DMA West Tech Summit & Vendor Showcase

2018 DMA West Tech Summit & Vendor Showcase
March 21-23, 2018
The Davenport Grand Hotel | Spokane, Washington
Visit Spokane www.visitspokane.com

Tech Summit Information | Register Online | Download Registration Form

Vendors
Please contact DMA West staff at info@dmawest.org to request a Vendor Showcase packet and sponsorship information.

Evolving and Adapting Your Marketing and Engagement Ideas
This year at the DMA West Tech Summit, extend your education at expert-led general sessions and gain insider insights at the labs and workshops. Experience a heightened level of awareness around marketplace changes and learn how to evolve and adapt your marketing and engagement ideas. Learn about services and products at the Vendor Showcase. 

Click on Tech Summit Information above for program content and the Schedule-at-a-Glance. Please review the schedule before making your travel plans. There's a pre-conference Experiential Session (morning of March 21) that features a walking tour of vibrant downtown Spokane and a group lunch.

Registration Fee includes sessions and group meal functions.
Registrant from a DMA West-member DMO
$400 includes Wednesday afternoon labs and Thursday/Friday sessions/meals/reception
$325 includes Thursday/Friday sessions/meals/reception (no Wednesday afternoon labs)
$175 Spouse/Guest
$50 Experiential Session/March 21/Downtown Spokane Tour and Lunch

Registrant from a nonmember DMO
$775 includes Wednesday afternoon labs and Thursday/Friday sessions/meals/reception
$625 includes Thursday/Friday sessions/meals/reception (no Wednesday afternoon labs)
$175 Spouse/Guest
$50 Experiential Session/March 21/Downtown Spokane Tour and Lunch

Hotel Group Rate
Group rate: $159 plus 12.1% tax and $2 daily tourism assessment; single/double occupancy
Online Reservations for DMA West Tech Summit: Book your group rate for DMA West Tech Summit & Vendor Showcase

*VERY IMPORTANT*: Although you will see the $10 daily destination amenity fee on your reservation confirmation email, the fee will be waived for DMA West Tech Summit hotel guests.
Reservations 800-228-9290 or 509-458-3330.  Please make your reservations before February 26, 2018

NOTE: The DMA West room block at The Davenport Grand Hotel is almost sold out (or may be sold out by the time you read this information).
There may still be rooms available at The Davenport Grand Hotel (at the current rate offered by the hotel for general reservations). Book rooms through the hotel’s general booking link: http://www.davenporthotelcollection.com/our-hotels/the-davenport-grand/

You may wish to check with these properties for availability.  DMA West is not holding a room block at any of these hotels.
The Historic Montvale (15-minute walk from The Davenport Grand)
1005 West 1st Avenue, Spokane
For rate information and to make a reservation, call 509-954-5237 or send an email to anny@gvdcommercial.com. Indicate that you are attending the DMA West Tech Summit.

Hotel RL by Red Lion Spokane at the Park
303 West North River Drive, Spokane
509-326-8000

Quality Inn Downtown 4th Avenue
110 East Fourth Avenue, Spokane
509-838-6101

Vendors
Please contact DMA West staff at info@dmawest.org to request a Vendor Showcase packet and sponsorship information.

Tech Summit Information

Tech Summit Online Registration


Technology Strategies for Destination Marketers

It’s all about you, your destination and the newfound knowledge you will gain at the Tech Summit.

You’ll gather new tactics, technologies and insights to increase your ability to enhance your destination marketing programs at the annual Destination Marketing Tech Summit & Vendor Showcase. Our top-rated program includes content for destination marketing organizations of every size.  

You’ll want to join your DMO industry peers for sessions about clarifying complex technology choices and understanding how consumers and clients use technology to gather information and make travel and meeting decisions. DMA West brings together marketing and technology experts to present strategies and solutions that have direct relevance to our industry.

Take advantage of significant opportunities for peer-to-peer idea exchanges as you build your network of industry colleagues.

Increase your own value to your organization by your participation at the Tech Summit.

Creative and energizing, the Tech Summit offers a comfortable, casual and friendly environment—you will be engaged on all levels.


Vendor Showcase

Preferred Vendors
Tech Summit refreshment breaks and selected group meal functions are strategically located so delegates may spend time with vendors/exhibitors, learning about technology products and services specifically for DMOs. We appreciate the support they provide to the Association and Tech Summit DMO delegates are invited to spend time with the vendors, ask product/service questions and consider them as potential partners for future projects.

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Comments about the 2017 DMA West Tech Summit...

“Thank you again for hosting the DMA West Tech Summit. It was a great learning experience for me.”
~Daryl Zape
Marketing Coordinator
Santa Clara Convention & Visitors Bureau
 
“Thanks again for the opportunity to speak at this year’s DMA West Tech Summit. I couldn’t be more excited about the work we’re doing and I love to share!”
~David Newman
Creative Director
Visit Seattle
 
“You and your team did a wonderful job with the Tech Summit. Thanks for all your work to make it so valuable for DMOs.”
~Marc Sapoznik
Executive Director
Rancho Cordova Travel & Tourism
 
“The conference was AWESOME! Very well run from my perspective. Keep it up.”
~Tom Coburn
Jebbit
 
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~Drew C. Foster
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Long Beach Peninsula Visitors Bureau
 
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