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The Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (TACVB) is the only organization that provides professional development specifically for staff of destination marketing organizations (DMOs). TACVB is committed to supporting and developing the convention and tourism industry in Texas through education and sharing ideas.

TACVB membership offers many benefits. The following are just the beginning.

 


Professional Development

TACVB provides exceptional education and training designed specifically for DMO staff.

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TACVB Professional Development Opportunities are provided at two conferences each year - Annual Conference (August) and Mid-Winter Educational Conference (January) and a verity of regional meetings. These continuing educational classes help our members to increase their expertise in areas of hospitality management, leadership growth, advocacy, sales and marketing and other professional development areas.

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Destination Marketing Principles seminars are held regionally 3-4 times each year. They provide the basics of marketing a destination and other “hot topics” as desired by the regional hosts.

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Texas Destination Marketer (TDM) Certification provides an ongoing educational framework for marketing our members as a destination for both tourism and group business. Successful participants earn their TDM certification through a challenging course of study.

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Members may apply for scholarships/grants to aid them in furthering their knowledge and understanding of the DMO industry and to promote career development. College students and DMO members who wish to positively influence the field on an ongoing basis are welcome to apply.

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Sales Leads and Cooperative Marketing Opportunities

TACVB offers members opportunities to market their destinations to meeting planners and group business.

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The Texas Meeting & Events Tracking (TxMET) system is a database of information shared by DMOs subscribers for association/corporate meetings, sporting events and tour operators that meet in Texas.

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Team Texas participants band together cooperatively to promote the State of Texas and their respective destinations at national travel trade shows and events.

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Networking and Resources

TACVB offers many opportunities for networking with other members and provides resources that help in doing your job more effectively. Also, all TACVB members receive reduced registration rates at our seminars and conferences.

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The TACVB Resource Library offers sample documents, files, presentations, and other resources to assist you in doing your job.

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The annual Idea Fair competition highlights the create ideas and projects that are completed throughout the year.

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Members have the ability to post job announcements on the TACVB website free of charge.

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Regular communication via email and social media.

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Affiliate Members

An Affiliate membership is designed for companies and organizations that provide products and services to the travel and tourism industry. Here are just a few of the benefits of a TACVB affiliate memberships.

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Access to our membership database.
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Networking opportunities with potential customer at our conferences and events.
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Exhibit opportunities at the trade show/expo at our Annual Conference
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Sponsorship opportunities at our conferences and events
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Access to the TACVB Resource Library which offers sample documents, files, presentations, and other resources to assist you in doing your job.
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The ability to post job announcements on the TACVB website free of charge.
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Regular communication via email and social media
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Reduced registration rates at our Destination Marketing Principles seminars, Mid-Winter Conference, and Annual Conference.

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Legacy Members

Legacy Memberships are open to those past TACVB Members who have totally retired and/or moved away from the industry and are not currently self-employed or connected with the Travel industry.

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Legacy rates at all TACVB events
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Regular communications via email and social media
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 Access to our membership database
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 Eligible to apply for TACVB scholarships
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Opportunity to serve on committees


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STANDARD TACVB MEMBERSHIP DUES PRORATE POLICY

To simplify and standardize our policy on prorating membership dues for new TACVB members who join the organization, TACVB staff recommends the following cancellation policy.

Full Dues Paid: The full amount of the new member’s membership dues would be owed to TACVB between October 1 and March 31 (the first six months of our fiscal year).

Prorated Dues Paid: Beginning April 1, the new member’s membership dues would be prorated at 60% of the original amount.

 

Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus
PO Box 8665
Round Rock, TX  78683
Phone: 512-550-3464
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