Meetings and Groups

Host Your Meeting or Event in Gainesville

Services of the Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau:

  • Recruits and retains larger scale events, tournaments, and conferences through negotiation of host fees, rental venues, shuttle services, and promotional activities. The CVB is directly involved with more than 40 events annually!
  • Heavily promotes Gainesville in 12 major print publications, digital and social media campaigns, website, and on-site presence at prominent events and public opportunities.
  • Creates and continues tourism product development projects including updating and distributing thousands of visitors guides across the state, maintaining, developing digital/print self-guided tours, offering ambassador programs to frontline hospitality workers, creating state/regional trail maps, and welcoming visitors with helpful information and fun promotional items!

Gainesville offers over 100,000 square feet in meeting and conference space options and has facilities suited for any size group. The newly renovated Gainesville Civic Center offers a 6,000 square foot ballroom with original wood floors and is perfect for larger events. The Gainesville CVB can offer assistance with your planning and meeting needs.

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Robyn Lynch
Tourism Director 770-297-5499
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Regina Ingebrigtsen
CVB Sales & Marketing Manager 770-531-2664
Lauren Shubert
Welcome Center Manager 770-297-5477

Need a place to stay?

Rest easy in one of the hundreds of lodging options including full service to cozy comfortable accommodations. The Gainesville CVB is happy to find that perfect place to lay your head.

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