• Bring It Home! JAX

  • Jacksonville is a natural water wonderland with over 21 miles of beaches and over 3 miles of Downtown riverfront public spaces
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  • “Bring It Home, Jax” aims to engage community partners and leaders to use their influence to bring more meetings to Jacksonville.
    Jacksonville Beach

    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.

  • 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.

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

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    Extend Your Stay, bring the Fam!

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  • 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


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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  • 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



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Eco-Shrimping Tour

Amelia River Cruises

An interactive exploration of the St. Marys River Basin, our guests will be coached on the operation of an Otter Trawl shrimp net. Historically developed in Fernandina, this net is similar to the nets used by the commercial shrimp industry today. Deploying and retrieving the net is part of the hands-on experience. The catch will then be displayed in an on-board aquarium and each of the creatures will be identified and released back into the wild. We continue to explore the backwaters and tidal creeks that make up this estuary before returning to historic Fernandina Beach.

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  • Saturday, August 29, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Cumberland Island Tour

    One of our most popular tours, this excursion offers an extensive and rich history of Amelia and Cumberland Island with views of wildlife along the way. We cruise by…

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  • Saturday, August 29, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Beach Creek Tour

    2:30 pm, 7 days per week This afternoon tour is a nice blend of history and nature, including a trip up Beach Creek with a beautiful view of the salt marshes and bird…

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  • Saturday, August 29, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Adult Twilight “BYOB” Cruise

    Departure time varies seasonally*, Thursday through Saturday This sunset cruise is designed especially for adults and is one of the finest ways to end the day or begin…

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  • Saturday, August 29, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Family Friendly Sunset Cruise

    7 days per week This tour offers a relaxing way for the whole family to take in Florida’s first sunset and hear an abbreviated history of the area. Reservations are…

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  • Saturday, August 29, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    San Antonio Scorpions vs Jacksonville Armada

    For more information, please visit: www.armadafc.com

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  • Saturday, August 29, 2015
    Visit Jacksonville

    Planter’s House Tours at the Kingsley Plantation

    Ranger guided tours are available Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 and 3:00. House tours are limited to 12 people by reservation only. Call (904) 251-3537 for more details or…

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  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
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    Harvey

    Elwood P. Dowd is a delightfully eccentric bachelor living in a small town that isn’t quite aware that its newest citizen is a 6’3” white (invisible to some) rabbit…

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  • Thursday, August 13, 2015
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    Harvey

    Elwood P. Dowd is a delightfully eccentric bachelor living in a small town that isn’t quite aware that its newest citizen is a 6’3” white (invisible to some) rabbit…

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  • Friday, August 14, 2015
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    Harvey

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    Need one last trip to finish out your summer? Not ready to send the kids back to school yet? Well Summer is going strong in Jacksonville, and August is the perfect time for one last hurrah!

  • Celebrate the Shark in Jax

    July 05, 2015 1:44 pm EDT

    Apex predators, misunderstood sea creatures, oversized fish – the shark gets called a lot of things these days, but one thing is for sure, people are fascinated by them.

  • July Trip Worthy Events

    June 28, 2015 10:32 am EDT

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    June 04, 2015 2:53 pm EDT

    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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    When you think of a pink bird, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? For most people, it would be a flamingo. The flamingo is a very beautiful (and very pink) bird, but it is not a local species to say the least. Lucky for us, we have our own species of pink bird wading in our North Florida waters!

  • Fort Clinch Offers ‘Step into the Past,’ Great Eco-Adventure

    May 29, 2014 4:56 pm EDT

    “What a strange looking bird!” exclaimed the bearded man as we looked up at the helicopter flying overhead. It was a beautiful day in July and we were standing outside. I was wearing a sundress that came down to my knees and he was decked out in a woolen long-sleeved uniform. In JULY… In Florida. This was right after he called me a “jezebel,” no less.

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  • Booming in Jacksonville

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  • Greetings from Riverside’s Historic B&B

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  • Holiday Festivals Surrounded by History

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  • Maritime Museum Jacksonville

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