• Whether you are looking for a meeting overlooking the majestic St. Johns River or the ocean, we've got a venue.
    St. Johns River

    Hold waterfront meetings.

    Whether you are looking for a meeting overlooking the majestic St. Johns River or the ocean, we've got a venue. Learn More

  • Jacksonville is a natural water wonderland with over 21 miles of beaches and over 3 miles of Downtown riverfront public spaces
    Downtown Jacksonville

    What You Really See From Your Hotel Room

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  • Jax is Florida’s youngest city with an average age of 35!
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    We're Hip and Young!

    Jax is Florida’s youngest city with an average age of 35! Learn More

  • With 7 iconic bridges throughout Jacksonville, you're bound to be on one.
    Isaiah David Hart Bridge

    The "Hart" Beat to Jacksonville

    With 7 iconic bridges throughout Jacksonville, you're bound to be on one. Learn More

  • There are plenty of unique venues for your group to enjoy for offsite activities.
    Everbank Field

    Explore unique offsite venues.

    There are plenty of unique venues for your group to enjoy for offsite activities. Learn More

  • Jacksonville is one of the nation’s Top 20 Art Destinations. Find out more about our galleries, museums, and art events. photo credit: Lathan Stiefel
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    Experience Jacksonville's Culture

    Jacksonville is one of the nation’s Top 20 Art Destinations. Find out more about our galleries, museums, and art events. photo credit: Lathan Stiefel Learn More

  • Dozens of unique meeting venues and event spaces are ready to welcomes groups of all sizes. Submit your RFP today!
    Downtown Skyline

    Plan your next meeting or event in Jacksonville, Florida.

    Dozens of unique meeting venues and event spaces are ready to welcomes groups of all sizes. Submit your RFP today! Learn More

  • Oceanfront or riverfront views, rooftop or patio seat, your perfect table is waiting.
    Blacksheep Rooftop Bar

    Catch a sunset in more than one way.

    Oceanfront or riverfront views, rooftop or patio seat, your perfect table is waiting. Learn More

  • Bring the running shoes, the yoga pants, and the workout gear, no matter what your level of fitness is or your sport of choice, you can enjoy a great active time in the “River City by the Sea.”
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    Stick to Your Workout Plan in Jax

    Bring the running shoes, the yoga pants, and the workout gear, no matter what your level of fitness is or your sport of choice, you can enjoy a great active time in the “River City by the Sea.” Learn More

  • Jacksonville is the perfect spot to try a whole new Florida family vacation!

    Extend Your Stay, bring the Fam!

    Jacksonville is the perfect spot to try a whole new Florida family vacation! Learn More

In The Meetings Section

  • Familiarization Trips

    Familiarization Trips

    Get to know Jacksonville on a Familiarization Trip! See first-hand why Jacksonville is the perfect place for your next meeting. Find out if you qualify for a trip to Jax.


  • Convention Center

    Convention Center

    Jacksonville’s Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center blends state-of-the-art technology with the grandeur of the historic former train terminal. Just a short drive from the airport and convenient to nearby hotels, the convention center offers more than 275,000 gross square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor space.


  • Meet the Team

    Meet the Team

    When you work with Visit Jacksonville, you'll have our on-the-ground partners to help make your next meeting or an event a success. Learn more about our team and how we can help!


  • Meetings Facilities

    Meetings Facilities

    Choose from a variety of Jacksonville facilities for your next meeting or event. Many of our facilities include flexible indoor and outdoor space plus state-of-the-art technology capabilities.


  • Online RFP

    Online RFP

    If you are interested in holding your next meeting or event in Jacksonville, Florida, then please upload your RFP or fill out our online RFP form.


  • Offers and Deals

    Offers and Deals

    We've got special offers and deals just for meeting and event planners. Visit our offers and deals page to see just how much great value Visit Jacksonville will provide.


  • Convention Planning Services

    Convention Planning Services

    Consider the Visit Jacksonville Services Team as your destination experts. We have connections to all the resources you’ll need to make your meeting or convention a big success.


  • Transportation

    Transportation

    Getting to Jacksonville is easy. Travelers love the more than 30 non-stop flights to the Jacksonville International Airport and our network of convenient and accessible interstates for getting around town.


  • Bring it Home!

    Bring it Home!

    “Bring It Home, Jax” aims to engage our community partners and leaders to use their influence and affiliations to bring more meetings and conferences to Jacksonville.





Book Your Meeting or Convention in Jacksonville

Jacksonville is ready to welcome groups of 10 or 10,000!

Looking for an unforgettable event destination? Jacksonville, Florida is the perfect setting for your next meeting or convention. Visitors love our riverfront downtown, vibrant local culture, miles of white sand beaches, access to nature and wildlife, and world-class golf,  shopping, and dining.

Visit Jacksonville and its partners offer incredible value. Take advantage of our Value Season from June through December to realize great offers such as free convention center space, discounted room rates, and much more! Check out our available meeting planning deals. Review our Convention Sales Flyer for a brief destination overview. 

To see the destination as an attendee would, take advantage of one of our Familiarization Trips offered throughout the year. 

Submit Your Online RFP Today! 


