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  • ESTO 2023
    Savannah, Georgia
    August 19-22
    Join destination marketing professionals for the nation's premier educational & networking event
    Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia
  • Destiny & Mercury Awards
    Now Open!
    Submissions Open Through June 15
    ESTO Awards submissions are now open! It’s your opportunity to submit your best work and show off!
    ESTO Awards Trophies
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    Make a difference in the local Savannah community.

ESTO 2023

ESTO 2023

ESTO for Marketing Excellence

ESTO, now in its 35th year, has a reputation for delivering dynamic and actionable content.  In this natural knowledge sharing environment, you can rest assured that the prime networking opportunities and sessions are there to elevate your marketing efforts in the DMO space with no hidden agendas. This is also a time to celebrate industry accomplishments with the Destiny and Mercury awards showcasing top campaigns in 23 categories. 

Featured Speakers

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Anirban Basu

Sage Policy Group, Inc.

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Shawn Kanungo
Shawn Kanungo

Innovation Strategist & Best Selling Author

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Scott Stratten


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Olson Killion

Wendy OK Consulting

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2023 ESTO Award Applications
Open Through June 15

The ESTO Awards celebrate excellence in destination marketing campaigns. As the premier awards for destinations across the country, we will showcase the best of the unique and innovative campaigns and marketing efforts of our members. Apply through June 15th, 2023.

Highlights from 2022

Blog Section
Brad Dean receiving an award
Destiny and Mercury Award-Winning Tips and Best Practices

May 09, 2023

Missed the webinar? Catch up on the blog to learn tips and tricks from some of our ESTO 2022 Destiny and Mercury Awards winners, Nebraska Tourism Commission (Winner of th

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What’s New in 2023: Destiny and Mercury Awards

April 11, 2023

The 2023 ESTO Awards Platform is officially open for entries! Here is what’s new for 2023.

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On the Road to #esto23

March 31, 2023

The ESTO planning committee is hot off the tails of their most recent in-person meeting at the Savannah Convention Center.

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Thank you to our host city, Experience Grand Rapids!

See everyone next year in Savannah.