100 Years of Advancing Destinations

Free Webinar: "Myths and Misperceptions Dispelled: How CVBs Really Help You"

Date: January 22, 2014, 1:00pm - 1:30pm

There are a plethora of resources available to planners that support the skills and resources necessary to execute a successful meeting, but few of them combine dest

And none of them, other than the services of your destination experts of the official marketing arm of their destinations (CVBs) are FREE to you! Free because their services are funded by tax assessments and those vested in growing tourism in the destination. What planners need is an advocate in the destination under consideration to help them take advantage of opportunities and avoid pitfalls and someone to be a strategic planner partner for a successful meeting. ination knowledge, local expertise, and connections to leverage in-market relationships. 

Our aim is to give you key insights to leverage your CVB partners for maximum benefit and help you understand the services they provide to assist you in the planning process. 

In this webinar you will learn: 

  • How CVBs can help you to make your RFP destination specific when sourcing your meeting or event to meet the objectives of your stakeholders and your budget parameters
  • About the meeting and event planning tools DMAI’s empowerMINT.com makes available for planners to research the options available to meet your requirements: get destination information quickly, connect with the right person, and solve your most pressing issues
  • How to access your PER " Post Event Report/meeting credit score" for more accurate history reporting and for benchmarking critical factors for your next meeting
  • About all the educational resources available to help you with all facets of your strategic event planning, including: site inspections, corporate social responsibility programs, green meetings, accessibility, high speed internet access and more!


This webinar has been approved for .50 clock hours for CMP Credit