8th - 11th October 2019 (GMT-04:00) America/New_York
October 8-11, 2019
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Recognized by the Destination Management industry as its highest educational achievement, Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) is an executive-level program for experienced destination organization professionals seeking advanced professional development. The focus of the program is on strategic vision, leadership, destination organization performance, community stakeholder management as well as marketing and product development best practices.
In partnership with Travel Alberta, Destinations International presents two CDME courses at this session.
Core Course: Destination Leadership
Tuesday, October 8 and Wednesday, October 9, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Instructors: Craig T. Davis (VisitPittsburgh), Kathleen Frankford (NEXTFactor Enterprises Inc.)
Elective Course: Destination Information & Research
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and
Friday, October 11, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: To receive credit for a course toward your CDME you must be in attendance for 100% of the scheduled course time.
Venue and Accommodation Information
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Course Registration Instructions
NOTE: The CDME is a credential program. An approved CDME Application is REQUIRED prior to registering for any courses. Please allow 30 days for the application to be processed. For more information, visit the CDME website.
All CDME applicants should have a Destinations International account. If you need to reset your password, click here. For additional questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
Refund deadline: Friday, September 13, 2019
We request that all registration cancellations and refund requests be made in writing by September 13, 2019. Destinations International will refund the full course payment, less a US$150.00 administrative fee. All cancellations must be in writing.
We regret that no refunds will be granted for requests made after September 13, 2019 without proof of a medical or family emergency.
To request a refund or for registration assistance please contact Tonia Williams, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Meeting Room: Kinnear Centre, Room 301
Hotel accommodation at The Banff Centre
$180/night (CAD) plus a daily $15 facility fee and applicable taxes.
Hotel reservation deadline: September 9, 2019
Calgary International (YYC)
Transportation options from the Calgary International Airport
$1,475 USD - Core Course
$800 USD - Elective Course
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$2,215 USD - Core
$1,200 USD - Elective
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