The CVB Facts

Convention bureaus have one basic problem: Many corporate planners aren't sure what they do. Here are some common misconceptions — followed by the facts — provided by the Destination Marketing Association International.

MISCONCEPTION: CVBs only book hotel rooms and convention space.

FACT: They can introduce meeting planners to a range of services in a city — from restaurants to rental cars.

MISCONCEPTION: CVBs own or run the convention center in a

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