• Bring It Home! JAX

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

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


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 that you attend. 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.

To get started, use the form below to submit your contact info and group name. Then we will get in touch!

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.

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  • Attendees were thrilled with Jacksonville. Many people were quoted as saying that it was the most successful conference in its 19 years and that they would absolutely return to Jacksonville.”~Shaun Barker, Assistant to Director, Shingo Prize Conference

  • I appreciate all the work you did on the front end to deal with questions regarding the need of our members who have disabilities. I was surprised to have welcome package waiting at the Omni when I arrived. Thanks so much for everything.”~Michele Rusin, American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology, Inc.,

  • 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

  • Visit Jacksonville has provided numerous services in planning in this wonderful city - definitely a world class CVB.”~Ceci Shirley, Aviation Accreditation Board International

  • On behalf of the U.S. Twirling Association, we sincerely thank all of you at Visit Jacksonville for embracing the USTA and providing your assistance in many ways to help us host this International Event. Our attendees were very impressed with Jacksonville and definitely enjoyed their stay in the area. Many good memories, working relationships and friendships were made here. Let me know when you need an endorsement! ”~Sandi Wiemers, United States Twirling Association


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