Spring 2022 VADMO AAA Sales Blitz

  • 09 May 2022
  • 13 May 2022

Registration is closed


Join VADMO as we canvas AAA offices and meet with tour operators in our bordering state/drive markets. Team captains are in the process of mapping out our week and more teams could be added for additional calls.

What will the AAA Offices / Tour Operators receive?

At each of our visits, a Resource Binder with profile sheets from participating DMOs and a Virginia Is For Lovers bag filled with “goodies” supplied by the participants to be shared. Teams will review each of the destinations/profile sheets in the binder with the tour operators or AAA auto travel counselors.

Benefits to participating DMOs:

For those only sending profile information, be assured that everyone’s profile sheet and destination will be included in the Resource Binder and reviewed with staff members who make travel recommendations. Sample itineraries for tour operators will be shared or created during our desk side calls.  An after action report will be sent to participating DMOs with office mailing address, staff listing with contact information and any special notes or requests made during our presentation for follow up.


Week of May 9-13, 2022 - Team leaders will determine starting point, date, time.


$100 for DMO’s participating in the actual Blitz, making calls to tour operators and AAA offices.

$125 for DMO’s participating by sending materials to be included in the calls.


Each DMO will need to send their destination profile sheet in a 3-hole punched plastic sheet protector along with their Visitor Guide booklet to be included in the binder. 75-100 copies of each will be required to cover all of our calls. This number could increase if we are able to add teams.

Gift items included in the bags will give DMOs additional exposure. Consider small items, like ink pens, hi-liters, cell phone pockets or other similar sized items. No large water bottles, please. We are stuffing 50 bags, so send as many items as you would like to share in each of the bags.

DMOs will need to send their profile sheets and visitor guides in advance for placement in binders and bags. Please send all profile sheets and gift items by April 25, 2022 to:

Bruce Newton

Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau 

1919 Commerce Drive – Suite 290 

Hampton, VA 23666

Hope you can join us!

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