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HB 380 event
2013-09-08 17:08:10
HB 380

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  1. Destination Management Organization
    not for profit organization charged with representing a specific destination and helping the long term development of communities through a travel and tourism strategy. CVBs are usually membership organizations bringing together businesses that rely on tourism and events for revenue. For visitors, CVBs are like a key to the city. As an unbiased resource, CVBs can serve as a broker or an official point of contact for convention and event planners, tour operators, and visitors; they assist planners with event preparation and encourage business travelers and visitors alike to visit local historic, cultural, and recreational sites.
  2. Destination Showcase
    fast pace and productive one day exhibition and conference sponsored by the International Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (IACVB) where qualified meeting professionals attend valuable education sessions, network with industry leaders and peers, and explore a full range of destinations form throughout the world.
  3. Education session
    time period during which information or instructions are presented.
  4. Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI)
    World's largest resource for official destination marketing organizations (DMOs)dedicated to improving the effectiveness of DMOs in more than 25 countries. DMAI provides members with educational resources, networking opportunities, and marketing benefits worldwide.
  5. Meeting Professionals
    person whose job is to oversee and arrange every aspect of an event. This person can be an employee or hired ad hoc by large companies, professional associations, or trade associations to plan, organize, implement, and control meetings, conventions, and other events.
  6. empowerMINT.org
  7. Network
    1) two or more computers or peripherals that are linked together for the purpose of sharing data. 2) two or more people gathering in an informal setting
  8. Exhibition management companies (EMC)
    company or individual who designs and/or builds exhibits. The EMC may also provide other services
  9. Incentive trips
    travel rewards given by companies to employees to stimulate productivity
  10. Not- for- profit and nonprofits
    organizations that exists with the intention of providing a service for its members
  11. Per Diem rates
    rate paid per day. Some event attendees, such as government employees, have a limited amount of money (a daily allowance) they can spend per day on food, lodging, and other expenses.
  12. public shows
    exhibition that is open to the public, usually requiring an entrance fee. The attendees are basically defined by their interests and geographic proximity to the show location.
  13. SMERFs
    Acronym for certain categories of meeting market segments; SOcial, Military, EDucational, Religious, and Fraternal
  14. Trade show
    Exhibition of products and/or services held for members of a common or related industry that is not open to the general public.