Education Summit & Vendor Showcase | September 21-23

Bringing Together a Changing IndustryThe DMA West Education Summit is where destination marketers and industry partners meet to explore and gather resources, strategies, solutions and more. Engaging learning formats await you. Whether you're looking for new-to-you topics or hunting for strategic approaches to current challenges, you'll find the information you're looking for at this year's Education Summit.

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A variety of session types include options for inspiration, peer learning, in-depth exploration, and hands-on training across the subjects of marketing, sales and product development. Taught by innovative experts and inventive peers in the industry, you'll keep your skill set competitive and fresh.

  • Keynotes: experts inspire by sharing unique experiences, knowledge and ideas
  • Workshops: in-depth practical instruction to enhance capabilities and critical skills
  • Roundtables: peer knowledge and interaction
  • Experience-the-Destination: experiential opportunities that motivate and refresh (September 21)
    • Western Heritage & Cultural Experience – Product Development Track
    • Fresh Foodie Trail – Marketing Track
    • Baseball & Brews – Sales Track
  • Best Idea Program: innovative presentations about marketing and management approaches

At this year's "In the Marketplace" Roundtables, participate in open discussions with the conversations guided by peer facilitators. It's the time to share ideas, challenges and solutions with industry peers. Select from Marketing Gurus, Product Development Pundits, or Sales Standouts.

At the Vendor Showcase, preferred suppliers join the Education Summit to discuss advertising and publishing opportunities, research and marketing strategies, as well as multimedia and technology solutions.

You'll have time to visit with industry peers at the Wednesday welcome reception, sponsored by Drozian Webworks, at the Curve Bar at the Sheraton Mesa. On Thursday evening, our Visit Mesa hosts have planned a special evening reception in Downtown Mesa.

Gather resources, strategies, solutions and more at the DMA West Education Summit in Mesa.