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BE>FUTURE Prepares for IMEX Update

BE>FUTURE, the 30-month project inspired by leading EU convention bureaux from Flanders and Catalunya and co-funded by the European Union to the tune of €4m, aims to use the opportunity to transform the European Business Events Industry into a regenerative, resilient, and responsible powerhouse aligned with European Tourism Transition Pathways and the UN Sustainable Development…

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29 August 2024

2024 Certificate in Regenerative Destination Management, Online

Learn how to manage destinations through regenerative business models, destination stewardship approaches, and stakeholder engagement methodologies. We are all under pressure: visitor economies, their host communities, the earth, and the vulnerable. We need a new approach to recover, flourish, and thrive. Join us on a journey to a new mindset as we: Discover regenerative business…

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City Destinations Alliance Elects Barbara Jamison-Woods as President

From City Destinations Alliance: Barbara Jamison-Woods has made history by being appointed as the first president of the City Destinations Alliance (City DNA) from London. The newly elected president will work alongside the CityDNA board and its 121 members – which include tourist boards, convention bureaus, and city marketing organisations – to promote responsible and…

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Building Bridges, Not Walls

From Destinations International, by Gretchen Hall: When we at Destinations International (DI) announced Tampa, FL as the location for our 2024 annual convention, it sparked a meaningful dialogue among our members. Given recent Florida legislation affecting key community groups, our choice raised important questions about our values and our strategies in the face of social…

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Adelaide Becomes 4th Australian City to Join Sustainability Movement

From AMI: Adelaide has joined a destination sustainability benchmarking programme to assess its weaknesses and build on its strengths in areas of environmental and socio-economic transformation. The South Australian capital is the fourth Australian city to join the Global Destination Sustainability Movement (GDS-Movement), alongside Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Business Events Adelaide’s chief executive officer, Damien…

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IAPCO Survey Flags £12.15bn Economic Impact on Global Destinations

From Conference & Meetings World: The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) has published its annual member statistical survey covering the previous year, 2023. IAPCO worked with the annual return data provided by members, who reported delivering over £12.15bn (US$15.22bn) of economic impact into destinations around the globe in 2023. In addition, the association…

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Australia and the Future Cities Agenda

From Property Council of Australia, by Prof. Greg Clark: To set the scene to next week’s Future Cities Summit, world renowned urbanist Greg Clark has penned an essay addressing the core issues on the Summit agenda: This future cities agenda does not just imagine a world of hyper competition between 10,000 cities. It also anticipates…

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3 April 2024

PCMA Strategies for Successful Teamwork, Seattle, WA, USA

From Seattle to San Francisco, Vancouver to Boise, and beyond, the Pacific Northwest boasts remarkable destinations, venues, and suppliers that captivate audiences from all corners. Attending the Northwest Event Show, a top conference for event professionals, allows you the opportunity to engage with industry frontrunners, absorb fresh perspectives, learn from esteemed speakers, and immerse in…

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19 October 2024

Destinations International 2024 Fall CDME Courses, FL, USA

The CDME program prepares senior executives, who want to advance their careers to blend theory with experience and application of knowledge to help industry leaders thrive in a constantly changing environment. The program focus is on vision, leadership, productivity and implementing business strategies. The Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) program prepares senior executives to lead…

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13 July 2024

Destinations International 2024 Summer CDME Courses, FL, USA

The CDME program prepares senior executives, who want to advance their careers to blend theory with experience and application of knowledge to help industry leaders thrive in a constantly changing environment. The program focus is on vision, leadership, productivity and implementing business strategies. The Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) program prepares senior executives to lead…

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28 October 2024

Destinations International Social Inclusion Summit, WA, USA

The DI Social Inclusion Summit is the first of its kind, dedicated to providing destination organizations and travel industry professionals with ideas and solutions on how to increase economic value by creating spaces that authentically welcome people from all backgrounds and abilities. This interactive summit brings the innovative minds of our industry together to share…

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22 October 2024

Destinations International Advocacy Summit, Puerto Rico

Destination organizations have been redesigning themselves to be both visitor and resident facing organizations with community wide social goals alongside of their traditional sales and marketing goals. This means that they are now an essential community asset, responsible for programs that promote their community as an attractive travel destination and enhance its public image as…

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16 July 2024

Destinations International Visitor Services Summit, Florida, USA

The Visitor Services Summit is a gathering of visitor experience and community engagement professionals. Join us as we focus on re-envisioning the purpose and value of the visitor center and how we engage with our communities, visitors, and residents. Learn from your peers as we share best practices, opportunities, and new innovations.

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2 April 2024

Destinations International 2024 CEO Summit, Boston, MA, USA

This year’s summit promises to be the most exciting yet, bringing together both seasoned and new destination CEOs to discuss important industry issues that will shape and affect both the overall industry and your destination communities. Hear from thought leaders, innovators and trailblazers, both from within and outside the industry, who will provide information and…

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