The 2020 DMCVB Activity Calendar

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January

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • American Bus Association Marketplace, Omaha, NE
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • TravMedia’s International Media Marketplace (IMM), New York, NY

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Convening Leaders, San Francisco, CA

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Annual Membership Meeting, Detroit, MI
  • Event Services Professional Association (ESPA), Denver, CO

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Convention, Anaheim, CA

 

February

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Heartland Travel Showcase, Lansing, MI
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Receptive Tour Operator, Summit West, Marina del Rey, CA

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Association Management Company (AMC) Institute Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA
  • Connect Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Connect Diversity, Kissimmee, FL
  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society
  • Executives (CESSE) Mid-Winter CEO Meeting, Tucson, AZ
  • Destination Showcase D.C., Washington, D.C.
  • Meet NY, New York, NY
  • Meetings Michigan – Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Mid America, Cincinnati, OH
  • Michigan Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Mid-Winter Symposium, Kalamazoo, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

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

 

March

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits International Travel Berlin, Berlin, Germany

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Christian Meetings & Conventions Association (CMCA) Spring Showcase, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Detroit Tigers Openings Day Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Experient EnVision Conference, Las Vegas, NV
  • Michigan Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) Annual Education Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI Marketing/Social Media Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Meetingmax Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, Indianapolis, IN

 

April

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Circle Wisconsin Midwest Marketplace, Oshkosh, WI
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA) Spring Conference, San Diego, CA
  • Receptive Tour Operator, Summit East, New York, NY
  • UK Sales Mission, London, England
  • Visit Detroit Magazine, Spring & Summer Edition

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Connect NYC, New York, NY
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) Associ8@5:08PM, Metro Detroit, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Customer Service Briefing, Metro Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at FIRST Championship, Detroit, MI
  • Economic Development Tour, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Marketing/Social Media Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Final Four, Atlanta, GA
  • NFL Draft, Las Vegas, NV
  • Sports Events & Tourism Association (ETA) Symposium, Kansas City, MO

May

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Circle Michigan Sales Blitz, TBD
  • Domestic Tourism Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits IPW, Las Vegas, NV
  • U.S. Travel Association’s IPW, Las Vegas, NV

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • ConferenceDirect Annual Partner Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
  • HelmsBriscoe ABC, Las Vegas, NV
  • Meetings Michigan – Chicago Cubs Rooftop, Chicago, IL
  • Meetings Michigan Expo, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Visionary Awards Dinner, Washington, D.C.
  • Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) National Education Conference & Expo (NEC), St. Louis, MO

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • BIZBASH, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • D-Rover at Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear, Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Port Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Marketing/Social Media Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Sales Trips, Colorado Springs, CO

June

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits Media Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Cvent Connect, Las Vegas, NV
  • Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) Education Forum, Pasadena, CA
  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Customer Service Briefing, Metro Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Detroit Medical Center Opportunity Fair, Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Port Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • Hometown Tourist Day, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Marketing/Social Media Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI

 

July

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI
  • Destinations International, Chicago, IL Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Reunion, Detroit, MI
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) Diamond Awards, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) OrgPro, Kalamazoo, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • D-Rover at Detroit Book Festival, Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Port Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Marketing/Social Media Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI

 

August

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits Student Youth Association Annual Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Travel Media Showcase, TBD Two Nation Vacation Media Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI and Windsor, Canada
  • U.S. Travel Association’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO), Grand Rapids, MI

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV
  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Certified Association Executive (CAE) Reception, Las Vegas, NV
  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Breakfast, Las Vegas, NV
  • Connect Marketplace, New Orleans, LA
  • Meetings Michigan Reception, Louisville, KY
  • Society of Independent Show Organizers (SISO) Leadership Conference, Dallas, TX

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Celebrate Services Day, Metro Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Junior League Baseball World Series, Taylor, MI
  • D-Rover at Port Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Xenith Prep Kickoff Classic, Detroit, MI
  • Economic Development Tour, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI
  • Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Awards, Metro Detroit, MI

 

September

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Family Reunion Planning Seminar, Detroit, MI
  • IMEX America, Las Vegas, NV
  • State of Black Tourism, Washington, D.C.

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • D-Rover at Bass, Brews & BBQ Festival – Lake St. Clair, Harrison Township, MI
  • D-Rover at Port Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Sales Trips, Colorado Springs, CO

 

October

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Circle Michigan Annual Meeting, Ludington, MI
  • Discover America, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • German Sales Mission, Germany
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA) Fall Conference, TBD
  • Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Annual Convention, Milwaukee, WI
  • Visit Detroit Magazine, Fall & Winter Edition

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Taste of Michigan Luncheon (Destination Michigan), Grand Rapids, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • D-Rover at Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Detroit Harvestfest, Detroit, MI
  • D-Rover at Port Detroit, Detroit, MI
  • Destinations International Membership Summit, Bloomington, MN
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • TEAMS Conference, Houston, TX

 

November

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits National Tour Association Travel Exchange, Reno Tahoe, NV
  • Ontario Motor Coach Association Marketplace, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
  • World Travel Market, London, England

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Connect D.C., Washington, D.C.
  • Destination Michigan Showcase and Luncheon, Bath, MI
  • Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Meetings Michigan – Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Great Lakes Education Summit, Traverse City, MI
  • National Coalition Black Meeting Planners, TBD

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP) Conclave, TBD
  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI

 

December

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Holiday Showcase, Chicago, IL
  • IAEE Expo! Expo!, Louisville, KY
  • Lansing Holiday Celebration, Lansing, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

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

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Colorado Springs Holiday Event, Colorado Springs, CO