JOIN US AT THE MOST FUN HOSTED BUYER SHOW IN CANADA! Applications for the Destination Direct Canada Hosted Buyer program are now open. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. 2019 Hosted Buyer Application Form Step 1 of 3 33% How did you hear about Destination Direct Canada? Please indicate the name of the person below if someone recommended that you register to DDC*Contact InformationFirst Name of Applicant*Last Name of Applicant*Title of Applicant*Email Address of Applicant*Phone Number of Applicant*What city/province is the applicant based in?*Have you historically worked with Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) or Tourism/Convention Bureaus (CVBs)?*NoYesDo you own (or do you work for) an association management company or an independent meeting planning firm?*NoYesName of Association Management Company or Meeting Management Firm*Address (including City and Postal Code) of your Association Management Company or Meeting Management Firm*Organizational ProfileName of Organization or Association you will be representing at Destination Direct*Please note candidates from Independent/Full-Service Association Management Companies, Meeting Management firms or self-employed persons contracting their services to an organization must provide the name(s) of the client(s) on whose behalf they wish to attend Destination Direct. For example - if you are the owner of ABC Conference Management Services - you must indicate the name of the client you are working with to identify potential venues for future meetings/conferences. This information will not be shared with anyone except the DMOs who are participating in the event so they can be sure to provide you with the most relevant information for your client. Organization Description*If you are an independent meeting planner, or association management company, please describe the organization you are representing (ie - your client's organization).Please indicate your organization's primary sector based on the options below*AssociationNot for ProfitCorporateGovernmentSportMedicalNone of the aboveIf you are an independent meeting planner, or association management company, please describe the primary sector of the organization you are representing (ie - your client's organization).Address*City*Province*Postal Code*Please indicate if the Association/Organization has Members and/or Chapters located in the following provinces and territories. If you are not representing a membership based organization, please select Not Applicable*AlbertaBritish ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundland and LabradorNorthwest TerritoriesNova ScotiaNunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewanYukonU.S.AOther (International)Not ApplicableHold CTRL and click to select all that applyNumber of Members - if you are not representing a membership based organization, please select Not Applicable*1-200200-500500-750750-10001000-15001500-25002500 +Not applicableName of Executive Director / Client contact*Email address for Executive Director / Client contact* If you are an independent meeting planner, or association management company, please include an email address for the organization you are representing (ie - your client's organization). *We will not contact this person without your explicit written permission.Phone number for Executive Director / Client contact*Does your organization have an in-house meeting planner/conference organizer?*NoYesYes, I am the in-house plannerPlease indicate the name, email address and phone number for your in-house meeting planner below.Do you work with a third party meeting planner or site selector?*NoYesPlease indicate the name, email address and phone number for the third party meeting planner or site selector below. Meeting SpecificationsHow many meetings do you hold annually?*1-23-55-1010+Do you require a local champion and/or a local host organizing committee to initiate/submit a bid?YesNoWhat types of meetings do you hold? (Please check all that apply)* Annual General Meetings (AGM) Bi-annual Meetings (every two years) Regional Meetings Tradeshows Expos Workshops Board Meetings Seminars Other Do you have an annual conference / convention / meeting?*YesNoWhat is the rotation of the meeting above (ie-2017-West, 2018 Central, 2019 East)*Please provide the city for the past 4 years for the meeting above*When is the next year open to bid for the meeting above? (Please check all that apply)* 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 How many total guest rooms do you require for the meeting above?*50-100100-200200-300300-400400-500500-750750-10001000-15001500-25002500-50005000 +What is the peak night amount for the meeting above?*50-100100-200200-300300-400400-500500-750750-10001000-15001500-25002500-50005000 +What is the date / pattern for the meeting above? (ie-arrival Monday, departure Wednesday)*Is your pattern for the meeting above flexible?*YesNoPlease indicate what type of venues you have used in the past for the meeting above? (Please check all that apply)* Hotels Convention Centres Universities Off-site Venues (Restaurants, Museums, etc...) Other Is there a tradeshow component for the meeting above?*YesNoHow many booths are anticipated and/or how much square feet of space is required for the tradeshow indicated above?What is your meeting space budget for the meeting identified above?What is your Food & Beverage budget for the meeting identified above?What is your total annual budget for the meeting identified above?Who makes the final destination decision? (Please check all that apply)* Board Committee Executive Director Meeting Planner Other Additional MeetingsPlease provide a brief outline of other meetings that you hold, including room nights required, meeting space required, average budget and historical locations/dates (if applicable)Please share any other information you think might be relevant to this application Are you an independent and/or third party meeting planner?*NoYesReferencesBy completing this form, you acknowledge that Destination Direct Canada will verify references and statements with those you identify below. References may also be checked with hotels and other industry suppliers. A valid reference is someone you have worked with recently (preferably a hotel, GSO, convention centre or DMO). Reference 1*Please include name, organization, title, email and phone number for both references.Reference 2*Please include name, organization, title, email and phone number for both references.