Why Meet In Jacksonville?
Location: Perfectly positioned along the Atlantic Coast in Northeast Florida, Jacksonville is the ideal site for your next convention or meeting, whatever the season! Two major interstates, I-95 and I-10, convene in Jacksonville making us an easy drive away from key destination in the Northeast, South and Southwest. For those flying in, Jacksonville’s International Airport has more than 100 daily departures to all major destinations in the U.S.
Capacity: Jacksonville is home to over 200 hotels and resorts with close to 18,000 rooms, giving planners the unique opportunity to choose from oceanfront boutique resorts, modern suburban hotels and elegant riverfront accommodations as they plan their stay. And when it comes to booking a venue, from our remarkable Prime Osborn Convention Center, to our modern and award winning Sports Complex, Jacksonville has the right setting and infrastructure for groups of 10 or 10,000.
Value: Jacksonville is Florida’s most affordable meetings destination, a place to gather, get business done, and get a return on experience well worth the investment. Take advantage of our value season from June through December to recieve great offers such as free convention center space, discounted room rates, and much more!
Recreation: Jacksonville is a young and vibrant city with so much to do! Named a top 25 city for the arts in the nation, you can really see the city’s culture in its beautiful museums, great galleries, the local art walks and the murals all over town. Jacksonville’s dining and nightlife scene are active and fun with nightly live music at The Elbow in Downtown Jacksonville and tours of the eight local craft breweries on the Jax Ale Trail. Hip, young, active and green, that is what Jacksonville is all about and what makes the experience on the “River City by the Sea” worth the investment.
Service: Visit Jacksonville’s experienced Services Team works with over 400 groups annually to plan, promote and execute their meetings, conventions and events in our exciting city. They can provided services such as, cutomized micro-sites, group welcomes, media assistance, pre-promotional site visits and more!
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