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Join CSPI prior to Destination Showcase for high-level networking and
real take-away tools designed to increase your success in 2020 and beyond!


Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
CSPI Rate: $289.00++


The CSPI Annual Conference is pending approval for six
EIC CMP Preferred Provider continuing education credits.

CSPI's Annual Conference is a place for Convention Centers, DMOs and Hotel Convention Sales Professionals (members and non-members) to learn and collaborate. Attendees join at the conference to enhance their relationships with their partners, network with peers, maintain best practices, and learn about industry trends.If you are directly responsible for booking convention business - CSPI's Annual Conference is the place for you to connect and be part of the conversation!

2020 Preliminary Schedule:

Monday, Feb 03, 2020
1:00pm -5:00pm: Board of Directors Meeting
5:15pm - 6:45pm - Board Dinner
7:00pm - 8:00pm: President's Reception


Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020
8:00am - 9:00am: Registration & Breakfast
9:00am - 10:30am: Opening General Session

10:30am - 11:30am: Roundtable Discussions *

11:30am – 1:00pm: Annual Business Meeting & Awards Luncheon

1:00pm – 1:15pm: Phone & Stretch Break

1:15pm – 2:15pm: Educational Session 

2:15pm - 3:15pm: Educational Session  

3:15pm - 3:45pm: Sponsor Meet 'n' Greet Networking Break

3:45pm - 4:45pm: Educational Session  

5:00- 6:15 - CSPI Town Hall Live, A CSPI tradition..join the open forum and discuss top of mind issues.

6:15pm - 7:15pm - CSPI Connect Event @ CSPI (reception)

* The conference is pending approval for six EIC CMP Preferred Provider credit hours.

Questions or Comments? Contact Morgan Christopher at or 570-871-0818.

The only association dedicated to the mutual & cooperative success of
Convention Centers, DMO's & their citywide sales counterparts.

Annual Convention

Curious what our annual event is all about? Check out the photos from our past Annual Convention and see what you've missed. We hope to see you in DC in February!

Incredible Numbers

Connect Events

CSPI Offers unsurpassed peer to peer networking and has hosted over 70 face to face networking receptions building bridges between DMO's and Convention Centers.


Annual Conferences

2020 Marks the 29th annual conference of CSPI (formerly ACME) bringing leading edge education and sharing of best practices between DMO's, Convention Centers and their Citywide partners. Plans are already underway for the big 30 year celebration in 2021


CSPI has hosted over 2000 convention sales professionals during our annual conferences over the course of 28 years

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Contact Info

Convention Sales Professionals
International (CSPI)

P.O. Box 39
Buck Hill Falls, PA 18323
(570) 871-0818

Elizabeth Berry, CASE, President


CSPI Headquarters