La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau receives DMAP designation

August 24, 2018

MICHIGAN CITY — The La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau was reaccredited with the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) seal by Destinations International in recognition of the organization’s commitment to industry excellence and meeting the industry standard for performance and accountability of destination organizations around the world.

“By achieving DMAP accreditation, these destination organizations have demonstrated that they have developed strategies for the direction of their destination and the policies and procedures to safeguard the use of public dollars,” said David Holder, CDME, DMAP Chair and Vice President – Tourism of JLL — Hospitality and Tourism Group.

“We are pleased to have La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau join our distinguished group of professionals,” said Don Welsh, President and CEO of Destinations International. “The industry distinction defines quality and performance standards for destination organizations and I look forward to welcoming them to the DMAP community.”

The accreditation program requires a destination organization to successfully comply with a multitude of mandatory and voluntary standards that span a variety of performance areas and LPCCVB, again, gained this momentous achievement. The standards cover nearly all aspects related to the management and marketing of destination organizations including governance, finance, human resources, sales, communications, destination development and research.

La Porte County Convention & Visitors Bureau joins the ranks of more than 200 destination organizations who have obtained DMAP recognition.

“To be included as being part this distinguished group is truly an honor! We are proud to be recognized by DMAP and will continue to strive towards upholding industry standards,” said Jack Arnett LPCCVB Executive Director.

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