Request for Volunteers – DMAI’s Destinations Showcase Washington

CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION:
Destinations Showcase Washington is the Mid-Atlantic’s largest conference & expo exclusively bringing planners and trade show organizers together with Convention and Visitor Bureaus from the United States and abroad.

Attendees of Destinations Showcase will:
 Meet face-to-face with representatives from approximately 200 destinations that are eager to host their next event– all in one place, in one afternoon
 Find the best deals, learn about meeting facilities, exhibit space, and hotel room availability; identify attractions and unique venues
 Expand industry knowledge during morning education sessions presented my leading meeting experts
 Earn credit hours towards CMP designation
 Network and gain first-hand insight during a keynote luncheon featuring, Capricia Penavic Marshall—the former Chief of Protocol for the United States, 2009-2013.

VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTION
We are looking for students who would like to volunteer to assist produce Destinations Showcase 2014. Volunteer assignments will include but not limited to the following:

 Conference Bag Stuffing
 Meeting Room Set-Up
 Registration Directional’s
 Assist with Promotional Pavilion Suppliers
 Meeting Room Monitor
 Keynote Presentation
 Literature Distribution

SHIFT DATES AND TIMES:
– Tuesday February 11 9:45am-5pm Conference Bag Stuffing Dresscode: Khakis/Jeans
– Tuesday February 11 1:45pm-6pm Meeting Room Set-Up Dresscode: Khakis/Jeans
– Wednesday February 12 7:15am-12pm Assist Promotional Suppliers Dresscode: Business Attire
– Wednesday February 12 7:15am-12pm Registration Directional Dresscode: Business Attire
– Wednesday February 12 7:15am-12pm Meeting Room Monitors Dresscode: Business Attire
– Wednesday February 12 9:45am-1:30pm Keynote lit drop & Directional Dresscode: Business Attire

MISCELLANEOUS:
 Please inform me when signing up if only a partial shift can worked.
 We will begin event instructions prior to each shift on time therefore please be prompt and respectful of everyone’s time.
 Dress code: please refrain from wearing pants with holes, sweatshirts, graphic offensive t-shirts. It is imperative to wear comfortable shoes as we will be on our feet a majority of the time.

DEADLINE:
All volunteer submissions should be sent no later than the 3rd of February, 2014.

Please email me directly at: mgilliam@destinationshowcase.com to sign up. Volunteer emails should include: date and shift they would like to work, cell phone number and email address. Please list “GWU Volunteer” in the subject line. I will confirm participation with an email that will include when and where they should show up.
For more information on Destinations Showcase: http://www.destinationashowcase.com

VOLUNTEER CONTACT:
Monique Gilliam

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