Destination West

Destination West is the premier hosted-buyer event for qualified meetings and incentive professionals sourcing programs in the West. Formerly Discover Colorado, Destination West will also include other destinations and hotels in the Western U.S.

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ABOUT DESTINATION WEST

Destination West enables attendees to experience firsthand the most desirable destinations, hotels and activities for successful meetings, while making invaluable business connections. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands—Successful Meetings, Meetings & Conventions, and Incentive magazine.

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Learn

Learn

Learn from, and be inspired by, our guest speakers who will provide targeted education specific to your needs as a meeting and incentive planner.

Connect

Connect

Connect with premier suppliers from around the world during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments and unique experiential activities.

Enjoy

Enjoy

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, including airfare allowance, accommodation, meals and planned activities.

ALL QUALIFIED BUYERS WILL BE FULLY HOSTED BY NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP, INCLUDING AIRFARE ALLOWANCE, ACCOMMODATION, MEALS, AND PLANNED ACTIVITIES.

INFORMATION

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Two-and-a-half productive days of pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings with key suppliers from the Western U.S.
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers
  • Opening reception, great meals, and numerous networking opportunities with other elite buyers
  • Unique experiential activities showcasing Denver as a premier meetings and incentive destination.

To learn more why past buyers say this event is the best networking and education experience in the incentive industry, please contact Dana Kallman at dkallman@ntmllc.com.

Janice Litvin

Janice Litvin

Author, Banish Burnout Toolkit

Janice Litvin is on a mission to help leaders and teams banish burnout in their organizations. Through keynotes and workshops, Janice draws her decades of experience in IT and tech recruiting, her study of psychology, and a lifetime of curing her own burnout to become a happier person. Her book, Banish Burnout Toolkit, takes readers through the journey of untangling their behavior patterns so they can learn to modulate their emotions and change their behavior. Janice is president of the National Speakers Association of Northern California and a member of MPI NCC and the Society for HR Management (SHRM), among others.

MEET WITH BUYERS LOOKING TO BOOK BUSINESS IN THE WESTERN U.S.


Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or James Antaky.

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2022 EXHIBITORS

  • Albuquerque Convention Center
  • American Airlines
  • Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center
  • Boise Centre
  • Boundless Network
  • Casino Del Sol
  • Coral Tree Resorts
  • Destination Colorado
  • Discover Coronado
  • Discover Flagstaff
  • Essential Body
  • Experience Scottsdale
  • Explore Utah Valley
  • Fontainebleau Development
  • Gila River Resorts & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass
  • Go Heber Valley
  • Goodman Speakers
  • Greater Ontario CVB
  • Groups 360
  • Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock
  • Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
  • Las Cruces CVB/Las Cruces Convention Center
  • Long Beach CVB
  • Meeting Play
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Monarch Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk
  • North Lake Tahoe
  • Plaza Hotel & Casino
  • Presidential Worldwide Transportation
  • Pronghorn Resort
  • San Diego Tourism Authority
  • San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Sedona CVB
  • Sheraton Downtown Denver
  • Sonoma County
  • Soul Community Planet
  • South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
  • The Broadmoor
  • The Jacquard
  • The Steamboat Grand
  • Tourism Santa Fe
  • Town and Country Resort
  • Travel Costa Mesa
  • Travel Tacoma
  • Treasure Box Tours
  • Tropicana Las Vegas
  • Visit Chandler
  • Visit Cheyenne
  • Visit Colorado Springs
  • Visit Concord
  • Visit Denver
  • Visit Estes Park
  • Visit Newport Beach
  • Visit Park City
  • Visit Pasadena
  • Visit Salt Lake
  • Visit Santa Cruz
  • Visit Tucson
  • Visit Walnut Creek
  • Westgate Las Vegas

Day One

All Day
Planner & Supplier Hotel Check-In
2:00pm– 5:30pm
Registration
3:00pm – 5:45pm
Supplier tabletop set-up (Optional)
2:00pm – 5:30pm
Exhibitor Set-Up (optional)
5:30pm 6:30pm
Planners: Site Inspection of Host Hotel
6:30pm 8:30pm
Welcome Reception

Day Two

7:30am – 8:00am
Breakfast
8:00am – 9:15am
Education: Banish Burnout: How to Move From Stress to Success

Presented by Janice Litvin

More Detail

In this lively interactive presentation, burnout expert Janice Litvin will show you how to identify and change your reactions to stress. Her unique methodology teaches participants how to interrupt negative thoughts and replace them with a positive approach to any difficult situation. Geared toward individuals and managers, this session will provide techniques and scripts that can be put to use immediately for rapid results.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Identify their behavior patterns in response to stress
  • Interrupt negative thoughts and replace them with positive messages 
  • Set healthy boundaries for yourself and your team
  • Say no without saying "no"
  • Share these strategies to prevent organizational burnout
9:30am – 12:15pm
One-on-One Meetings
12:45pm
Gather for Lunch Departure
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Lunch & Site Tour
3:00pm 4:00pm
One-on-One Meetings
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Free Time/Activities
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Dinner

Day Three

7:30am – 8:00am
Breakfast
8:00am – 9:15am
Educational Session
9:30m12:00pm
One-on One Meetings
12:15pm
Departure for Lunch
12:45pm2:00pm
Lunch
After 2pm
Departures

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

Buyers Contact:

Dana Kallman

Manager of Buyer Development

dkallman@ntmllc.com

Suppliers Contact:

James Antaky

Business Development Director

jantaky@ntmllc.com

 

Sharon Freeark

Business Development Director

sharon@success-reps.com

Event Logistics Contact:

Beth Dean

Event Director

bdean@ntmllc.com