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Sep92016
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An RCMA Event Wrap-Up

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Earlier this month, planners convened in South Carolina for Aspire Columbia.  Dozens of planners met Aug. 30–31 in famously hot Columbia, S.C., for one of our regional Aspire events. Hosted by the Columbia Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Columbia Marriott, attendees experienced infamous southern hospitality. The event began with an opening reception at the […]

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Sep92016
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Registration is Now Open for Emerge 2017!

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Don’t miss out on RCMA’s biggest event of the year.  2017 is just around the corner! It’s time to start making plans to attend RCMA’s Emerge Conference Feb. 7–9 in Chicago. We’ve spent the last 12 months working to create and refine our association’s annual conference. We’ve listened, learned and led, and we believe you’ll find the […]

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Sep92016
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Global DMC Partners Hones in on Standardization

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At their annual peer exchange, the destination management company network, collaborated on crisis planning, contracts and proposals.  Global DMC Partners—a network of independent destination management companies and sales advisors—hosted their annual Peer Exchange in Dallas last month, where they worked to finalize a standardized Global DMC Partners Crisis Management Template, GDP Contract and GDP Proposal […]

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Sep92016
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Celebrating a Seasoned Veteran

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Kay Summerville, TDM, CTA, sales manager, Visit Plano, is retiring Sept. 30. Below are her musings on a 35-year career and relationship with RCMA.  There was a time when typewriters were plentiful and computers scarce; communication only went through telephone or snail mail—a time when I began my 35-year career in the hospitality/tourism industry. I […]

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