100 Years of Advancing Destinations

Sales Academy I

Date: February 10, 2016, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Washington, DC

Sales Academy I offers key knowledge sharing and application for emerging sales professionals facilitated in an environment that positions the unique value proposition of the DMO to its diverse stakeholder groups with an emphasis on the meeting planner’s perspective.

For an overview of Sales Academy I & II, click here

What Others Say

“The class was top notch and I have recommended it not only to other CVB's and DMO's but to everyone in my office that may not do sales, but could benefit from the class.”


Registration is now open and closes January 29, 2016. 

* A $75 dollar fee will be charged for all cancellations. No refunds after January 29, 2016 unless proof of medical and/or family emergency. 

Who Should Attend

In order for all participants to benefit from colleague sharing and to advance knowledge and skills, please register for the correct level workshop.

  • Sales Academy I:  Little to no sales experience and not a lot of experience in the DMO industry with decision-makers to influence and/or to secure business.
  • Sales Academy II:  At least five years’ sales experience within or outside of the DMO industry and a good working knowledge of the DMO industry.

Sales Academy I & II workshops cannot be taken back-to-back as attendee profile is different.


Member: $395 
Non-member: $515 

Hotel and Course Location

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
901 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Rate: $249
Cut-off date -  The hotel cut-off date has passed. For assistance with hotel reservations please contact Cindy Kong at ckong@destinationmarketing.org