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PO Box 445
St. Joseph MO 64508


Phone: 816.233.6688

emerging markets committee

The Missouri 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. 

The Missouri 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.

The Emerging Markets Committee ...

  • Offers outreach to potential new member bureaus;
  • 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 management;
  • Shares information and outcome in the areas of marketing and research.




MACVB's 2017 Annual Conference @ the Ameristar Casino in
St. Charles MO was a huge success!

Check back soon for information on the 2018 Conference!

MACVB holds an annual conference which presents stimulating speakers, practical educational programs, innovative industry sessions presenting the latest trends and research information. You will have the opportunity to interact with experts in your field and develop invaluable professional contacts. Registration in the Annual Conference is open to all members of MACVB, as well as Allied Members.






Missouri Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus
PO Box 445 ~ St. Joseph, MO  64501
Phone:  (816) 233-6688 or (800) 785-0360 / info@macvb.net

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