CVB Services

The CVB would like to assist you in finding the perfect fit for your next conference, meeting or special event. You can count on our partnership to ensure that your group’s experience is a memorable one. To enhance your next event the following services are offered free of charge.

Conventions, Meetings & Events

  • Request for Proposal: The CVB is your “one stop shop” for negotiating hotel rates, convention and meeting space rates and catering services. Please contact sales@visitvisalia.org or submit your RFP today!
  • Personalized Itineraries and Custom Tours – The CVB will assist in planning, organizing and negotiating special group packages. Let us help you create and distribute custom itineraries for conference or event attendees
  • Partner Coupon Program- Provide attendees with coupon listings for local partners
  • Welcome Signage – Welcome your guests with customized posters at event partner locations
  • Opening Ceremony Welcome – Given by a local dignitary (may be requested)
  • Customized Concierge Service – Provide hospitality/information booth at hotel or convention center welcoming attendees to Visalia
  • Tracking Reports – Provided to event planners for more accurate tracking of hotel nights and attendance (if CVB Housing Program used).
  • City Maps & Restaurant Guide -Visalia maps with points of interest for your event
  • News Releases-Prepare and distribute news releases to local and regional media
  • Meal and Entertainment Functions – Assist in the development of special events and functions at our attractions or local venues.
  • Spouse/Children Activities – Assist in program development and coordination for off-site and/or spouse activities through the duration of the conference, convention or meeting
  • Welcome Bags-Provide local collateral for attendees in welcome bags
  • Airport Welcome and Transportation: Host designated welcome area for your group

Group Tours

  • Accommodations Assistance
  • Step-on Guides/Escorted Motorcoach – Develop and coordinate tours of attractions and the area; step-on guides available for select itineraries
  • Coordination of Transportation – After receiving your itinerary, the staff can coordinate transportation between hotels and off-site functions
  • Meal and Entertainment Functions – Assist in the development of special events and functions at our attractions or local venues
  • Planning and Site Selection- Conduct familiarization tours for agents/group travel leaders
  • Customized Tour Itineraries- Develop and prepare custom itineraries for group functions/individual travel
  • Welcome Reception- Plan a welcome reception with local hosts to kick-off your visit to Visalia (upon request)
  • Promotional Material-Provide material to prospective clients to assist with tour sales
  • Group Discounts- Provide access to any/all group discounts through local partners

Marketing and Media

  • Customized Itinerary Planning- Create and distribute custom itineraries
  • Internet Communication- Assistance in launching social media campaigns for partners/booked conventions/meetings
  • News Releases-Prepare and distribute news releases to local and regional media