Convention Services


From the planning to the departure of your last attendee, Visit Tampa Bay makes it easy to claim Tampa Bay for your next meeting. Once you’ve decided to take over Tampa Bay for your next meeting or convention, the Convention Services Department will assist you throughout all phases of planning and executing your meeting. Your Convention Services Contact will be there for you, from the earliest planning to the departure of the last delegate!



We are able to help you find the perfect restaurant for your board dinner – just ask! Where can you place your evening event? Ask Visit Tampa Bay! What’s the weather like in May? We know! How far is the airport? We can tell you! What local events coincide with your meeting? We will find out! Everything you need to know for your takeover is just a phone call or e-mail away.



Visit Tampa Bay offers a wide variety of materials and publications to help drive attendance for your upcoming meeting in Tampa Bay. The official destination guide is a lifestyle magazine that offers visitors plenty of information on ways to unlock Tampa Bay. We have map brochures and even a customizable save-the-date piece. And for your meeting website – a great, fast-moving promotional video is available for you to use. Learn more about pre-promotion guidelines and unlock more details on promoting your meeting!



Visit Tampa Bay’s Services staff members can assist in setting aside a morning or afternoon during your agenda for attendees to participate in a planned project for a local charity. Need something quicker? We can suggest local non-profits to work with in collecting goods or making a donation. No matter what the scale – we will assist you in finding a local project that aligns with the mission and vision of your organization. Unlock more.


Visitor Experiences

When your attendees come to Tampa for their meeting they are also coming to experience this amazing destination!  From exciting nightlife to a delightful dining scene to a welcoming LBGT Community, Tampa Bay has it all!



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