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The Visit Charlotte/CRVA Advantage

It is simple - we know Charlotte. Whether you are planning a large convention, a small meeting or a trade show, the Visit Charlotte/CRVA team will help make your job easier.
World of Asphalt welcome signage on the front of the Charlotte Convention Center.  Signage like this can be arranged for your event through the Convention Services team at Visit Charlotte.
World of Asphalt welcome signage on the front of the Charlotte Convention Center. Signage like this can be arranged for your event through the Convention Services team at Visit Charlotte.

Once you’ve selected Charlotte as the destination for your next meeting, the Visit Charlotte Convention Services Team will be there to help through all phases of your event: from the earliest stages of event promotion to the departure of the last attendee.  The Visit Charlotte Convention Services Team is an extension of your planning team, located on the ground in Charlotte.

Knowledge of Local Planning Expert

Looking for the right spot to hold a reception?  Need a local vendor to provide a specialized service?  Our team will connect you with the right people.  From an event space that can be customized to fit your needs to VIP transportation, we've got the connections to make your job easier. 

Want to know if there is a signature Charlotte event that will be of interest to your attendees?  Our team has you covered.  Not only can we provide you with a calendar of events during your meeting, but we can connect you with the right people to incorporate this event into your itinerary. From parades to rooftop parties, our team can make it happen for your group. 

Attendance Building

There are a variety of materials available to help create awareness and build excitement and attendance for your Charlotte event:

  • “Charlotte’s Official Visitor Guide” which is a magazine offering detailed information on the Charlotte region.
  • Save the Date postcards featuring amazing Charlotte photography customized with your event dates and logo
  • “Fun Things to Do in Charlotte” promotional piece
  • City Maps
  • Brochures for local attractions
  • We can assist you in creating enticing copy for your promotional materials
  • Access to our online photo library of Charlotte pictures for use in your event's marketing materials

Voluntourism

Considering adding a voluntourism component to your next event.  This growing trend of voluntourism provides convention/meeting attendees and opportunity for team building while helping the local community.  The Convention Services team will help you identify a local non-profit that fits with the goals and ideals of your group.  If desired, our PR department can aid in putting together a press release highlighting the efforts of your convention. Read more about our Voluntourism program here.  

During the Event

We can assist with welcome ribbons or banners, airport welcome, information tables at either the headquarter hotel or the convention center, VIP airport transportation and VIP gifts.

Additional services for larger groups might include companion or family trips, transportation arrangement, and event services.