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Diverse Voices Join Your Continuing Sales Education

Author: Joy Lin
Posted: December 11, 2013
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Just because it's the end of the year, it doesn't mean that we intend to slack on providing you with the freshest voices driving destination sales. Whether we hear them from our customers, our peers, or our leaders, good advice is something that we are committed to providing.

Today we profile the experts joining the DMO industry this winter in a variety of events dedicated to your sales training. In case you miss them, be sure to follow our Convention Sales Insider newsletter for more materials.


Double the Planners, Double Your Exposure

We're so excited to introduce four additional meeting professionals to join us as special guests in our round table session at Convention Sales Forum in Chicago next Monday!

For those joining us the day before Holiday Showcase, please give a warm welcome to:

  • Kay Granath, CAE, CMP (Association Management Center)
  • Kelly Fox, CAE (American Veterinary Medical Association)
  • Susan Katz (True Value Company)
  • Deidre Ross, MHA, CMP, CAE (American Osteopathic Association)

Be sure to read more about all the customers who will be joining our current lineup:

  • Tonya Almond, CMP (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry)
  • Robin Anderson, CMP, CCTE, CMM (T-Systems North America, Inc.)
  • Martin Balogh (American Bar Association)
  • John Folks (Minding Your Business, Inc.)

Get ready to gain some incredibly honest insight and advice that they have regarding the future of destination sales in an increasingly disintermediated world.

Back by Popular Demand

Facilitator, Terri Roberts who directs Training and Communications Support for DMAI's empowerMINT.com rejoins our education team with high energy and high impact training sessions that provide the foundation for a specialty in destination sales.

Sales Academy I takes place during Destinations Week in Washington, DC next February.

Learn more about this core class and why customers say time and again why anyone, even someone not in sales would benefit from this course.

Fresh Perspectives

Facilitators, Rick Hughes, CDME and Mark Faust bring a unique combination of expertise to the world of destination sales for the seasoned professional. Rick Hughes' career has provided perspectives from the hotel bellman to the Kansas City CVA CEO. Mark Faust is a syndicated writer and speaker with Echelon Management focusing on growth and turnaround.

Sales Academy II takes places during Destinations Week in Washington, DC next February.

Learn more about this advanced course on growth opportunities for the world of destination marketers.