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The Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau would like to assist you with your convention and event arrangements. Our Services Department is most willing to provide you with the following assistance when staying at a local hotel.

Pre-Convention Planning

The Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will provide information on facilities, attractions and assistance to help increase your attendance. We will prepare and submit formal bid proposals as well as contact hotels and meeting/event facilities to reserve the accommodations that meet your needs. Our sales representatives will take you on an inspection tour of Greensboro's facilities. We also have a multimedia presentation to help planners sell Greensboro to their group, and a Meeting Planners Guide that will prove to be a valuable organizing tool.

Program Assistance

The Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will assist you in locating resources regarding local caterers, florists, photographers, office equipment, promotional materials, souvenir ideas, security personnel and all your tradeshow and exhibit needs. We will help you plan spouse programs, sightseeing tours and children's activities. If you need guest speakers & entertainment the Convention & Visitors Bureau can help make this possible. Sample tour itineraries for pre and post conventions and events are listed in our Visitors Guide. We will assist with arranging a welcome address from city dignitaries and/or letters from the Mayor of Greensboro. Discount coupons may be available to some attractions.

Destination Literature

There are a wide variety of descriptive guides available, including the Official Greensboro Visitor & Dining Guide along with videos and DVDs showcasing area attractions. The number of complimentary guides and poly bags is based on hotel room usage. Additional quantities are available for a nominal fee.

Computerized Housing Bureau

The Housing Bureau is available to groups utilizing multiple properties. The Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will provide necessary information, and assist in designing a housing form. Each hotel holding a room block for your event confirms reservations. Please request Housing Bureau services at least six months in advance of your visit.

Registration Assistance

Registration equipment available for your use includes a cash box and poly bags. The Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will supply, free of charge, one registrar for four consecutive hours based on a minimum of 50 room nights. Registration personnel required in excess of normal free time will be billed accordingly.

Publicity & Promotion

We offer assistance to you in promoting your meeting or event. Contacts and lists of local, state and national media are available. Destination information is available for press purposes plus press releases, digital images, videos and DVDs. Local media interviews can also be arranged. Publicity and destination information is also available via the Internet.

For more information please contact Michelle Withrow, Services Manager, at 336-335-1599 today.

Please note: The above services are subject to change. The Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau reserves the right to make decisions pertaining to all commitments and services. Services should be requested at least one month in advance of your convention.