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

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

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

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

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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  • 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

  • The Prime Osborn Convention Center is charming, the city is beautiful, and our group had nothing but highest praise for their experience there. To say that a miracle occurred from the time of the flood to the start of our conference is not a stretch, and the ‘Visit Jacksonville’ representatives were a huge part of that miracle. We could not have done this without them. Thank you-thank you-thank you!!!”~AAPC June 2010-Melanie Mestas, Conference Director

  • The timeliness and response to our request to find cost-effective rooms for the group was excellent.”~Jim Goodell, French Boys Choir

  • We all loved the area, it was beautiful and interesting and we are planning on coming back.”~Ellie O'Neill, Diamond Tours

  • This missive comes to express the lasting impressions we left Jacksonville with. My colleagues and I enjoyed the beauty of the city and the outstanding job Glenda Washington with your organization did in hosting our group.”~Church of God in Christ 2010 Bishop’s Conference-Bishop Floyd E. Perry


Local Experts | All Blogs

  • Captain Dave Sipler
  • Denise M. Reagan
  • Gary Sass
  • First Coast Magazine
  • Jacksonville Moms Blog
Blogs by Captain Dave Sipler
  • It’s All About “Sport Fishing”

    August 05, 2014 1:58 pm EDT

    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.

Blogs by Denise M. Reagan
  • ‘Project Atrium’ Photographer Focuses on Details

    December 12, 2014 4:18 pm EST

    Angela Strassheim creates images that are more like paintings than photographs. “I don’t take pictures. I make photographs,” Strassheim said. “Everything in a photograph is there because I decided it would be there.”

  • Catalogue Helps Visitors Get Behind ‘Get Real’

    October 22, 2014 12:32 pm EDT

    Artists have been working in the realist style for centuries. In this age of technology, what would inspire contemporary painters to embark on the painstaking process of creating art in this style?

  • A Declaration of Independent Theater

    October 16, 2014 1:45 pm EDT

    A small theater in the heart of the Five Points neighborhood has made a big impact on Jacksonville’s movie tastes.

  • The Art of the Brain

    September 30, 2014 12:05 pm EDT

    MOCA Jacksonville ‘Project Atrium’ artist explores the mind’s circuitry in a monumental textile installation

  • Art Walks All the Time

    September 22, 2014 2:05 pm EDT

    Pick a day and a neighborhood and you’ll find a place to absorb local art.

Blogs by Gary Sass
  • Holiday Festivals surrounded by History

    December 01, 2014 11:47 am EST

    The local historical societies celebrate the holidays and offer fun activities. It is also a chance to buy unique gifts for the lovers of history.

  • His-tor-ee That’s Free

    November 05, 2014 3:12 pm EST

    We call it the “First Coast”, home of the first European settlements and a region steeped in history. Read on for a brief description of some of our local museums and sites which are free or have a nominal fee.

  • Pioneers of Aviation – Still Flying High

    October 10, 2014 2:56 pm EDT

    The most spectacular annual air show is right here in Jacksonville.

  • Main production building - photo courtesy of Norman Studios

    Jacksonville in the Movies

    August 13, 2014 11:05 am EDT

    “On location in Jacksonville”, has been part of movie production history for over one hundred years. From the silent movie era to today’s modern films, it is entertaining to watch scenes with Jacksonville in the background.

  • Lifesaving Landmark at the Beach

    July 16, 2014 5:24 pm EDT

    Where can you find the best volunteer lifeguards in the world? Just go to Jacksonville Beach and look for the iconic white tower (a.k.a. “The Peg”) along the ocean. This is home for the American Red Cross Life Saving Corps.

Blogs by First Coast Magazine
  • Congaree and Penn- Rice Farm in Jacksonville

    January 22, 2015 10:05 am EST

    Scott Meyer operates the nation’s smallest rice farm. It’s the only one in Jacksonville. And he’s fairly certain it’s the only one in Florida.

  • Blue Sky Farms: Pioneers of Farming on the First Coast

    July 21, 2014 9:32 pm EDT

    Almost 100 years ago in a community rich with potato farming tradition, but light on technology, Danny Johns’ great-grandfather pioneered the first horseless farm in Hastings.

  • Belgian Endive Salad at Black Sheep

    July 21, 2014 9:30 pm EDT

    Summer is a season for light eating. Dining out, it can be a challenge to find dishes that are both refreshing and satisfying.

  • Three F(x) Ice cream and waffles

    July 21, 2014 9:23 pm EDT

    A dark-haired boy jumps up and down at the ice cream counter as his mother places the order. Then he presses his face against the glass shield, watching the employee twirl sweet milk on a frozen stainless steel plate.

  • WIDE WORLD OF WINE- Pairing Wines with Ethnic Cuisine

    July 21, 2014 9:18 pm EDT

    Intrepid food adventurers or those far from the tastes of home find challenge when selecting a wine to accompany ethnic flavors.

Blogs by Jacksonville Moms Blog
  • Explore Our Forts of the First Coast

    January 15, 2015 11:58 am EST

    Are you looking for places you can take your kids that you don’t need to constantly say “no, no…don’t do that, don’t climb on that, don’t go over there, don’t touch that… don’t, don’t, don’t…”? Would you rather say… “What’s under there? Can you you climb this? What does that feel like? Can you guess what that does?”

  • Mom’s Guide to Jacksonville’s Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails

    November 18, 2014 8:55 am EST

    Have I mentioned that I love the fall? Yes, I think I have! Besides all the fun activities like visiting pumpkin patches and enjoying great family traditions, the beautiful weather in the fall makes it the perfect time of year to enjoy many outdoor activities that can be limited by the heat and humidity of our Florida summers.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Events in Jacksonville 2014

    November 15, 2014 10:33 am EST

    There is always something exciting to see and do in Jacksonville and the holidays are no exception!

  • Kid-Friendly Activities and Eats: The Beaches

    November 02, 2014 11:30 am EST

    I thought I would start dissecting our little (HUGE really) city by areas and talk about some fun, kid-friendly places to go and eat! Since I am a beach newbie, I have decided to start there. We have been exploring the area over the past few months and finding tons of great places. Everyone comes to the beach at one time or another, so I hope this will be helpful!

  • Top Five Favorite Running Destinations in Jacksonville

    November 01, 2014 10:41 am EDT

    It’s that time of year again! Time to get off the treadmills, skip the gym and get outdoors to run and enjoy the cooling fall temps. Fortunately for us, Jacksonville is a city of many different scenic landscapes, from the St. John’s River to the beautiful Atlantic Coast, so you will never get bored on your runs.


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