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Leveraging CVBs

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Your CVB is a wealth of information and support, but meeting planners often don’t leverage these resources to their fullest. This session will bring together executives from small, midsize, and large cities, as well as Destination International (DMAI).

Based on last year’s highly acclaimed hotel education event, the panel will feature an update on industry trends, research, and opportunities to ask any “burning” questions!

Event Details:

Monday, October 16, 2017

Registration: 2:30 – 3:00 pm
Program: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Reception: 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Where: Fairmont Washington, DC
2401 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Speakers for this year’s panel include:

  • Liz Dane, Regional Director Mid Atlantic Sales Office – Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater
  • Colleen Phalen, Executive Vice President, Program Development & Meetings – Destinations International
  • Faye Memoli, National Accounts Director – Visit Orlando
  • Vicki Johnson, CMP, Principal – Vicki Johnson & Associates, LLC (Moderator)

The first 50 planner members and non-members who register for this event receive complimentary registration, thanks to Tourism Vancouver. Miss the Tourism Vancouver sponsorship? You may be eligible to receive a PCMA Capital Chapter-PRG Scholarship to cover your registration for this education program. Complete the form with your contact information – no questionnaire or essay required! Click the link above to learn more.

The Fairmont Washington, D.C. is a five-minute walk from the Foggy Bottom metro station on the Orange, Silver and Blue line.

All Access Education Pass Holders:
You are automatically registered for this event by staff. Please do not register again. If you are unable to attend, please contact

Registration Fees:
The first 50 planner members and non-members to register receive complimentary registration, thanks to Tourism Vancouver.

  • Planner Member/Non-member: $20.00/$40.00
  • Student Member/Non-member: $20.00/$40.00
  • Supplier Member/Non-member: $55.00/$75.00

Cancellation Policy:
Registrants may cancel up to seven (7) business days before the event for a full refund, minus a $10 administration fee. No refunds thereafter. Cancellation must be in writing and sent to Substitutions are accepted. If you do substitute, please include the following information:

  • Email Address
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Designations
  • Job Title
  • Preferred/Badge Name
  • Company Name
  • Address
  • Phone

Thank You to our Sponsors

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