The MLCVB first applied for accreditation when DMAI
launched the program last year.
is always looking for ways to support the meetings community, to advocate for the DMO value proposition, and to connect meeting professionals directly to DMO destination experts," said Michael Gehrisch, president and CEO, DMAI
and the Americans for the Arts established a Joint Task Force to develop strategies to enhance relationships between DMOs and a destination's cultural-heritage stakeholders including presenters, facilities, and organizations.
Michael Gehrisch, pesident and CEO DMAI
, said: "We anticipate that Imex America will continue to provide the same level of valuable global business opportunities our DMO members have come to expect when exhibiting at Imex in Frankfurt.
publiShed "Destination BrandScience" ($25) to assist tourism marketing organizations in enhancing and distinguishing their destination's brand.
Jack Wert brings an international perspective to his Southwest Florida tourism position, serving on the boards of DMAI
(Destination Marketing Association International), the Florida Association of CVB's and VISIT FLORIDA.
The foundation supports DMAI
, which is dedicated to improving the effectiveness of the destination marketing industry around the world.
The Conference is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Tourism Organization, Cruise Line International Association, DMAI
(previously IACVB), New England Inns & Resorts Association, Pacific Asia Travel Association and The Travel Institute.
In 2008, the DMAI
Foundation produced a comprehensive report, called The Future of Destination Marketing, that provides a framework to help a DMO plan for the future of its destination.
published Destination BrandScience[TM] ($25) to assist tourism marketing organizations in enhancing and distinguishing their destination's brand.
Developed by DMAI
, a membership organization of more than 650 DMOs in nearly 30 countries, DMAP recognizes organizations that meet or exceed industry standards.
This past fall members of DMAI
, representing destination marketing organizations (DMOs), and members of the International Association of Assembly Managers (IAAM), representing city convention centers, came together to put forth recommendations for building better relationships between centers and DMOs .