• 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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Feedback

  • 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

  • We would like to thank you for all of your help and support for our conference. The feedback to date has been overwhelmingly positive. We had a great conference and we couldn?t have done it without you.”~Sandy Sue, Brookfield Real Estate Services

  • A thank you for the fabulous gift in my room today! A wonderful surprise at the end of my day! I am so excited to bring one of my groups to Jacksonville. I love this destination and hope to bring my other groups here as well.”~Pam Soules, Winmark Corporation

  • 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

  • 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.,


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