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  • Beautiful city. Excellent support from highly professional staff at the CVB and hotel. Very ?on top of it? CVB staff. Did an excellent job and made it very easy for me to select hotel and plan activities. Thanks!”~Stanley Galloway, USS Yosemite Association

  • Because of your efforts, we are in a much better position to negotiation with our vendors who share our goals and objectives.”~Ann Koralewski, Meeting Planner, Div. of Continuing Education, University of Florida

  • If you want to have a meeting in a city that really understands the importance of creating a partnership Jacksonville is the place. AECT has held two National Conventions with 1000 attendees each time and the ratings were extremely high. The airport is accessible from many major hubs and the transportation to the Hyatt Regency-Riverfront was easy and quick. This city and the Visit Jacksonville group know how to make meetings successful. They get what it means to form a partnership!”~Phillip Harris Ed.D., Executive Director, AECT

  • We loved everything about Jacksonville! Our survey ratings from participants were the highest we have seen in years! Thank you.”~Dana Erickson, Walden University

  • The owners are thrilled with how the meeting went, and they loved Jacksonville. Nothing they would change. The Hyatt went out of their way to smile and be helpful. Jacksonville is fabulous, it was great to be on the river. All of the contractors were very happy with the venue and meeting. I want to put Jacksonville in our meeting rotation!”~Kate Schifle, Director of Seminar Management for National Comfort Institute


The Visit Jacksonville Blog

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    Fireworks, fishing, festivals and fun abound this July in Jacksonville.

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    June in Jax is action packed. With the heartpumping speeds of powerboats zipping along the mighty St. Johns at the P1 Jacksonville Grand Prix and the aerial acrobatics performed by daring skateboarders in honor of Go Skate Day, there’s plenty of excitement to go around.

  • Jacksonville Tripworthy Events: May

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    There are plenty of reasons to visit Jacksonville in May. The weather is warm, the ocean is inviting, the flowers are in bloom, and the farm-to-table restaurants are getting ready to change their seasonal menus from Spring to Summer.

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    It’s no secret we love beer here in Jacksonville. With eight local breweries all part of the Jax Ale Trail, Jacksonville is one of Florida’s best spots to grab a pint (or two).

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    March 02, 2015 12:21 pm EST

    Two of the greatest things about Jacksonville? Our weather and our food.

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    I hear it all the time. "We're coming to Jacksonville, staying at the beach, at a nice hotel with a fancy swimming pool, because the kids are out of school and wondered what else can we do with our kids?"

  • It’s All About “Sport Fishing”

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    July was, and August will be too..... Teeth Month, aboard Capt Dave's Jettywolf. From Barracuda's to Sharks, it's all about "Sport Fishing" for the BIG ONES!

  • Summer Fishing

    July 10, 2014 3:31 pm EDT

    Hello Anglers! Summer has been here for quit a while in N.E. Florida. Most of you don't really care what month the calendar says. As a fisherman, I call it summer when the Spanish Mackerel show up at the inlet. And that happened back in May!

  • Redfish are Biting!

    May 29, 2014 5:01 pm EDT

    Hello Folks, Captain Dave Sipler here.....I'm going to tell you all about Jacksonville's fishing opportunities every month for the next six months.

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  • Don’t Miss Jacksonville’s Spring Line-Up of Festivals

    March 27, 2015 1:22 pm EDT

    Whether you’re looking for a family friendly spring-break destination, or the ideal spot for a quick fun getaway, Jacksonville has the perfect mix of Florida Flair, Southern Hospitality, and exciting festivals to put a spring in your step this new season!

  • I RUN this city

    March 10, 2015 1:22 pm EDT

    Running. You either love it or you hate it, but sometimes you hate a little less and get the inspiration you need from a city and its running paths.

  • Top 5 Romantic Things to do In Jacksonville

    February 06, 2015 7:01 pm EST

    Every day can be Valentine's Day, create your perfect romantic getaway to Jacksonville, the “River City by the Sea.” Whether you’re looking for romantic strolls on the beach, candlelit dinners, or an eco-adventure for two, couples can craft a picture-perfect time together in Jax!

  • Five Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Jax

    October 20, 2014 10:17 am EDT

    Unless you’re an expert on our fine city (and who knows, you might be - it is pretty awesome here) here are some things you probably didn’t know about Jacksonville, Florida.

  • 6 Tips when planning your kid-friendly vacation

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    Planning a getaway with your fam? Be sure you are prepared prior to departure!

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    September 12, 2014 3:08 pm EDT

    Jacksonville boasts plenty of delicious farmers markets. So get out there and support your local farms with this guide to regional markets.

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    September 12, 2014 2:49 pm EDT

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  • Coffee Shop Review – Bold Bean Coffee Roasters

    July 10, 2014 4:55 pm EDT

    Out with the old, in with the bold! Bold Bean Coffee Roasters has just opened its second location in South Jacksonville Beach, ironically where the old Starbucks was located. Bold Bean specializes in handmade, single-origin coffee, espresso beverages, craft beer and a community-orientated atmosphere.

  • Top Ten Romantic Restaurants in Jacksonville

    June 10, 2014 5:31 pm EDT

    What makes a restaurant romantic? If you’re not sure, you probably ought to ask someone female. When I asked my husband for his suggestions for this article, he said, “Is Guzzle Pipes and Gutty Works open yet?” Having an excellent beer list is not usually high on the list of most women’s romance requirements.

  • Locally Brewed Beers Perfect for The Summer

    June 02, 2014 12:02 pm EDT

    We all love a nice summer night with friends and a cool beer in our hand. This list will be your locally-brewed beer guide for the summer, no matter the occasion.

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  • Booming in Jacksonville

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  • Greetings from Riverside’s Historic B&B

    April 09, 2015 3:47 pm EDT

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  • Holiday Festivals Surrounded by History

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