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As the Destination Marketing arena becomes increasingly complex, DMOproZ strives to provide an easily accessed Knowledge Bank for DMO pros around the world. From White Papers to cutting edge Research to our recommendations on books to make you think, videos to encourage your creativity and blogs to keep you current.

And, we want this to be a two-way street. When you see a great resource that would be a benefit to the DMO collective, shoot it our way and we'll post it up for your peers. 


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Not For Everyone

By now, you've likely seen that Nebraska Tourism has created amazing media buzz with its new...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Marty Balin

Wow...that was a punch to the gut that I didn't see coming. Transitioning on to the next...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Here We Go Again

Another City Council has set in motion a process to shop its contract for Destination Marketing...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Here We Go Again

Another City Council has set in motion a process to shop its contract for Destination Marketing...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Burn Conference Traditions Immune From Criticism

People don’t trust institutions today say sociologist Dr. Josh Packard. We don’t think...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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There are No Words that Beat Video

For communicating the essence of a Destination...there are no words. Only video. And that video...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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There are No Words that Beat Video

For communicating the essence of a Destination...there are no words. Only video. And that video...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Power of Attitude

I grew up in a small town an hour south of Chicago. Not quite South Side then...but, increasingly...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Power of Attitude

I grew up in a small town an hour south of Chicago. Not quite South Side then...but, increasingly...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Your Conference Needs a Hub To Entice Customers and Prospects

At a recent conference consultation with a client, a millennial made me think that I wasn’t...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Otis Rush

He was considered one of the most influential blues musicians of his generation. Otis Rush burst...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Otis Rush

He was considered one of the most influential blues musicians of his generation. Otis Rush burst...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Every Destination Covets a Todd

While government can jump start a visitor economy through the development of a Convention Center,...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Every Destination Covets a Todd

While government can jump start a visitor economy through the development of a Convention Center,...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Unsophisticated Response

Don't get me wrong; I understand resident concern about over-tourism. I have no desire to live in...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Unsophisticated Response

Don't get me wrong; I understand resident concern about over-tourism. I have no desire to live in...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Cordovas

When Rolling Stone named them one of the 10 Country Artists You Need To Know last summer, I...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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The Need to be Up Front About Influencers

Destination Marketing Organizations pay employees to write up promotional copy on all the cool...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Three Sides to Every Story

It's one of my favorite Don Henley lyrics: There's three sides to every story, babe. There's...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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A Sweaty Night at the Sylvee

Actually, the A/C performed nicely. But the Sylvee, the Midwest's hottest new music venue,...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Time Capsules, Time Machines And Evolution Of Traditional Meeting Planners

Is your annual meeting more like a time capsule or a time machine? Conferences that are like...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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The Evolution of the DMO

On this World Tourism Day, we celebrate the positive impact, both fiscally and socially, that...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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Effective Organizational Change Requires Engagement and Empowerment

I’m still getting my head around what does and doesn’t work with organizational development and...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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Our Preoccupation With Solutionitis, Hammers And Nails

If all you have is a hammer, everything else looks like a nail. The hammer nail analogy is a...
Jeff Hurt Author: Jeff Hurt
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The Lincoln Park Pirates

OK...two Music Fridays in a row inspired by articles in the Wall Street Journal. That must signal...
Bill Geist Author: Bill Geist
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