Biweekly Member Update: March 28, 2018

REGISTER FOR THE CEO SUMMIT

April 23-26, Southampton, Bermuda

Join destination organization CEOs, C-suite and executive-level staff to learn from global leaders addressing high-level topics such as: overtourism, destination guardianship, crisis response, office culture of the future and the weaponization of travel. If you are planning to attend, please make your plans soon as the hotel block will be closing on March 12. 

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COMMUNITY 

Join MMGY Global for a Golf Tournament Benefitting the Destinations International Foundation

April 22, Turtle Hill Golf Club at the Fairmont Southampton

MMGY in partnership with Quantcast, will be hosting a Golf Tournament and Reception prior to CEO Summit on April 22 to benefit the Destinations International Foundation. The reception will immediately follow the tournament on the 10th tee with breathtaking views of the island. You may attend one or both of the events. Prizes and raffles will be provided throughout the day.

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See What Your Peers are Talking About on the Member Forum

From topics like cell phone policies to in house blog writers, your industry peers are engaging, connecting and learning from each other on the Member Forum. Log in today and keep up with what the industry is talking about.

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ADVOCACY 

Upcoming Webinar: Non-Profit Policies You Should Have!

Good governance requires the right ingredients. These ingredients include the right mix of board members, a chef to provide leadership and accountability, and careful mixing and stirring of candid discussions, transparent practices and governance policies. Join Civitas for their complimentary webinar to learn more about organizational principles, practices, and standards for excellence.

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Establishing an Improvement District for Economic Development  

Join the California Association for Local Economic Development for a webinar to help destinations in the state learn how improvement districts have helped raise funding to further economic development efforts.

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EDUCATION 

CDME Alberta 

Alberta, Canada 

Join fellow senior executives in advancing your career to blend theory with experience and application of knowledge to help industry leaders succeed with the industry’s most recognized certification.

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RESEARCH 

Discover the Economic Significance of the Events Industry

The Events industry Council recently released updated findings for the Economic Significance of the events and meetings industry. Some of the key results can be found here. With the completion of this research, Oxford Economics, now offers individual destination reports by leveraging the national data along with some additional inputs from the destination. This is a one-time opportunity to take advantage of these economies of scale to obtain an impact report for your destination. 

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DESTINATION TOOLS 

Overnight Room Demand Analyzer 

Explore the newest feature of the MINT+ database. Gone are the days of exclusively relying on contracted room black data. The Overnight Room Demand Analyzer (ORDA) evaluates attendee postal code data to more accurately estimate the actual number of rooms used by an event. 

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