Rock Hill, York County Convention And Visitors Bureau Earns International Recognition

ROCK HILL, S.C. — The Rock Hill, York County Convention and Visitors Bureau has been awarded with the highly regarded Destination Marketing Accreditation Program seal by Destinations International.

The seal recognizes the Convention and Visitors Bureau’s efforts in meeting the destination organization’s global industry standard for performance and accountability regarding marketing and management.

Over 200 destination organizations have received the DMAP accreditation, which requires successful compliance with several mandatory and voluntary standards in areas including governance, finance, human resources, sales, communications, destination development and research.

“By achieving DMAP accreditation, these destination organizations have demonstrated that they have developed strategies for their marketing and sales in addition to the policies and procedures to safeguard the use of public dollars,” said Virginia J. Haley, CDME, DMAP Chair and President, Visit Sarasota County.

“Being the first Destination Marketing Organization in the state of South Carolina to receive its accreditation, we are really proud to continue with our position as a globally accredited CVB and valued and respected organization in our community,” says Auvis Cole, Interim Executive Director for the Rock Hill/York County CVB. “All credit goes to the staff who continues to do great things to promote York County.”  

Rock Hill and York County have hosted several high profile events recently, including the 2017 UCI BMX World Championships, the USA Cycling Masters Track National Championships, and the Football University Top Gun Showcase.

Destinations International is the world’s largest resource for official destination organizations, convention and visitors bureaus, and tourism boards.