Bring it Home!
Recruit your groups and conventions to hold future meetings right here!
Each year, associations, corporations, government agencies and industry trade groups hold multiple meetings and conferences. Let’s bring those meetings right here into our own backyard and show the attendees why Jacksonville is such a great city in which to live, work and play. “Bring It Home, Jax” is your chance to recruit the groups and conventions you are involved with to hold their future meetings right here in Jacksonville.
Here's how we can help you to host meetings right here in your hometown:
- Visit Jacksonvile will be your advocate by contacting your national headquarters or corporate offices to let them know we are interested in hosting a future event.
- As destination experts, we will review hotel and venue availability, find you reliable suppliers around the city, facilitate booking meeting space and hotel accommodations, and handle offsite venue bids.
- We will coordinate site visits between your organization's decision maker and local meeting venues and hotels.
- We will help close the business by presenting to board of directors, key decision makers, and site selection committees.
- Our in-house Convention Services team will assist you in the planning phase of your meeting. We can help with details such as transportation to offsite venues, restaurant reservations, and more.
Call our dedicated team today to learn how we can make this process simple and make you the hero when you host your meeting in Jax.
Send an email or call us today at (904) 421-9174.
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
Can't think of a thing to do better. This was the easiest way to find a hotel. The whole experience was wonderful.”~Susan Webber, Girls Soccer Team
You guys were so very helpful ... one stop shopping made my work easier. I have never worked with a CVB that offered as much or was as attentive.”~Grace Taylor, CMC Recycling (Commercial Metals Company)
"With such a vast array of activities and sites, Jacksonville is a fantastic destination to explore."”~Patrice Raplee, Oct. 26, 2010
I wish all CVBs treated us as well Visit Jacksonville - so helpful and proactive. You are certainly a credit to the people and businesses of Jacksonville. I appreciate your hard work on our behalf so much. Thank you again, until the next time we are in Jacksonville.”~Marc Bostrom, Campus Crusade for Christ
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