The DMAI Advocacy Committee provides leadership and guidance for the DMO industry in the areas of advocacy and DMO relevancy, recommending partnerships, best practices and resources to communicate the value and impact of DMOs to their leadership, stakeholders and community.
Tammy Blount, President & CEO, Monterey County CVB
Destination: Capitol Hill - April 10-11, 2013
This event is an opportunity for you to: network with government and industry leaders, gain access to key legislators, giving you a stronger voice in Washington, and fine-tune your understanding of legislative priorities and processes through education and visits to Capitol Hill. More information coming soon.
Valuable Resource: DMO Advocacy Toolkit (free to DMAI members)
DMAIís DMO Advocacy Toolkit provides the groundwork to assist you and your staff in creating and implementing a solid advocacy plan. A valuable resource, the toolkit provides guidance for building and nurturing your community relations, including key messages to help stakeholders understanding the role your DMO plays in promoting the destination.
DMAI Industry Position Statements
DMAI has original position statements on the following areas:
1 - Arts & Culture
2 - DMOs Contribute to Society
3 - Internet Hotel Taxes
4 - Product Development
5 - Social Responsibility
6 - Taxes, Existing
7 - Taxes, Travel
8 - Travel Boycotts
9 - Violence Against Travelers
DMAI supports the positions of the U.S. Travel Association (the umbrella organization representing all segments of the U.S. travel industry) on the following areas:
10 - Air Traffic Control Modernization
12 - Business, Meetings & Events Travel
13 - Climate Change
14 - Global Entry
15 - Highway Transportation
16 - Model Ports of Entry
17 - Pandemics & Emergency Response
18 - Public Lands
19 - Rail Travel
20 - Travel Promotion
For a complete list of DMAI Industry Position Statements as recommended and approved by the Advocacy Committee, go here.
Advocacy Tools Available:
+1.202.296.7889 - fax