The 2023 Visit Detroit Activity Calendar

JANUARY

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • North American International Media Marketplace, New York, NY
  • City of the Future, Washington DC
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • PCMA Convening Leaders Conference, Columbus, OH
  • MPI Potomac – E2 January Alexandria, VA
  • RCMA Emerge, Chattanooga, TN
  • AMCI Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL
  • CESSE Mid Winter CEO Meeting, Baltimore, MD

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • ESPA (Event Services Professional Association) Pittsburgh, PA
  • Visit Detroit Annual Partnership Meeting Motorcity Casino Hotel – Sound Board, Detroit, MI

FEBRUARY

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • TICOM Legislative Day, Lansing MI
  • American Bus Association, Detroit MI
  • Society of American Travel Writers Midwest Chapter, Baton Rouge LA
  • Destinations International Marketing and Communications Meetings

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • CONNECT Midwest Peoria, IL
  • Meet NY Conference, New York City, NY

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Destinations International (PDM), TBA
  • D-Rover at Motown Love Weekend Detroit Riverfront – Valade Park

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • NCAA/Olympic Sports Sales Mission, Indianapolis, IN

MARCH

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • MACVB Legislative Day, Lansing MI
  • German International Media Marketplace, Berlin, Germany
  • U.K. International Media Marketplace, London, U.K.
  • French International Media Marketplace, Paris, France
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Business Events Industry Week (hosted by PCMA, DI, IAEE) National Harbor, MD
  • ConferenceDirect APM Louisville, KY

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, Chicago, IL

APRIL

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Midwest Travel Journalists Association
  • Individual Travel Writer Visits

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • CONNECT Spring Marketplace Las Vegas, NV

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • NCAA Men’s Final Four, Houston, TX
  • NFL Draft, Kansas City, MO

MAY

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • IPW, San Antonio, TX
  • Cruise the Great Lakes Annual Meeting
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • French Travel Writers FAM

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • HelmsBriscoe Annual Business Conference Denver, CO
  • IMEX Frankfurt Frankfurt, Germany

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Hometown Tourist Day Metro Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Port of Detroit Cruise Ship Arrivals Detroit Riverfront – Port of Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Sports ETA Symposium, Kansas City, MO
  • Olympic Sports Sales Mission, Colorado Springs, CO
  • NCAA Site Selection Process, Indianapolis, IN

JUNE

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Mackinac Policy Conference, Mackinac Island, MI
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visit

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • AMCI Engaged Conference Oklahoma City, OK
  • MPI WEC (Conference Only) Riviera Maya, Mexico
  • PCMA EduCon Conference Montreal, Ontario
  • DELP Reunion Detroit, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • D-Rover at Port of Detroit Cruise Ship Arrivals Detroit Riverfront – Port of Detroit
  • Tourism Update Metro Detroit, MI

JULY

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Destinations International, Dallas, TX
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • U.K. Travel Writer FAM

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • CESSE Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • D-Rover at Port of Detroit Cruise Ship Arrivals Detroit Riverfront – Port of Detroit
  • Partner Portal Training Visit Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer Metro Detroit, MI
  • Destinations International, Dallas, TX
  • D-Rover at USBC Junior Gold National Championships Indianapolis, IN

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • EsportsTravel Summit, Toronto, ON, Canada

AUGUST

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Educating State Travel Organizations, (ESTO), Savannah, GA
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • U.S. Based Travel Writer FAM

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • ASAE Annual Meeting & Expo Atlanta, GA
  • CEMA Summit Salt Lake City, UT
  • CONNECT Marketplace Minneapolis, MN

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Educational Seminar Metro Detroit, MI
  • Celebrate Services Day Metro Detroit, MI
  • Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States Rochester, MN
  • National Guard Association of the United States Reno, NV
  • Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Awards Motorcity Casino Hotel – Sound Board, Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Port of Detroit Cruise Ship Arrivals Detroit Riverfront – Port of Detroit

SEPTEMBER

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Society of American Travel Writer Conference, Puerto Rico
  • Canadian Travel Writer FAM
  • Individual Travel Writer Visits

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • State of Black Tourism, TBD
  • Family Reunion Seminar, Detroit, MI
  • PCMA Convening EMEA, Copenhagen, Denmark

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Networking Mixer Metro Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Port of Detroit Cruise Ship Arrivals Detroit Riverfront – Port of Detroit

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Association of Chief Executives for Sport, Grand Rapids, MI

OCTOBER

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Midwest Travel Journalist Association Conference
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Brand USA Week, London, U.K.

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Destination MI – Grand Rapids Meetings Marketplace (formerly Taste of MI), Grand Rapids, MI
  • IMEX America Tradeshow, Las Vegas, NV

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • D-Rover at the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon Health & Fitness Expo Huntington Place – Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training Visit Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Port of Detroit Cruise Ship Arrivals Detroit Riverfront – Port of Detroit

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • TEAMS Conference, The Palm Beaches, FL

November

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Ontario Motorcoach Association
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Destination Michigan Showcase, Lansing, MI
  • CONNECT Tech, Las Vegas, NV
  • CONNECT Winter Marketplace, Washington, DC

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Educational Seminar Metro Detroit, MI
  • National Women’s Studies Association, TBA

DECEMBER

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Visit Detroit Open House, Detroit, MI
  • Full Board Dinner, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Chairman’s Event, Metro Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • IAEE Expo, Dallas, TX