by Brendan M. Lynch | February 01, 2007


Do you enlist a
convention and visitors
bureau for help in
planning your meetings?

“We have in the past for conventions in Orlando and New Orleans. They were superb.”

Norlyn Aitcheson, CMP
Manager, U.S. Events and Motivation
Avon Products Inc.
New York, N.Y.

“Yes. CVB personnel are usually very well connected and able to assist you by matching the meeting space needed with the right venue.”

Maria Deibert
Corporate Meeting Planner
Taco Cabana
San Antonio, Texas

“We use a CVB when we’ve never held a conference in that particular city. They’re a fantastic reference point to expedite venue requests on our behalf and other services such as transportation requirements and registration. Most services are free.”

Francine Miller, CMP
Events Manager
The Canadian Institute
Toronto, Ontario

“Yes we do. We try to use them for our registration and door-monitor staffing needs.”

Sheila Denton-Alonzo, CMP
Meeting Planner
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Kansas City, Mo.