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event July 13, 2021

Join your fellow marketing and communications colleagues as we navigate the realities of re-branding and re-envisioning destinations in the aftermath of the pandemic, the economic crisis and civil unrest around the globe. The focus of the July event will be on innovation, community engagement, and managing brand and destination assets.

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Register For July 13
In-Person Event Virtual Event
Member Rates US$595* US$395
Non-member Rates US$695 US$495
*A discount of US$100 off the in-person price will be automatically deducted for members that are already registered for the in-person 2021 Annual Convention.

Schedule at a Glance: July 13

Schedule subject to change. All events listed below will be available for both in-person and virtual audiences unless otherwise indicated.
Networking Breakfast In-Person
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM ET
Welcome to the Summit Virtual
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM ET
Opening Remarks
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM ET
General Session
10:00 AM - 10:35 AM ET
Shirtsleeves
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM ET
Break
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM ET
Shirtsleeves Live Report Out
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM ET
Lunch Break In-Person
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM ET
Moderator Interviews Virtual
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM ET
General Session
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM ET
General Session
1:50 PM - 2:20 PM ET
Take Carra Wellness Break
2:20 PM - 2:45 PM ET
General Session
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM ET
General Session Report Out
3:15 PM - 3:50 PM ET
A Conversation with Joanne Molinaro
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM ET
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Joanne began her blog in 2016 as a personal motivational tool to "veganize" her favorite Korean recipes in an attempt to maintain a connection to her family and culture. The following year, Molinaro expanded the objective of her social media platforms to add a more urgent component: sharing the immigrant story.

Join us at this year's summit for a conversation about Joanne's incredible story about how she utilizes her platforms to provide insight into the immigrant experience in the United States, with the hope of developing empathy and compassion, and to begin an ongoing dialogue rooted in civility and a common denominator: the love of food.
Joanne Molinaro headshot Joanne Molinaro
"The Korean Vegan"
Attorney, Chef, Blogger & Influencer
Wrap Up
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM ET
In-Person Safety Guidelines

Your safety is our top priority. Read about the safety guidelines for our summer events that we have developed based on CDC-recommended practices, in consultation with Visit Baltimore. All in-person attendees will be required to strictly adhere to all guidance in order to make 2021 summer events safe, secure and enjoyable for all.

Join the Online Community

The Online Community connects professionals from across the industry. Find users from your region or join a discussion group to discuss marketing and communications issues.
Access to the Online Community is an exclusive benefit to all staff from member organizations of Destinations International. Use your member login to access the discussions, or contact us if you need assistance.
April 2021 Presentations

Registered attendees now have access to the presentation slide decks from the April 2021 virtual Marketing & Communications Summit. Please use your Destinations International member login to access the recordings.