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About | Galveston Island CVB

As the official marketing organization for Galveston Island, the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau (GICVB) works to promote the region to travelers and event planners all over the world. As a non-profit government agency, the GICVB is proud to be accredited by the Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI). Ranging from marketing and public relations to special events management, our award-winning staff is passionate about promoting Galveston and pleased to share everything this great region can offer.
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CVB Services | Galveston Island CVB

Once you decide to host your event on Galveston Island, our commitment to you has just begun. Our professional Services staff is committed to ensuring your meeting is smooth and memorable. From pre-planning to post-event, let us help you handle the details with the perfect blend of professionalism and warm hospitality. As our way of saying thanks for choosing Galveston Island, all of these extras are included when you plan your meeting with the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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CVB Services

Establishes itinerary for planner: Always
Provides airfare to destination site: Based on Size
Confirms hotel appointments and accommodations, and arranges for on-site transportation: Always
Accompanies planner on hotel and destination venue site visits: Always
Provides recommendations to planner and sends leads to CVB members providing group related services: destination management companies (DMCs), transportation companies, restaurants, golf courses, other meeting related service providers: Based on Size
Exhibitor programs: familiarization trips, education, sites for ICW: Based on Size
Local contacts: political, education, industry: Always
Connections for social responsibility projects: Always
Connections to local media: Always
Maps and general destination information: Always
Small logoed promotional items: Always
Customized landing page or link on destination website: Based on Size
Destination video: Always
Assist with sponsorship from local companies that partner with groups for exposure during the meeting: Based on Size
Destination representative to promote next year's meeting: Based on Size
Destination materials to promote next year's meeting: Always
Registration support: Based on Size
Meet and greet services: Based on Size
Welcome desk/hospitality: Based on Size
Local signage and banners: airport, downtown, etc.: N/A

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The CVB represents the Convention Center: www.galvestonislandconventioncenter.com
Speaking Of Galveston ...

"We looked at many cities in Texas to host our annual spring conference. After receiving proposals from various areas, we were very impressed with the way the hotels, convention center, and city organizations in Galveston all worked as a team to make sure our conference needs were met. This same team spirit was shown throughout our stay. Hands-on staff members were always available and quickly responded to any adjustments we had with our schedules, meeting room changes, and hotel room assignments. The convention center also provided an excellent assortment of fruit, pastries, bagels, juice, and coffee each morning that outclassed catering from previous conferences we’ve had in other facilities. For three days we enjoyed the smoothest and most seamless conference event I have been involved with as part of the Commission.”

John House Director of Marketing & Training Texas Veterans Commission