Biweekly Member Update: June 6, 2018

ADVOCACY SUPPORT WHEN YOU NEED IT MOST

Destinations International serves as the voice for the entire destination marketing and management industry, advocates for the role of the destination organization and partners with other industry trade associations to communicate the message to our members' customers.

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COMMUNITY 

Webinar: The Rise of Midsized Cities in the Meetings Industry

Join Greg Oates, the Executive Editor of SkiftX brand strategy group, and Carina Bauer, President and CEO of IMEX Group, for a conversation and case study examination on the rise of midsized cities in the meetings industry. This webinar is complimentary.

Member Benefit: Help With Making Informed Decisions

Are you trying to understand performance metrics and benchmarking? Do you want to accurately assess and compare your organization’s achievements? Destinations International provides several tools that will help your team make decisions and provides comprehensive guides to evaluate, calculate and report on performance.


ADVOCACY 

Destination Management Needs to Become Your Day Job

Destination development and advocacy need to become your day job, just as much as sales and marketing are, with defined roles, strategies and measurements of success. In this recent blog post, we’ll take a look at how one organization, Tourism Calgary, has done just that.


EDUCATION 

Join us in Anaheim for the 2018 Annual Convention
July 10-13, Anaheim, CA

Connect with and learn from peers and thought leaders from inside and outside the travel and tourism industry. We invitge you to book your hotel room today as the room block cut off is this Friday, June 8. 

C-Suite Session: CVBs Engaged!
August 17-19, 2018

Join us for a C-suite education program that you need to succeed for 2018. This is a board governance focused series co-presented by Destinations International and ASAE.  

Visitor Services Summit
September 23-25, 2018 

The Visitor Services Summit offers professionals vested in the planning, development, and management of visitor experiences within their destinations an opportunity to exchange ideas and solutions, learn new practices, opportunities, and resources and network.


RESEARCH 

Enter Data For the 2018 Compensation and Benefits Study

The Destinations International Foundation is gathering data for the 2018 Compensation and Benefits Collection to better understand current organization compensation and benefits practices by destination organizations by size, geography, department and position. You are invited to enter data, now through June 30, from your most recently completed financial year.


DESTINATION TOOLS 

Learn More about the Event Impact Calculator (EIC)

With more than 200 destination organizations using the tool, the Event Impact Calculator has been established as an industry standard with over 100,000 events analyzed. Learn more about our three distinct modules and get in touch with a member of the Destinations International team to learn more.