Convention Sales & Services Summit
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The Convention Sales & Services Summit is both a disciplined-focused and cross-functional gathering of senior leadership dedicated to meetings and events. 

Topics focus on the unique sales proposition for CVBs when working with meeting planners and are backed by research, industry leaders and new insights from advisory boards. Learn how to deliver value to planners, how planners view CVBs as part of their business strategies and how you can create destinations that encompass experiential learning while focusing on the key drivers of planner relationships.

Work with planners to tie your destination's independent spirit into their events.
Leverage partnerships to access the resources within the destination that are critical to clients.
Exchange ideas
Increase engagement and inspire imagination while creating a sense of place through local thought leaders.
Meetings mean big business for your region, and you are the leading advocate for the industry.
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Serve as the primary advocate for your clients' business event strategy.
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Attendees by Budget Size

Attendees come from destinations of all shapes and sizes. Network with peers from your budget group, or meet people from cities large and small.

Attendees by Job Title

The Summit welcomes attendees from all job levels. Whether you're just starting out or you have years of experience under your belt, you'll find colleagues in the same career path as yourself!

2021 Convention Sales & Services Summit

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PAST SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS

Behavioral science gives us the tools and insights to rethink the way we motivate our teams - transcending the transactional and evolving to a collaborative event experience.
Education sessions showcase the latest tactics surrounding business event strategy driven by our partners in the tourism industry.
These popular peer discussion groups center around specific topics relevant to membership professionals. Past topics include: leadership best practices and revolutionizing site visits.
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2020 Schedule

Take a look at last year's full schedule of events.

2020 Presentations

View and download copies of concurrent session presentations from the 2020 Convention Sales & Services Summit.

Download of past presentations is a benefit available to Destinations International members. Please use your member login to access the presentations, or contact us if you need assistance.