Biweekly Member Newsletter: August 21, 2019

DOWNLOAD THE 2019 DESTINATIONNEXT FUTURES STUDY 

The technological advancements within our industry are rapidly increasing the pace of change and creating new opportunities. Destination leaders must continuously look to the future to remain relevant, and this study will support your organization in that effort. We invite you and your team to download this complimentary study and use it as a road map for the future.

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COMMUNITY 

Join your Peers on the Member Forum

Log on and connect with fellow Destinations International members around the world.


ADVOCACY 

Register for the 2019 Advocacy Summit

November 12-14, 2019: Madison, WI, USA

Join us for the 2019 Advocacy Summit, as we bring together advocacy experts and destination organization professionals to exchange ideas on the latest trends and threats to our industry.


RESEARCH

Blog Post: The Intersection of Data and Creativity

Wendy Olson Killion with Expedia Group Media Solutions shares her insights on how personalization is changing the rules of engagement.


EDUCATION 

Register for the Visitor Services Summit

September 29-October 1, 2019: Kansas City, MO

The Visitor Services Summit is designed for professionals vested in the planning, development and management of visitor experiences within their destinations.

Register for the Finance, Operations and Technology Summit

October 6-9, 2019: Colorado Springs, CO

Dedicated concurrent session tracks allow finance, operations and technology professionals to break out with peers for deeper learning.

Register for the Membership Summit

October 21-23, 2019: St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL

This community of partners, inclusive of both membership and partnership roles, targets discussions about changing trends in the destination marketplace, redefining membership and partnership responsibilities to maximize impact, recalibrating the sponsorship value proposition and more.


DESTINATION TOOLS 

Webinar: Introducing the New Local and Public Events (LPE) Module for the Event Impact Calculator (EIC)

September 12, 2019, 2:00 PM ET

Destinations International, International Association of Venue Managers and Tourism Economics have partnered to produce the Local & Public Events Module for the Event Impact Calculator (EIC), providing destinations with the tools they need to assess all types of events occurring at a stand-alone facility.

Join us for a preview of the latest tool for calculating the economic impact of events in your destination. Introducing the new EIC Local & Public Events Module.