The 2019 DMCVB Activity Calendar

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January

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • American Bus Association, Louisville, KY
  • China Sales Mission, Beijing and Shanghai, China
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • TravMedia’s International Media Marketplace (IMM), New York, NY

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Convening Leaders, Pittsburgh, PA

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Annual Membership Meeting, Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • National Collegiate Athletic (NCAA) Convention, Orlando, FL

 

February

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Heartland Travel Showcase, Detroit, MI
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Receptive Tour Operator Summit West, Marina Del Rey, CA

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Association Management Company (AMC) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX
  • Black Enterprise Women in Power Summit, Las Vegas, NV
  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Mid Winter CEO Meeting, Kiawah Island, SC
  • Destination Showcase D.C., Washington, D.C.
  • Meetings Michigan Connect Chicago Dinner, Chicago, IL
  • Meetings Professional International Mid-Winter Symposium, Ann Arbor, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Educational Seminar, metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, metro Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Pure Michigan Sports, Colorado Springs, CO
  • USA Track & Field (USATF) Indoor Championships, New York, NY

 

March

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • International Travel Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Traverse City, MI
  • National Tour Association Contact, Tucson, AZ

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Christian Meetings & Conventions Association (CMCA) Spring Showcase, Greenville, SC
  • ConferenceDirect Annual Partner Meeting, Atlanta, GA
  • Connect Diversity, Birmingham, AL
  • EnVision 2019, Las Vegas, NV
  • Meetings Michigan – Meetings Professional International Mid America, Lexington, KY
  • Meet NY, New York, NY
  • Michigan Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) Annual Education Conference, Mt. Pleasant, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Hospitality Training, metro Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Big Ten Basketball (Men’s) Chicago, IL
  • Big Ten Basketball (Women’s), Indianapolis, IN
  • International Skating Union (ISU) Championships, Saitama, Japan
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Track and Field Championships, Birmingham, AL
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Wrestling, Pittsburgh, PA
  • National Collegiate Fencing Championships, Cleveland, OH

 

April

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Receptive Tour Operator Summit East, New York City, NY
  • UK Sales Mission, London, England
  • Visit Detroit magazine, Spring and Summer Edition

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Xperience Design Project, National Harbor, MD
  • Destination Celebration, Kansas City, MO and Minneapolis, MN
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives Associ8@5:08, metro Detroit
  • Tigers Opening Day Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Customer Service Briefing, metro Detroit, MI
  • Educational Seminar, metro Detroit, MI
  • Meetingmax Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Networking Mixer, metro Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Association of Chief Executives for Sport (ACES) Conference, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Detroit Tigers Opening Day, Detroit, MI
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Bowling Championships, Cleveland, OH
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Frozen Four, Buffalo, NY
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Final Four, Minneapolis, MN
  • NFL Draft, Nashville, TN

 

May

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Circle Michigan Sales Blitz, TBD
  • Eats in The D YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Midwest Travel Journalist Association (MTJA) Spring Conference, Pigeon Forge, TN
  • North American Travel Journalist Conference & Marketplace, Syracuse, NY

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • HelmsBriscoe ABC, Houston, TX
  • Meetings Michigan Expo, TBD
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Chicago Golf Outing, Chicago, IL

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • BIZBASH, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Educational Seminar, metro Detroit, MI
  • Hometown Tourist Day, Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Big Ten Baseball, Omaha, NE
  • National Association of Sports Commissions, Knoxville, TX
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Women’s Golf, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Sport Accord, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Championships, Palm Beach, FL

June

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Eats in The D YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • IPW, Anaheim, CA
  • Media Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • U.S. Travel Association’s IPW, Anaheim, CA

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress (WEC), Toronto, Canada
  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Conference, Los Angeles, CA
  • Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Championship Tournament, Detroit, MI
  • Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) National Education Conference & Expo (NEC), Detroit, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Economic Development Tour, metro Detroit, MI
  • Hospitality Training, metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, metro Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, Orlando, FL

 

July

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Eats in The D YouTube Show

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
  • Destinations International, St. Louis, MO
  • Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Reunion, Detroit, MI
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Convene Conference, Washington, D.C
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) OrgPro, Crystal Mountain, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Educational Seminar, metro Detroit, MI
  • ORGPRO, Thompsonville, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Big Ten Media Day, Chicago, IL
  • USA Basketball Open Basketball Championship, Indianapolis, IN

 

August

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Eats in The D YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • U.S. Travel Association’s Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO), Austin, TX

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting, Columbus, OH
  • Conference Direct CDX, TBD
  • Connect Marketplace, Louisville, KY
  • Experient e4, TBD

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Celebrate Services Day, metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, metro Detroit, MI
  • Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Awards 25th Anniversary, Cobo Center, Detroit, MI

 

September

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Eats in The D YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Midwest Travel Journalist Association (MTJA) Fall Conference, Wichita, KS

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Family Reunion Planning Seminar, Detroit, MI
  • International Meetings and Expositions (IMEX) America, Las Vegas, NV
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) Diamond Awards, TBD
  • State of Black Tourism, Washington, D.C.

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Educational Seminar, metro Detroit, MI
  • Hospitality Training, metro Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI

 

October

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • German Sales Mission, Germany
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Annual Convention, El Paso, TX
  • Visit Detroit magazine, Fall and Winter Edition

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • State of Michigan Familiarization Tour, metro Detroit
  • Taste of Michigan Luncheon (Destination Michigan), Grand Rapids, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Destinations International Membership Summit, TBD
  • Lean Construction Institute Attendance Builder, TBD
  • Networking Mixer, metro Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Big Ten Media Day (basketball), Chicago, IL
  • National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) 4S Summit, TBD
  • Union of Olympic Cities-Smart Cities & Sport Summit, TBD

 

November

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Community Marketing & Insight (CMI) LGBTQ
  • Conference, Las Vegas, NV
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Ontario Motor Coach Association, Ottawa, ON
  • World Travel Market, London, England

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Destination Michigan Showcase and Luncheon, Bath, MI
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Great Lakes Education Summit, Traverse City, MI
  • National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners, TBD
  • Women’s’ Diversity Conference, National Harbor, MD

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

  • Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP) Conclave, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Educational Seminar, metro Detroit, MI
  • International Women’s Business Council Attendance Builder, TBD
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • Dream Hack, TBD
  • Olympic Holiday Event, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Red Bull eSports World Championship, Washington, DC
  • Sports Business Journal e-Sports Summit, TBD

 

December

MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • National Tour Association, Fort Worth, TX

SALES ACTIVITIES

  • Holiday Showcase, Chicago, IL
  • IAEE Expo! Expo! Las Vegas, NV
  • Lansing Holiday Party, Lansing, MI

SERVICES ACTIVITIES

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

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Volleyball Championship, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Sports Business Journal Intercollegiate Athletic Forum, New York, NY