The 2018 DMCVB Activity Calendar

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January

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • American Bus Association (ABA) Annual Meeting and Marketplace, Charlotte, NC
  • Charity Preview Media Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • TravMedia’s International Media Marketplace (IMM), New York, NY

Sales Activities

  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Convening Leaders, Nashville, TN

Services Activities

  • Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB) Annual Membership Meeting, Detroit, MI
  • Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA), Nashville, TN
  • USA Figure Skating Site Visit, San Jose, CA

Sports Activities

  • National Collegiate Athletic (NCAA) Convention, Washington, DC

 

February

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • International Inbound Travel Association (IITA), Portland, Oregon
  • Heartland Travel Showcase, Buffalo, NY
  • Receptive Tour Operators Summit West, Marina del Rey, California

Sales Activities

  • Association Management Company (AMC) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada
  • Connect Diversity, Portland, Oregon
  • Destination Showcase D.C., Washington, D.C.
  • Michigan Meetings Professional International (MPI) Mid-Winter Symposium, Dearborn, MI
  • Meetings Professional International (MPI) Mid America (Meetings Michigan), Columbus, OH

Services Activities

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

 

March

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Governor’s Conference on Tourism, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • International Travel Berlin (ITB), Berlin, Germany

Sales Activities

  • Black Enterprise Women in Power Summit, Orlando, FL
  • Christian Meetings & Conventions Association (CMCA) Spring Showcase, Roanoke, VA
  • Conference Direct, Hollywood, CA
  • EnVision, Detroit, MI
  • Meet NY, New York, NY
  • Michigan Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) Annual Education Conference, Traverse City, MI
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Tigers Opening Day Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI

Services Activities

  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Hospitality Ambassador Training, Metro Detroit, MI
  • National Society of Black Engineers Attendance Builder, Pittsburgh, PA

Sports Activities

  • Big Ten Basketball, New York, NY
  • Detroit Tigers Opening Day, Detroit, MI
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Final Four, San Antonio, TX
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Wrestling, Cleveland, OH
  • Sales Trip, Indianapolis, IN
  • The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Indoor Championships, Birmingham

 

April

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA) Spring Conference, Milwaukee, WI
  • North American Travel Journalist (NATJ) Conference, Branson, MO
  • UK Sales Mission, London, England
  • Visit Detroit magazine, Spring and Summer Edition

Sales Activities

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Xperience Design Project, Oxon Hill, MD
  • Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) Global Corporate Travel Conference, New York, NY
  • Destination Celebration, Kansas City, MO and Minneapolis, MN
  • HelmsBriscoe Annual Business Conference, Orlando, FL

Services Activities

  • Customer Service Briefing, Metro Detroit
  • Hospitality Ambassador Training, Metro Detroit, MI
  • MeetingMax Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Metro Area Attractions Meeting, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketball Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL), Virginia, VA
  • National Association of Sports Commissions, Minneapolis, MN
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Frozen Four, St. Paul, MN
  • Sales Trip, Colorado Springs, CO
  • SportAccord, Bangkok, Thailand

 

May

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Blogger Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • IPW, Denver, CO

Sales Activities

  • Customer Advisory Board Spring Meeting, Detroit, MI
  • Meetings Michigan Expo, Detroit, MI
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) Golf Outing, St Johns, MI
  • Military Reunion Planners, Branson, MO
  • University of Event Planners, Ann Arbor, MI

Services Activities

  • Discover The D Hometown Tourist Day, Detroit, MI
  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Association of Chief Executives for Sport (ACES) Conference, Grand Rapids, MI
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Men’s Golf Championships, Muscle Shoals, AL
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II Women’s Golf Championships, Houston, TX
  • North American Gay Volleyball Association, Minneapolis, MN

 

June

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Travel and Tourism Conference, New Orleans, LA
  • Society of American Travel Writers Central States Meeting, (SATW), Amarillo, TX

Sales Activities

  • Grand Prix Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI
  • International Business Travel Management (IBTM), South Florida, FL
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress (WEC), Indianapolis, IN
  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Conference, Cleveland, OH
  • Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) D.C. Chapter Event, Norfolk, VA
  • Society of Government Meeting Professionals (SGMP) National Education Conference & Expo (NEC), Norfolk, VA

Services Activities

  • Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Pure Michigan Tourism Update, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Member Familiarization Tour, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, Washington, DC

 

July

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Destination International Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA
  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Great Lakes USA Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Media Familiarization Tour, Detroit, MI

Sales Activities

  • Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives (CESSE) Annual Meeting, Pasadena, CA
  • Cvent Connect, Los Vegas, NV
  • Destinations International, Anaheim, CA
  • Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) Reunion, Detroit, MI
  • Experient e4, Anaheim, CA
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Convene, Berlin, Germany
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) OrgPro, Detroit, MI
  • XSITE, New York, NY

Services Activities

  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Metro Area Attractions Meeting, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • Big Ten Media Day, Chicago, IL
  • National Association of Sports Commissions Board Meeting, Knoxville, TN

August

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations (ESTO), Phoenix, AZ
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

Sales Activities

  • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
  • Connect Marketplace, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau Sales Meeting Strategy Session, Detroit, MI

Services Activities

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

Sports Activities

  • Nike Basketball Meetings, Los Angeles, CA
  • USA Gymnastics, Providence, RI

 

September

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • Midwest Travel Journalists Association (MTJA) Fall Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • Society of American Travel Writers Annual Conference (SATW), Barbados

Sales Activities

  • Family Reunion Planning Seminar, Detroit, MI
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) Diamond Awards, Novi, MI
  • Small Market Meeting Conference, Ontario, California
  • State of Black Tourism, Washington, D.C.

Services Activities

  • Educational Seminar, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Hospitality Ambassador Training, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Partner Portal Training, Detroit, MI

 

October

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Circle Michigan Conference, Traverse City, MI
  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • German Sales Mission, Germany
  • Visit Detroit magazine, Fall and Winter Edition

Sales Activities

  • Connect Faith, Ontario, California, CA
  • Customer Advisory Board Fall Meeting, Detroit, MI
  • Destination Michigan Taste of Michigan Luncheon, Grand Rapids, MI
  • International Meetings and Expositions (IMEX) America, Las Vegas, NV
  • Michigan Meeting Professionals International, TBD
  • Women’s Diversity Conference, National Harbor. MD

Services Activities

  • Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Membership Shirtsleeves Conference, TBA
  • Metro Area Attractions Meeting, Metro Detroit, MI
  • Networking Mixer, Metro Detroit, MI

Sports Activities

  • National Association of Sports Commissions 4S Summit, TBD
  • Travel, Event and Management In Sports (TEAMS) Conference, Louisville, KY
  • Union of Olympic Cities-Smart Cities & Sport Summit, Lausanne, Switzerland

November

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits
  • National Tour Association (NTA), Milwaukee, WI
  • Ontario MotorCoach Association (OMCA), Windsor, Canada
  • World Travel Market (WTM), London, England

Sales Activities

  • Destination Michigan Showcase and Luncheon, Bath, MI
  • Meetings Professional International Great Lakes Education Summit, Madison, WI
  • National Coalition Black Meeting Planners, TBD
  • Women’s Diversity Conference, National Harbor, MB

Services Activities

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

Sports Activities

  • Sports Business Journal e-Sports Summit, California, CA

 

December

Marketing and Public Relations Activities

  • Detroit Eats YouTube Show
  • Individual Travel Writer Site Visits

Sales Activities

  • Holiday Showcase, Chicago, IL
  • International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Expo! Expo!, New Orleans, LA
  • 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

  • Olympic Holiday Event, Colorado Springs, CO