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Destination Showcase 2020

February 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am5:00 pm EST

2020 Destination Showcase: RISE

PCMA and Destinations International have combined their expertise to create the most valuable one-day business events experience. Destination Showcase in Washington, D.C., is for key decision-makers and community leaders who design business events or represent convention and visitors bureaus (CVB) or destination organizations.

Education topics for event planners include:

  • Business of events
  • Audience acquisition and engagement
  • Leadership, diversity and inclusion

Keynote presenter: Sara Ross, Chief Vitality Officer at research and strategy firm BrainAMPED

Sara Ross is a leadership expert and “street scientist” who helps create healthier, happier and high-performing leaders and workplaces. She has worked with many Fortune 500 firms including Verizon, Allstate, Adobe, Fidelity and the leadership team of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Her approach combines “street science” with real-life stories of success and failure.

Destination Showcase Education Program

PCMA and Destinations International are creating an enhanced Destination Showcase experience that offers valuable educational and networking opportunities for meeting planners and destination organizations. Here’s a look at the first and second sets of concurrent sessions and the main stage keynote session for our Feb. 5 program.

Getting the Most Out of Your Event Destination

Content area: Business of Events

Location, location and location are three important components to a successful event. Discover how to enhance your participant experience by maximizing all that your host destination has to offer.

F.L.I.P.: The Four Levels of Influencing People

Speaker: Tim David, leadership expert and author
Content area: Audience Acquisition & Engagement

Leave this entertaining and informative science-based session with step-by-step ideas on how to create authentic influence moments. Tim David, a former professional magician, will share strategies on how to build long-term influence and how to be persuasive without relying on motivational tactics or incentives.

Are you Listening? Communicating with Confidence and Clarity

Speaker: Star Bobatoon, communications consultant
Content area: Leadership/Ascent

The way you communicate is key to your professional and personal success. Discover how to engage listeners whether you’re addressing one person or 200. Communications consultant Star Bobatoon will provide strategies to develop better communication skills, engage listeners and learn your audience’s language.

Advocating Your Self-Worth

Speaker: Selena Rezvani, leadership coach
Content area: Leadership/Ascent

Transforming from a trusted manager or director into a C-suite leader can be a challenge. It takes an assessment of your abilities and skills, the courage to rethink your strategy and the confidence to advocate for yourself. Leadership expert Selena Rezvani discusses how to identify your strengths and areas to address so you can market yourself more effectively.

Media Generations: Forecasting the Future of Digital Marketing

Amy Blackman, Fruition Co. Founder, and Gary Gonzalez, director of strategy at Convoke
Content area: Audience Acquisition & Engagement

Take a critical look at how Gen Z is changing the media landscape and what that means for the future of digital marketing. Growth and brand consultant Amy Blackman and digital marketing expert Gary Gonzalez share how media consumption habits change from generation to generation and why the technology we encounter beyond our formative teenage years can seem so foreign to us.

Igniting the Leadership Vitality Factor: Next-Level Leadership for an On-Demand World

Speaker: Sara Ross

Organizations know that to be successful and innovative in a service and knowledge driven economy requires a workforce with expertise, intellectual curiosity and the ability to use emotional intelligence to collaborate and execute through people. And yet, with all the acknowledgement and investment in capitalizing on these skills, something is missing, and stress is exponentially rising.

In this keynote, Sara Ross will share the missing piece of the success equation that all too often is over-looked and under-valued. After a decade of studying high performers, Sara has found that the key differentiator between exhausted leaders and exceptional leaders is what she has coined their Vitality Factor.

This isn’t just about stress management, time management or simply sleeping more and working less. This is about strategy. How to move performance and leadership to the next level in an ondemand world where an abundance of information, distractions, and expectations are unrelentingly pulling on time, energy and attention. This is how top performers pressure-proof their leadership impact.

The research is clear, how an organization manages that Vitality factor will either burn their people out or allow them to burn bright and bring their best work forward and Sara will show you how by sharing:

  • The three common habits that are mistakenly leading to over-stressed, under-fueled brains and how they deceivingly influence decisions, effectiveness and leadership impact
  • A Key Vitality Indicator (KVI) system to identify the tipping point where more work becomes counterproductive and healthy challenge becomes unhealthy stress
  • Practices to expand productive vitality ranges to increase creativity, collaboration and agility
  • Insights to help leaders shift from inadvertently being a Vitality-Depleter to a positive Vitality Ambassador by multiplying each of these practices across teams and workplaces

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Details

Date:
February 5, 2020
Time:
9:00 am– 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=486409

Venue

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States