Innovative CVB Services


Wednesday, October 30, 2013
1:00 PM EDT
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Convention and visitors bureaus, aka destination marketing organizations, offer up a myriad of services in an effort to secure your business. Find out what some of the more-innovative bureaus are promoting to help ease your planning process and bring your meeting in under budget.

Join top meetings industry professional Bonnie Wallsh for this informative one-hour program that will guide you in your outreach and negotiations with bureaus, who are tasked with courting you for your business. Don’t leave anything on the table by not maximizing the many services CVBs provide—many times for free!

As a result of participating in this session, attendees will learn the following:

  • Develop successful productive partnerships with CVBs/ DMOs
  • Secure the best room rates in a destination
  • Utilize the myriad free services, such as marketing and micro-sites, offered by CVBs
  • Compose RFPs that fulfill your meeting objectives
  • Identify how a CVB can be your liaison to city government departments
  • Distinguish the responsibilities of the meeting planner with the CVB/DMO representative

Earn CEUs: This webinar is worth 1 clock hour of continuing education toward the initial CMP application and recertification through the Convention Industry Council.


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