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Sales - Executive Update
March 2018


New York Sales calls

Conducted sales calls with top VisitDallas accounts based in NYC, including Aviation Week, American Thoracic Society, RIMS – The Risk Management Society, First Agency and IVORY Worldwide Inc.

Chicago/Wisconsin Sales Trip

Met with 18 association clients and attended Association After Dark with 85 customers in attendance. Received nine leads/RFPs representing approximately 37,511 total room nights

CBI Pharma Forum

VisitDallas and Fairmont Dallas exhibited at this well-known/well-attended industry trade show. Held 12 one-on-one appointments with meeting planners who work for pharmaceutical companies as well as third party meeting planners who plan and book pharma meetings, clinical and other medical-related programs. In addition, spoke with 37 other meeting planners that stopped by the VisitDallas booth. Overall attendance for the Forum was 700 people with 270 buyers.

Healthcare Meetings Advisory Board & Exploratory Session

First time meeting held at the Brain Performance Institute with the local healthcare community and association/corporate meeting professionals based in Dallas/Fort Worth, Washington, DC and Chicago areas. The goal was to discuss/explore how to work together in bringing more medical meetings to our city.

Spring into Dallas Fam

Hosted 11 clients from DC and Chicago who visited over ten hotels and venues. Received three leads totaling 11,795 total room nights. 

Hotel General Managers, Director of Sales and Directors of Revenue Sales Meeting

Presenters for this bi-annual industry update on the hotel statistics included STR, CBRE Hotel and Tap Report. Total of 75 hoteliers representing 45 of hotels and management companies attended. 

CD APM Conference

Met with over 40 associates at APM receiving several RFPs including a citywide RFP representing 8,400 room nights. VisitDallas partnered with several North Texas CVBs in hosting an event attended by 40+ clients.


Conducted 17 site visits with customers interested in hosting future meeting or conventions in Dallas.