Meet Us Here


The DMCVB’s convention sales team will be attending conventions and events across the United States and Canada. We’d love to meet you and share all the news about the great development taking place here in the region.


We hope to meet you soon. We will be participating in the following events:


  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Convening Leaders,  Jan. 7-10. Nashville, TN


  • Connect Diversity, Feb. 5-7, Portland, OR
  • Meetings Professional International Mid-Winter Symposium, Feb, 6, Dearborn, MI
  • Association Management Company (AMC) Annual Meeting, Feb. 7-9, Vancouver, Canada
  • Destination Showcase D.C., Feb. 13, Washington, D.C.
  • Meetings Professional International Mid America (Meetings Michigan), Feb. 25-27, Columbus, OH

MARCH 2018

  • Christian Meetings & Conventions Association (CMCA) Spring Showcase, March 6-8, Roanoke, VA
  • Meet NY, March 7, New York, NY
  • Michigan Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) Annual Education Conference, March 7-9, Traverse City, MI
  • Black Enterprise Women in Power Summit, March 7-10, Orlando, FL
  • EnVision, TBD, Detroit, MI
  • Conference Direct, March 24-29, Hollywood, CA
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament Familiarization Tour, TBD, Detroit, MI
  • Tigers Opening Day Familiarization Tour, March 27-29, Detroit, MI

APRIL 2018

  • Customer Advisory Board Spring Meeting, April 30-May 2, Detroit, MI
  • Destination Celebration, Kansas City, April 10-11, MO and Minneapolis, MN
  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Xperience Design Project, April 19-20, Oxon Hill, MD
  • Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) Global Corporate Travel Conference, April 29-May 1, New York, NY
  • HelmsBriscoe Annual Business Conference, April 30-May 5, Orlando, FL

MAY 2018

  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) Golf Outing, May 21, St. John’s, MI
  • Military Reunion Planners, May 4-7, Branson, MO
  • Meetings Michigan Expo, May 11, Detroit, MI
  • University of Event Planners, TBD, Ann Arbor, MI

JUNE 2018

  • Grand Prix Familiarization Tour, June 1-3, Detroit, MI
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress (WEC), June 2-5, Indianapolis, IN
  • Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) D.C. Chapter Event, June 5, Norfolk, VA
  • Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) National Education Conference & Expo (NEC), June 5-7, Norfolk, VA
  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Conference, June 10-13, Cleveland, OH

JULY 2018

  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) OrgPro, July 10-12, Detroit, MI
  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Annual Meeting, July 10-12, Pasadena, CA
  • Destinations International, July 11-14, Anaheim, CA
  • Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Reunion, July 13-15, Detroit, MI
  • XSITE, TBD, New York, NY
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Convene, July 19-20, Berlin, Germany
  • Cvent Connect, July 23-27, Las Vegas, NV
  • Experient e4, TBD, Anaheim, CA


  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting, Aug. 18-21, Chicago, IL
  • Connect Marketplace, Aug. 23-25, Salt Lake City, UT


  • Small Market Meeting Conference, Sept. 23-25, Ontario, California
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) Diamond Awards, Sept. 20, Novi, MI
  • State of Black Tourism, Sept. 13, Washington D.C.
  • Family Reunion Planning Seminar, Sept. 29, Detroit, MI


  • Customer Advisory Board Fall Meeting, Oct. 28-30, Detroit, MI
  • International Meetings and Expositions (IMEX) America, Oct. 16-28, Las Vegas, NV


  • Connect Faith, Nov. 12-14, Ontario, CA
  • Destination Michigan Showcase and Luncheon, Nov. 7, Bath, MI
  • Hospitality Performance Network (HPN) Global, Nov. 6-9, Miami, FL
  • Meeting Planners International Great Lakes Education Summit, Nov. 4-6, Madison, WI
  • National Coalition Black Meeting Planners, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, New Orleans, LA
  • Religious Meeting Planner Forum, TBD
  • Women’s Diversity Conference, Nov. 5-7, National Harbor, MD


  • Holiday Showcase, Dec. 13, Chicago, IL
  • Lansing Holiday Party, Dec. 4, Lansing, MI
  • International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Expo! Expo!, Dec. 11-13, New Orleans, LA