Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus
PO Box 445
St. Joseph MO 64508
emerging markets committee
Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (MACVB)
is the leader of a proactive and professional group of
destination marketing and management organizations.
Recognized as the influential trade association, MACVB
fosters industry cooperation and advocates tourism, economic
development, and marketing. MACVB is highly effective in
the provision of member-acclaimed programs centered on
education and training, government/ community relations,
partnership marketing and research. MACVB is an
instrumental tourism authority in Missouri and serves in an
advisory capacity on travel issues to all governmental and
industry related entities.
Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus supports,
promotes, and develops sustainable economic growth of
vacation and meeting/convention travel on behalf of its
member bureaus and their respective communities. MACVB
enhances the professionalism, effectiveness, and image of
its members and the industry they represent.
Emerging Markets Committee ...
- Offers outreach to potential new
- Encourages mentorship's to / for
new bureaus and new directors of existing bureaus;
- Provides opportunities throughout
the year to meet and discuss issues affecting smaller
bureaus; board development, staffing and time
- Shares information and outcome in
the areas of marketing and research.