Summer Quarterly Meeting
July 27-28, 2017
The Westin Tysons Corner
Falls Church, VA

Registration is now open for the 2017 VADMO Summer Quarterly Meeting. Our program is currently being finalized and will revolve around local topics germane to "Fairfax-The 3 Rs." Additionally, we are excited to announce that, Reunions Magazine Editor-and-Chief, Edith Wagner, will be our featured speaker.

Please visit our event page for more information about this event and our special room rate at The Westin Tysons Corner. 


VACVB 2017 Tourism Symposium a Huge Success!

Over 90 members and friends joined the VACVB at the historic Homestead Resort April 2-4, 2017. The new Travel Symposium was well received and the launch of our new name - VADMO - the Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations was made. 



2016 Virgo Awards 

Please view our latest press release celebrating a successful 2016 Virgo Awards presented during the 2017 Tourism Symposium at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia. 


Award Winners

    • Advertising & Promotions - DMO Budget UNDER $1 million: Combination
      Smithfield & Isle of Wight, "Smithfield Rocks" 

    • Advertising & Promotions – DMO Budget OVER $1million: Combination
      Visit Norfolk, "Dynamic. Distinct. Diverse. Campaign"

    • Advertising & Promotions - DMO Budget OVER $1 million: Interactive
      Visit Fairfax, "Storytellers Video Series"

    • Advertising & Promotions – DMO Budget OVER $1 million: Online and eMarketing:
      Visit Fairfax, "Visit Fairfax Online Marketing Campaign"

    • Destination Event of the Year: Visit Fairfax, "2015 World Police & Fire Games"

    • Niche Tourism - Eco/Adventure: Alleghany Highlands, "Over the Water"

    • Niche Tourism - Culture/Heritage: Alleghany Highlands, "Downtowns of Alleghany Highlands"

    • Niche Tourism - Arts and Music: Newport News, "Art & Sculpture Tour: Expressions of Creativity"

    • Niche Tourism - Special Interest/Other: Spotsylvania County, "2016 Courthouse Village Food Truck Rodeo"

    • Regional Marketing Initiative:  "Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail"
      • Staunton Tourism
      • Augusta County Economic Development & Tourism
      • Waynesboro Economic Development & Tourism
      • Harrisonburg Tourism
      • Lexington & the Rockbridge Area Tourism

    • Visitor Center Manager of the Year: Barbara Gullickson - Norfolk

    • Sales Manager of the Year: Mike Stoupa, Discover Prince William & Manassas

    • Peer Selected “Best in Show”:  "Shenandoah Beerwerks Trail"
      • Staunton Tourism
      • Augusta County Economic Development & Tourism
      • Waynesboro Economic Development & Tourism
      • Harrisonburg Tourism
      • Lexington & the Rockbridge Area Tourism





The Virginia Destination Professional (VDP) certification program is a Virginia-centric, DMO professional, individual certification that provides opportunities for CVB staff to both invest in their development, as well as, be recognized by their community and peers.


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About VADMO

The Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations invites members, prospective members, allied members and the public, to use this site as a resource and to learn more about our association.

Our Mission: To offer our members advocacy, networking and professional development opportunities for the purpose of member destination success.  

Please use the easy navigation links located on the top bar, to find areas of special interest:

  • For DMO Members, there is a "Members Only" section.
  • For prospective members the "Membership" section is a good place to start.
  • For Allied Members, the "Members" list under "Membership" will prove useful.

 


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