The 2017 DMCVB Activity Calendar

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January

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show

Sales Activities

  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Convening Leaders, Austin, TX
  • American Bus Association (ABA), Cleveland, OH

Services Activities

  • Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) Annual Membership Meeting, Detroit, MI
  • Meridian Winter Blast, Detroit, MI
  • Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA), Austin, TX

Sports Activities

  • Association of Chief Executives for Sport (ACES) Winter Conference, Cincinnati, OH
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Convention, Nashville, TN

 

February

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show

Sales Activities

  • Connect Diversity, Las Vegas, NV
  • Religious Conference Management Association (RCMA), Chicago, IL
  • Association Management Company (AMC) Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Mid-Winter CEO Meeting, Austin, TX
  • National Tour Association Travel Exchange, St. Louis, MO
  • Meetings Professionals International (MPI) MidAmerica Conference, Louisville, KY

Services Activities

  • Partner Portal Training, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Sales Trip, Indianapolis, IN

 

March

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • International Travel Berlin (ITB), Berlin, Germany
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show

Sales Activities

  • Destination Showcase D.C., Washington, D.C.
  • Heartland Travel Showcase, Pigeon Forge, TN
  • Meet New York, New York, NY
  • Experient EnVision, Cleveland, OH
  • Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Detroit, MI
  • Christian Meetings and Conventions Association (CMCA) Spring Showcase, Little Rock, AR
  • Meetings Michigan Indiana Sales Mission, TBD, IN

Services Activities

  • Hospitality Training, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB)/Pure Michigan Tourism Update, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Convention Services Roundtable Luncheon, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Sales Trip, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Big Ten Basketball, Indianapolis, IN
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Wrestling, St. Louis, MO
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Fencing Championships, Indianapolis, IN
  • National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC), Sacramento, CA
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Final Four, Glendale, AZ

 

April

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show
  • Aeromexico Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Visit Detroit Magazine, Spring and Summer Edition

Sales Activities

  • Meetings Michigan Sales Mission, Columbus and Cincinnati, OH
  • Chicago CVB Representatives Event, Kansas City, MO and Minneapolis, MN
  • Detroit Tigers Opening Day, Detroit, MI
  • Conference Direct Annual Partner Meeting (AMP), Baltimore, MD
  • HelmsBriscoe Annual Business Conference, Chicago, IL

Services Activities

  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI
  • For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Attendance Builder, Houston, TX and St. Louis, MO
  • MeetingMax Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Sports Activities

  • Detroit Tigers Opening Day, Detroit, MI
  • Lausanne Sales Mission, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Frozen Four, Chicago, IL
  • Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL), Hampton, VA

 

May

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show
  • Midwest Travel Writers Association (MTWA) Spring Meeting, Frankfort, KY
  • Discover The D Hometown Tourist Day, Detroit, MI
  • Tourism Cares for Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • UK Sales Mission, London, England

Sales Activities

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

Services Activities

  • Partner Portal Training, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Sales Trip, Indianapolis, IN
  • North American Gay Volleyball Association (NAGVA), Columbus, OH
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Baseball, Appleton, WI

 

June

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show
  • Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Pre-Tour Media Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Family Fun Media Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • International Pow Wow (IPW), Washington, D.C.

Sales Activities

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

Services Activities

  • Hospitality Training, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Convention Services Roundtable Luncheon, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI
  • USA Volleyball Attendance Builder, Minneapolis, MN

Sports Activities

  • Association of Chief Executives for Sport (ACES) Summer Conference, TBD, FL

 

July

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show
  • Great Lakes USA Annual Meeting, TBD

Sales Activities

  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) OrgPro, Port Huron, MI
  • Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Reunion, Detroit, MI
  • Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada
  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Canada
  • Experient-e4, Houston, TX

Services Activities

  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Big Ten Media Day, Chicago, IL
  • National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) Board Meeting, Minneapolis, MN

 

August

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show
  • China Sales Mission, China

Sales Activities

  • HelmsBriscoe Cares Golf Outing, TBD, WI
  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Connect Association, New Orleans, LA
  • Kellen Managers Summit, Chicago, IL
  • Conference Direct Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI

Services Activities

  • Celebrate Service Day, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Awards, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • USA Gymnastics, Anaheim, CA
  • Nike Basketball Meetings, Los Angeles, CA
  • Connect Sports, New Orleans, LA

 

September

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show
  • Travel Michigan Media Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI

Sales Activities

  • State of Black Tourism, Washington, D.C.

Services Activities

  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Conclave, TBD
  • Hospitality Training, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Suburban Collection Showplace Expansion Opening Familiarization Tour, Novi, MI
  • Little Caesars Arena Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Travel, Events and Management In Sports (TEaMS) Conference, Atlantic City, NJ

 

October

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show
  • Midwest Travel Writers Association (MTWA) Fall Meeting, Lafayette, LA
  • Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), Madrid, Spain
  • German Sales Mission, Germany
  • Visit Detroit Magazine, Fall and Winter Edition

Sales Activities

  • Little Caesars Arena Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Circle Michigan Conference, Muskegon, MI
  • Family Reunion Planning Seminar, Detroit, MI
  • Diversity Women’s Business Conference, National Harbor, MD
  • International Meetings and Expositions (IMEX) America Trade Show, Las Vegas, NV
  • Connect Faith, Cincinnati, OH

Services Activities

  • Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Membership Summit, TBD
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) Market Segment Meetings, TBD
  • Union of Olympic Cities-Smart Cities & Sport Summit, Lausanne, Switzerland

 

November

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show
  • World Travel Market (WTM), London, England

Sales Activities

  • ePharma Summit, New York, NY
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Great Lakes Education Summit, TBD, IN
  • Ontario MotorCoach Association (OMCA), Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners, TBD

Services Activities

  • Educational Seminar, Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Convention Services Roundtable Luncheon, Metro Detroit, MI

 

December

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Discover The D PBS Television Show

Sales Activities

  • Washington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau Satellite Offices Holiday Event, Washington, D.C.
  • Lansing Holiday Event, Lansing, MI
  • International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Expo Expo, San Antonio, TX
  • Inter [action] American Express, TBD
  • Holiday Showcase, Chicago, IL

Services Activities

  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Chairman’s Event, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Full Board Dinner, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Olympic Holiday Event, Colorado Springs, CO