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A Review and Analysis of the Role of CVBs in Destination Product Development

by Jim Epperson / Southern Indiana Clark-Floyd Counties CTB

In this White Paper by Jim Epperson (Southern Indiana Clark-Floyd Counties CTB), the traditional role of convention and visitor bureaus as simply sales and marketing organizations is contrasted with the growing participation in destination product development activities. Click HERE to download the paper. 

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The Geography of Somewhere

by Scott Russell Sanders

Author Scott Russell Sanders shared this provacative presentation at the 2006 Civic Tourism Conference in Prescott AZ. In this keynote address, he challenged destination leaders to visit other regions to learn what makes them unique...and then return home, inspired to foster those qualities in our own communities. Click HERE to download the PDF. 

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The Leadership of a CVB

by John Meroski / Visit Fayetteville

This CDME Paper, by John Meroski of Visit Fayetteville, outlines the key characteristics of the leader of a Destination Marketing Organization. In the paper, John identifies the primary attributes of organizational leadership...and applies them to leading a DMO. Click HERE to download the doc. 

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What Makes A Balanced Destination Management Organization?

by Mike Butts / Visit Charlotte

Given most DMOs are funded from a tax source, it is logical that these Bureaus measure the results produced from the various business activities of the organization. However, in his CDME paper, Visit Charlotte's Mike Butts argues that a DMO must have a more balanced business approach beyond just “selling” to groups. Click HERE to download the doc. 

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The Role of CVBs in Visitor Product Development

by Darren Rudloff / Visit Cheyenne

Updated in 2008, this CDME paper by Darren Rudloff (of Visit Cheyenne) examines the current roles played by U.S. CVBs in visitor product development and suggests new trends taking place in the Destination Marketing Industry. Click HERE to download the doc.

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