award for "Best Actor in a Musical" for his performance. He also won a Grammy Award as a principal soloist on the original cast recording.
  4. Learn and understand the importance of how CVBs are the key to making your meeting a total success. You may know the basic functions of a CVB, but here's your chance to learn some deep knowledge of the CVB is your next meeting location.
  5. Network! Connect with other significant travel and tourism industry partners.This is your biggest opportunity to connect with those in your industry!
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(1) The show floor consists of unique brandable kiosks that destinations can purchase. (2) The keynote was headlined by renowned chef and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jose Andres. (3) Meeting planners from Experient, Inc. pose for a group photo. (4) The show floor featured comfortable lounge areas for attendees to network. (5) Team Visit Indy gathers for a photo at their kiosk. (6) President & CEO Don Welsh takes the stage to welcome the crowd. (7) The staff from Branson, MO is busy answering attendee questions. (8) Show floor activities included a coloring wall sponsored by VISIT DENVER. (9) Attendees network on the show floor. (10) The virtual reality station gave attendees the opportunity to experiment with new technology.

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Talia Alexander

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