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Sourcing Options for Planners

You can send RFPs to a wide variety of venues and suppliers through the Cvent Supplier Network completely at no cost. Select one of the options below to learn more about their unique offerings.

Convention
Centers

Convention Centers

  • Traditionally larger spaces
  • Geared towards tradeshows and city wide expositions

Convention centers typically offer the most meeting and exhibition space and are ideal spaces for large-scale events and tradeshows. They boast convenient locations and are well equipped in terms of parking, business services and size to accommodate city wide conventions and similar expositions.

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Conference
Centers

Conference Centers

  • Modern technology offerings
  • Geared toward small to mid-sized meetings

Well suited for conferences and professional meetings, conference centers provide state-of-the-art audio-visual and technological capabilities in moderately-sized spaces. Search multiple conference centers within a meeting destination in order to find the one with the right space and services to make your event a success.

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CVBs

Convention & Visitors Bureaus

  • Destination and hospitality experts
  • Provide complimentary venue and area recommendations to meeting planners

Convention & Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) serve as one of the best first points of contact for meeting and event planners who need help identifying the ideal venue for their event. With insider knowledge of meeting venues, local attractions and dining options in their area, CVBs can assist planners with all aspects of the event planning process including site selection, site visits, contract negotiation, city tours, event marketing, and much more. And, perhaps the best part is, CVBs offer all of these services to planners free of charge.

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Hotels

Hotels

  • Unique quality and experiences per brand
  • Equipped for meetings of any size

Hotels are often the venue of choice for meeting planners who need a smaller space that rivals larger convention and conference centers in quality and experience. From global chains to independent properties, the Cvent Supplier Network places hotels across the globe at your fingertips.

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Special Event
Venues

Special Event Venues

  • Distinctive event space offerings
  • Flexibility in hours and pricing

If you're open to fresh, non-traditional venues for your next event, search no further. Use the Special Event Venue tab to sort out these spaces within a particular market and find the next niche location - perhaps a football stadium, museum, or movie theatre; the options are endless.

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Restaurants

Restaurants

  • Diverse food options
  • Private locations for smaller meetings

If there's one thing that is constant in the meetings industry, it's food. Attendees love the ambiance and flexibility of restaurants with private dining rooms, all of which can be found on the Cvent Supplier Network. For quick questions, you can send a simple request for information (RFI) to them within the system.

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Services

Services

  • 9 types of service providers
  • Compare bids to find great deals

Planners know that the key to a successful meeting lies in the details. Through the Cvent Supplier Network you can easily send RFPs to the companies that will help you iron out all of the particulars, including audio visual, printing, d├ęcor, caterers, and more

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