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. 8-11, Austin, TX
  • American Bus Association (ABA), Jan. 14-17, Cleveland, OH


  • Connect Diversity, Feb. 6-8, Las Vegas, NV
  • Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA), Feb. 7-9, Chicago, IL
  • Association Management Company (AMC) Annual Meeting, Feb. 8-10, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Mid-Winter CEO Meeting, Feb. 19-22, Austin, TX
  • National Tour Association Travel Exchange, Feb. 19-22, St. Louis, MO
  • Meetings Michigan MPI Mid America, Feb. 25-28, Louisville, KY

MARCH 2017

  • Destination Showcase D.C., March 2, Washington, D.C.
  • Heartland Travel Showcase, March 3-5, Pigeon Forge, TN
  • Meet New York, March 8, New York, NY
  • Experient EnVision, March 15-17, Cleveland, OH
  • Governor’s Conference on Tourism, March 19-21, Detroit, MI
  • Christian Meetings and Conventions Association (CMCA) Spring Showcase, March 28-30, Little Rock, AR
  • Meetings Michigan Indiana Sales Mission, TBD, IN

APRIL 2017

  • Meetings Michigan Sales Mission, Columbus and Cincinnati, OH
  • Chicago Convention & Visitors Bureau Representatives Event, Kansas City, MO and Minneapolis, MN
  • Detroit Tigers Opening Day, April 7, Detroit, MI
  • Conference Direct Annual Partner Meeting (AMP), April 9-13, Baltimore, MD
  • HelmsBriscoe Annual Business Conference, April 17-19, Chicago, IL

MAY 2017

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Xperience Design Project (XDP), May, 23-24 Oxon Hill, MD
  • Conference Direct CDX, TBD, Dallas TX

JUNE 2017

  • Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) National Education Conference, June 6-8, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Conference, June, 11-14, New York, NY
  • International Business Travel Management (IBTM), June 14-16, Fort Lauderdale, FL

JULY 2017

  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) OrgPro,  July 9-13, Port Huron, MI
  • Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Annual Conference, July 10-14 Montreal, Canada
  • Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Reunion, July 14-16, Detroit, MI
  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Annual Meeting, July 25-27, Quebec City, Canada
  • Experient-e4, July 30-Aug. 2, Houston, TX


  • HelmsBriscoe Cares Golf Outing, TBD, WI
  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting, Toronto, Aug. 12-15, Ontario, Canada
  • Connect Association, Aug. 21-23, New Orleans, LA
  • Kellen Managers Summit, Aug. 28-30, Chicago, IL


  • State of Black Tourism, Washington, TBD, D.C.
  • Little Caesars Arena Familiarization Tour, Sept. 12-15, Detroit, MI


  • Circle Michigan Conference, Oct. 1, Muskegon, MI
  • International Meetings and Expositions (IMEX) America Trade Show, Oct. 10-12, Las Vegas, NV
  • Family Reunion Seminar, Oct. 13-14, Detroit, MI
  • Diversity Women’s Business Conference, Oct. 16-18, National Harbor, MD
  • Connect Faith, Oct. 24-26, Cincinnati, OH


  • ePharma Summit, Nov. 6-7, New York, NY
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Great Lakes Education Summit, Nov. 12-14, IN
  • Ontario Motor Coach Association, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners, Nov. 29 – Dec. 2, Oakland, CA


  • Washington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Satellite Offices Holiday Event, TBD, Washington, D.C.
  • Lansing Holiday Event, TBD, Lansing, MI
  • International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Expo Expo, Nov. 28-30, San Antonio, TX
  • Holiday Showcase, Dec. 14, Chicago, IL