Biweekly Member Newsletter: November 13, 2019

Leadership Expert, Sara Ross to Open Destination Showcase 2020

Sara Ross, co-founder of BrainAMPED, will deliver the keynote presentation at the 2020 Destination Showcase on February 5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. She mixes “street science” with research to understand what makes high-performing leaders successful. Click here to read the news release. You won't want to miss this event to connect with meeting planners. Learn more about exhibiting at this event. 


Join your Peers on the Member Forum

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

Follow the Conversations Happening at our Advocacy Summit with #destintl

Our Advocacy Summit is taking place in Madison, WI this week. Join us on social media to share your summit photos or see what's happening if you weren't able to join us. 

And, don't forget to check out our recent blog post from the Destination Madison team on what to do and see in Madison!


Webinar: Three Questions Every Marketer Should Ask Their Data Partners

Tuesday, November 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Data has never had a more powerful impact on everything from advocacy to day-to-day responsibility, but the industry is under greater pressure than ever to use data responsibly. With so much in play - and so much at stake - this webinar will walk you through the three most important questions you should be asking your data providers. 

Want to Learn More About Organization Funding, Spending, Trends and Performance of Fellow Destination Organizations?

Look no further than the Destination Organization Performance Reporting platform (formerly the Organization & Finance Profile Study). This tool, free for all Destinations International members, allows destination organizations to view and analyze structures, practices, trends and developments in key areas of interest for the industry.


Register for the Convention Sales and Services Leadership Forum

December 16, 2019: Chicago, IL

Gain perspective to inform your convention and meetings strategies for 2020 and beyond, understand key industry indicators and trends and hear about the economic indicators to pay attention to. 

Save the Dates for These Upcoming Events

  • CDME Courses at Spring Learning Week, February 1-4, 2020, Washington, D.C., USA
  • Convention Sales and Services Summit, February 2-4, 2020, Washington, D.C., USA
  • Spirit of Hospitality Celebration, February 4, 2020, Washington, D.C., USA
  • CEO Summit, April 6-8, 2020, Greater Palm Springs, CA, USA
  • CDME Alberta Spring Courses, April 21-24, 2020, Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • CMO Summit, April 26-28, 2020, Seattle, WA, USA
  • CDME Courses at Summer Learning Week, July 10-13, 2020, Chicago, IL, USA
  • 2020 Annual Convention, July 13-15, 2020, Chicago, IL, USA
  • CDME Alberta Fall Courses, October 6-9, 2020, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Webinar: Event Impact Calculator Best Practices Session

Wednesday, November 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Join us to discuss frequently asked questions regarding the usage and output of the Event Impact Calculator (EIC). Come to the session prepared to ask questions and learn from the team at Tourism Economics as well as other EIC subscribers.