Missouri Division of Tourism

DMO Certification

Missouri Division of Tourism (MDT) defines a Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) as a non-profit Missouri corporation or government unit responsible for and actively engaged in the promotion and marketing of travel and tourism in Missouri supported by the organization's mission, charter, budget, funding sources and financial statements.

To participate in the Marketing Matching Grant, a DMO must become 'certified' through MDT. Please see the correct program year for details.


  • FY2020 DMO Guidelines
  • FY2020 DMO Certification Application
  • FY2020 DMO Re-Certification Application
  • FY2019 DMO Guidelines
  • FY2019 DMO Certification Application
  • FY2019 DMO Re-Certification Application