2023 Tech Summit & Vendor Showcase

Get ready to gather intelligent insights and innovative ideas from industry-savvy presenters at the 2023 West Tech Summit. Join the group in snowy Salt Lake City as we come together for three days of education, the vendor showcase, and time to reconnect with industry friends and peers.

Find technical and strategic direction through the learning opportunities that best fit you! Participate in concentrated labs, dynamic general sessions, lively workshops, and experiential sessions. The 18th Annual DMA West Tech Summit & Vendor Showcase is the source for western destination marketers to gather intelligent insights and innovative ideas from industry-savvy presenters.

Join your peer destination marketers at a comfortable, casual and friendly event where lasting relationships are built and bright ideas are taken back to your organizations.

Let’s make the best use of your valuable time...see Schedule-at-a-Glance.

To get a flavor of the sessions...see Full Program for all offerings.

  • #TikTokMadeMeGo
  • How DMOs can convert travelers when demand is created?
  • YouTube? You Should!
  • Make It Stick: A guide to better board presentations and storytelling
  • Harness the Power of Your Data: How to Leverage Your First Party Data
  • Why the Metaverse matters (and why you might not be ready for it yet)
  • A "Linear Digression" on Marketing Attribution
  • How To Make An Engaging Podcast
  • Email Marketing: More Than Just a Checklist Item

Find products and services that are the right fit for your DMO...see Vendor Showcase.

We’re bringing information to you from technology companies for 10-minute Vendor Product Demos to showcase how their products and services can assist your organization. The Vendor Product Demos section includes a listing of company names, demo session titles and websites. The Product Demos will be presented each Thursday in March. We appreciate the support these companies provide to the Association and invite destination marketers to consider them as potential partners for future projects.

DMA West | 2023 Tech Summit Planning Committee

Committee Co-chairs

  • Wes Rhea, CTA, CDME, CEO, Visit Stockton
  • Ashley Johnson, CDME, Senior Vice President & CMO, Newport Beach & Company   

Committee Members

  • Stuart Maas, Director of Marketing & Conference Sales, Visit Lake Tahoe
  • Meagan McGuire, Vice President, Business Development, Explore Seattle Southside
  • Julie Rhoads, Vice President of Services & Events, Visit Salt Lake