Schedule

Destinations International is proud to offer many exciting days of education and events at the 2019 Annual Convention. The below schedule is an outline of the week's activities. Additional information about confirmed sessions and events will be released soon.

 
 Saturday, July 20
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    CDME Course, Day 1: Strategic Issues in Destination Management
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    CDME Course, Day 1: Destination Leadership
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 Sunday, July 21
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    CDME Course, Day 2: Destination Leadership
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    CDME Course, Day 2: Strategic Issues in Destination Management
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Association Executive Committee Meeting
 
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM    Foundation Executive Committee Meeting
 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM    DMAP Board Meeting
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Joint Board/Former Chairs Reception & Dinner
 
 Monday, July 22
 
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    CDME Elective, Day 1: Destination Organization Human Resources
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    CDME Elective, Day 1: Destination Positioning & Branding
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM    DMAP Board Meeting
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Association Board Meeting
 
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM    Joint Board Lunch
 
1:15 PM - 3:15 PM    Foundation Board Meeting
 
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Leadership Reception
 
 Tuesday, July 23
 
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Golf Tournament (Foundation Fundraiser)
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8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    CDME Elective, Day 2: Destination Organization Human Resources
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8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    CDME Elective, Day 2: Destination Positioning & Branding
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8:30 AM - 3:00 PM    PDM Fundamentals
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Destination Experiences (Foundation Fundraiser)
 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Registration
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Civitas Funding Forum (Foundation Fundraiser)
  • Log into member portal
  • Click registration at the top of the page
  • Click 2019 Annual Convention
  • My Agenda
  • Click the “plus” button next to the “Civitas Funding Forum” to add the session to your cart
  • Checkout and pay
 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Expedia Group Media Solutions Insights Summit
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Opening Keynote Session
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Welcome Reception
 
 Wednesday, July 24
 
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM    Breakfast in The Exchange
 
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    The Exchange: Exhibition Hall
 
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM    Registration
 
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM    Keynote Session: Global All-Stars
 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Give Back to St. Louis, CSR Activity
 
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM    Educational Sessions
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Lunch in The Exchange
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Educational Sessions
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    TECHbuzz Lounge
 
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM    Keynote Session & Cocktails
 
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM    DMAP Reception
 
 Thursday, July 25
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Breakfast in The Exchange
 
7:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Registration
 
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM    The Exchange: Exhibition Hall
 
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM    Keynote Session
 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Give Back to St. Louis, CSR Activity
 
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM    Educational Sessions
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Lunch in The Exchange
 
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Educational Sessions
 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM    TECHbuzz Lounge
 
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM    Keynote Session & Cocktails
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM    CDME Graduation Reception
 
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Grand Celebration