170 episodes

The Destination Marketing Podcast is built for tourism marketers across the country who are overworked and understaffed. Our goal is to help these people prioritize the activities that are proven to be most effective in marketing a destination and stay up to date on the latest technologies and trends in the industry. This isn’t a feel-good, motivational podcast. We’re diving deep into what to do and how to do it. Subscribe today if you’re a tourism marketer and want to perfect your craft.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 28 Ratings

The Destination Marketing Podcast is built for tourism marketers across the country who are overworked and understaffed. Our goal is to help these people prioritize the activities that are proven to be most effective in marketing a destination and stay up to date on the latest technologies and trends in the industry. This isn’t a feel-good, motivational podcast. We’re diving deep into what to do and how to do it. Subscribe today if you’re a tourism marketer and want to perfect your craft.

    How To Make Your Destination Stand Out For Events with Frank Geers

    How To Make Your Destination Stand Out For Events with Frank Geers

    Adam continues his time in Birmingham, Alabama at the Sports ETA Symposium in this episode of the Destination Marketing Podcast. Join him and Frank Geers, president and CEO of American Cornhole, to talk about how destinations can stand out when they are trying to attract events to their community.

    "We are looking for long-term partnerships — cities and destinations that want to grow with us. Once you work with us and we figure out a month of the year that works in your system and in ours, if you want to bring us back year in and year out we are open-armed and want that to happen." -Frank Geers

    American Cornhole
    Sports ETA

    The Destination Marketing Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and produced by Relic. If you are interested in any of Relic’s services,  please email adam@relicagency.com or visit https://www.relicagency.com/

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 5 min
    Words of Wisdom from Sports ETA Hall of Fame Inductee Denny Gann

    Words of Wisdom from Sports ETA Hall of Fame Inductee Denny Gann

    This week on the Destination Marketing Podcast, Adam is joined by 2021 Sports ETA Hall of Fame inductee Denny Gann. Listen to hear his advice on how to bring profitable sports events to your destination as well as how to know what kinds of events are a good fit for your community.

    "Always design your events with athletic eyes. Look at it through John Brown's eyes if you want to sell it to John Brown. Look at it as the soccer player. What's he going to see? What is the volleyball player going to do? Structure your event for that athlete and the rest will follow." -Denny Gann

    Explore Sioux City
    Denny Gann Hall of Fame
    Tourism Media Mayhem

    The Destination Marketing Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and produced by Relic. If you are interested in any of Relic’s services,  please email adam@relicagency.com or visit https://www.relicagency.com/

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 17 min
    The Economic Impact of Sports Tourism with David Galbaugh

    The Economic Impact of Sports Tourism with David Galbaugh

    This week on the Destination Marketing Podcast, Adam is joined by David Galbaugh, Vice President of Sports Sales & Marketing at Greater Birmingham CVB. Listen to learn how his destination has been preparing to host the 2022 World Games and how they predict that this huge event will impact their destination.

    "Do your due diligence and make sure that the event is a good fit for your community, and then go out and put your heart and soul into it. Every destination is special and every destination has what it takes to bring in multiple events if you make sure it's a good fit." -David Galbaugh

    Visit Birmingham
    Birmingham Sports
    2022 World Games

    The Destination Marketing Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and produced by Relic. If you are interested in any of Relic’s services,  please email adam@relicagency.com or visit https://www.relicagency.com/

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 10 min
    Destination Collaboration With Brooke Jung

    Destination Collaboration With Brooke Jung

    In this episode of the Destination Marketing Podcast, Adam is joined by Brook Jung, Executive Director of Visit Hopkinsville and President of Team Kentucky. They chat about what it’s like to be part of Team Kentucky and how small DMOs can benefit by collaborating with each other.

    "Give folks organic information about what is true and authentic to your destination, because that is appealing and it is going to appeal to an events rights holder. It may take a little bit of time to find the perfect fit, but be true to yourself and your destination." -Brook Jung

    The Destination Marketing Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and produced by Relic. If you are interested in any of Relic’s services,  please email adam@relicagency.com or visit https://www.relicagency.com/

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 16 min
    When Your City Bids for the FIFA World Cup with Jackie Reau

    When Your City Bids for the FIFA World Cup with Jackie Reau

    Today on the Destination Marketing Podcast, Adam is on the road at the Sports ETA Symposium in Birmingham, Alabama. He is joined in this episode by Jackie Reau, CEO of Game Day Communications. Listen to hear how she was able to help Cincinnati bid for the 2026 FIFA world cup, and what it would look like if the city were to be chosen to host this global event.

    "Once you have those partnerships and relationships, it becomes much easier to rally around and do this. It's a lot of work but it's potentially very rewarding." -Jackie Rowe

    The Destination Marketing Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and produced by Relic. If you are interested in any of Relic’s services,  please email adam@relicagency.com or visit https://www.relicagency.com/

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 14 min
    Introducing the Traveler Sentiment Survey from Longwoods International with Amir Eylon

    Introducing the Traveler Sentiment Survey from Longwoods International with Amir Eylon

    Get a sneak-peek into the Travel Vertical Podcast in this episode of the Destination Marketing Podcast. Adam and Laurie are joined by Amir Eylon, president & CEO at Longwoods International, to talk about how his company has been helping destination marketing organizations discover traveler sentiment throughout the pandemic by producing weekly reports since early 2020. Learn how it works, why it was started and how your destination can benefit from this tool.

    Learn more about the Traveler Sentiment Survey here.

    Check out the Travel Vertical Podcast.

    The Destination Marketing Podcast is a part of the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. It is hosted by Adam Stoker and produced by Relic. If you are interested in any of Relic’s services,  please email adam@relicagency.com or visit https://www.relicagency.com/

    To learn more about the Destination Marketing Podcast network and to listen to our other shows, please visit https://thedmpn.com/. If you are interested in becoming a part of the network, please email adam@relicagency.com.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

atownjs ,

Destination marketing g.o.a.t.

Need to bring Ed Harris back on the pod! That dude has so much knowledge to offer and is the voice all up and coming marketers need to hear.

BeneathTheFigTree ,

DMO’s Best Friend

Every episode is packed with great info from people that have actually been in the tourism trenches. I always come away with great ideas and sometimes, new tourism friends . If you’re in the tourism industry, the Destination

OmarMo93 ,

Super insightful marketing podcast

Such an awesome podcast with in depth marketing and demand gen tactics, a must listen for angles you’ve never heard before

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