DMA West Leadership Summit for CEOs
July 29-31, 2019
Registration opens late May/early June
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel | Pismo Beach, California
Cottage Inn by the Sea | Pismo Beach, California (overflow property)
Visit SLO CAL (San Luis Obispo County) www.slocal.com
Registration Fee: Includes sessions and group meal functions.
$425 CEO registrant from a DMA West-member DMO
Hotel Group Rates
Group rate: SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel: $269-$299 based on room type/view plus room tax/assessment; single/double occupancy
Group rate: Cottage Inn by the Sea: $259-$279 based on room type plus room tax/assessment; single/double occupancy
SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel (800) 782-8400 or (805) 773-4608
Cottage by the Sea (805) 773-4617
Group Code: DMA West
Please make your reservations before June 22, 2019.
Thriving at the Top - Organizational Strategies for DMO CEOs
Gain insights into the evolving challenges facing DMOs and those who lead them.
DMO chief executives face unique demands and have distinct professional needs.
For more than two decades, DMO leaders have gathered at the annual Leadership Summit (formerly CEO Forum) to explore industry priorities, share insights into challenges facing DMOs, and determine how to best market their destinations and lead their organizations.
New and veteran DMO leaders address the challenges driven by changes in funding sources and resource allocation, increased accountability and performance measures, marketing strategies, escalating technology and complex trends in the meetings and travel industry.
CEOs build a face-to-face peer network to assist in garnering industry insights and resources from colleagues. DMO leaders at the Leadership Summit also participate in a Marketing Idea Exchange. It’s a quick way to glean a handful of terrific ideas to inspire your promotional efforts.
Join your peer CEOs at the annual Leadership Summit as you search for ways to stay fresh and keep your organization nimble.
Comments shared by CEO delegates after the 2017 Leadership Summit:
- This is my favorite conference of the year. Connecting with peers is so helpful and insightful.
- I love the intimacy of this conference and the genuine sharing of ideas. The location is always inspirational, which is wonderful!