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CDME_Logo.jpgCongratulations to New CDMEs

Destinations International announced that six industry leaders were recognized as 2021 graduates in attaining their Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designations. The CDME program is the only integrated executive program specifically designed for destination management professionals and is the tourism industry’s highest individual educational achievement. The program is designed to prepare experienced destination organization professionals to leverage their experience and to apply their knowledge with a focus on vision, leadership, productivity and implementing business strategies.

2021 CDME Recipients from DMA West-member Organizations

  • Bonnie Quill, CDME, President & CEO, Mat-Su Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Julie Saupe, CDME, President & CEO, Visit Anchorage
  • Cheryl Shallenberger, CDME, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Visit Ventura