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Education Summit & Vendor Showcase | September 27-29

Spirited Strategies, Inventive Ideas, and Sound Solutions

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Brand USA Public Policy Vice President Aaron Wodin-Schwartz kicks off the Education Summit with his general session “Policy Decisions Impacting the Travel Industry.” Shannon Gray, from Gray Research Solutions, addresses “The Art and Science of Destination Authenticity.” Delegate-favorite Martin Stoll, Sparkloft Media, presents “Your Future is Social.” AnnDee Johnson, from Longwoods International USA, Inc., joins the roster to present “Demonstrating Value to Your Stakeholders.” Renee Moorefield wraps us the conference as we learn to “Thrive” at every stage of life.

Spirited strategies, inventive ideas, and sound solutions are just three of the many things you'll take away from this year's sessions at the DMA West Education Summit.

Opportunities for inspiration, peer learning, tactical exploration, and adoption of best practices across the subjects of marketing, sales and operations await you at the Education Summit. Taught by industry experts and talented peers, 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 27)
    • Downtown Project
    • Facility Envy
  • Best Idea Program: innovative presentations about marketing and management approaches

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 network with industry peers at the Wednesday welcome reception, sponsored by Drozian Webworks. On Thursday evening, DMA West hosts an early evening reception, which leaves the balance of the evening open for you to experience Las Vegas!

Hotel Reservations
The LINQ Hotel | Las Vegas
Cut-off Date: September 6, 2017
September 26, 27, 28: $119 plus $20 resort fee and 12% tax
September 29: $189 plus $20 resort fee and 12% tax
Reservation Center: 1-866-523-2781
Group Name: Education Summit & Vendor Showcase
Group Code: SQESV7
Online Reservations: https://aws.passkey.com/go/SQESV7
Register Online | Full Program