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Beaumont's got it all! Meeting planners from around the country are discovering why this friendly, welcoming city is the perfect destination for convention and sales events. Contact us today to find out how the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau can help make your event a winning success!

Michael Alsup, Beaumont Camera Club & GSCCC Camera Club Convention

"The Beaumont CVB Sales & Service Staff performed an outstanding job. We used the CVB for hotel contacts, help in designing our conference logo, presentation bags and banner. Freddie Willard and the staff worked with our committee to save us time and money; without their services, our convention would not have been successful. If someone asked about the CVB, I would not hesitate to send them there, for they are a wonderful group of people to work with."

Dale Dardeau, 2017 Convention Chair, South Central District Convention of the American Rose Society

All attendees were happy and complimentary of Beaumont’s hosting their convention. Having it well-planned and a good facility (Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaumont Plaza) contributed to the meeting’s success. The Beaumont CVB Staff were very cordial, efficient and very helpful.  The CVB helped us with promotions, publicity, goodie bags and name tags and all our meeting needs were met. I would recommend the Beaumont CVB Services to others because the CVB staff was helpful, knowledgeable and energetic.

Kerwin Stone, President, VVA Ch 292

"During three out of the last fifteen years, our local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America has had the pleasure of hosting meetings of the VVA Texas State Council, which consists of more than 35 chapters from all over the State of Texas.  On each occasion, we have worked with and through the CVB in arranging meeting facilities and room blocks in one of Beaumont’s large hotels.  CVB has assisted us with registration materials, such as name badges and welcome bags, and with other materials showing off attractions in our area.  Each of those Council meetings has been a huge success, and we look forward to working with CVB again the next time we host a meeting.  The CVB’s staff has been very caring and generous, and we appreciate their help!"

Alison Tate, President of Region 10 Catholic Youth Conference (RCYC)

"Beaumont is a great location with good hospitality. Rebecca was so helpful and the CVB staff was great as well. All were very professional, friendly and responsive. We utilized the Beaumont CVB for bids with properties and promotional amenities. The CVB saved us time and money by getting room block agreements and location meeting sites. I would recommend the CVB services to others and look forward to returning to Beaumont."

Vi Griffin, Grand Chapter of Texas Order of Eastern Star’s Annual Texas Grand Chapter Convention

"We were pleased with the outcome of our convention. Choosing Beaumont as host city and Ford Park Entertainment Complex with the two Convention Hotels made everything convenient. The Beaumont CVB helped us keep expenses manageable for our members and exceeded my expectations because I thought they only did name badges. We could not have done it without the CVB’s help! Rebecca guided us through the maze of planning a large event, pointed out areas we had not thought of and then helped us to come up with solutions. I would recommend the Beaumont CVB services to others. Thank you for making this one of the best conference sessions we have had!"

Joe Beck, Marine Corps League, Department of Texas

"The Beaumont Convention and Vistors Bureau saved us a lot of time. Their help with the hotel bidding process was great! The advice we received from the CVB staff was excellent which gave us time to work on other internal matters. I never worked with a better staff of people. They were all very knowledgeable and always willing to help. We got a lot of valuable information about planning a convention from the Beaumont CVB. The CVB also saved us money and the banner the CVB furnished was outstanding. I would recommend the Beaumont CVB services to others because the CVB made my job a great learning experience with a successful convention as the outcome."

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5 Tips for Smooth Registration at Your Next Meeting

Registration is the first point of contact with your meeting attendees and a smooth check-in process keeps excitement levels high and sets the tone for a great event. Straight from the Horse’s Mouth Create your registration form that requests ALL the information needed for Name Badges during your registration procedures. When the attendee provides their own contact details & any other…Continue Reading

Meetings: What They Are Saying

Making meetings  in Beaumont,Texas the best they can be is what the Beaumont CVB Sales & Service Team is all about. Our clients’ success is of utmost importance to us and nothing makes us happier than seeing them satisfied. But don't just take our word for it, look at what some of our clients are saying:   "During three out of the last fifteen…Continue Reading

Beaumont's Meeting Business Recovering Swiftly After Hurricane Harvey

While Beaumont dealt with two weeks of unprecedented flooding, damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, the City of Beaumont has bounced back and is quickly recovering; particularly as it relates to the meetings and convention business, per the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Convention Sales Team. Hurricane Harvey did have some immediate impact on conventions in…Continue Reading

Bring It to Beaumont!

Meetings Mean Business And we want You to Host A Meeting in Your Home Town Are you a member of any group that has district, regional, state or national overnight meetings?  Why not Bring it to Beaumont – Texas With A Little Something Extra? And the Beaumont CVB can help! If your business or industry has a convention or tradeshow -- Bring it Home to Beaumont! If your association has a…Continue Reading

Beaumont Cooks Up Great Conventions

Did you know that Beaumont has some home-grown delicacies that can help you to customize your convention so that your meeting in Beaumont is made-to-order? Here are three signature food concoctions to use when planning a great convention in Beaumont, Texas With A Little Something Extra. Signature Drink The “Beaumont Mary” is a cocktail the Beaumont CVB suggests to meeting planners to…Continue Reading

Getting to Know Us: Beaumont CVB Sales Team Edition

Need help in finding the perfect meeting location for your next convention while searching for a good deal for sleeping rooms for these meeting attendees? Look no further than the Beaumont CVB. By choosing to connect with the CVB’s Convention Sales Team, you have secured a valuable and complimentary partner to assist you in the meeting planning process. Want to know more? Read on to…Continue Reading

Got Youth? Beaumont Has You Covered

While sporting tournaments like softball, baseball, soccer and tennis are mainstays, Beaumont is a hot spot for youth meetings and events. It has become a huge draw for faith-based youth groups, in part because Beaumont delivers affordable accommodations, family-friendly attractions , and offers easy accessibility between venues, restaurants , hotels, churches, and other entertainment options that…Continue Reading

Play Ball! Beaumont Welcomes USA Softball of Texas

Beaumont welcomes USA Softball of Texas to the Beaumont Athletic Complex on May 26-28, 2017 for the 8 and Under Texas State Championship. “We’re excited to bring another State Championship to Beaumont,” says Linda George, USA Softball District 39 Commissioner. “We have players coming from all over Texas to participate in the tournament and with it being our 65th Anniversary…Continue Reading

Get Creative: 3 Ways to Make Your Reunion Unique

We know sometimes it can be stressful being the one in charge of helping put together a family or class reunion. So if you're looking for fresh ideas, look no further! Here are three ways for you to get creative and make your reunion unique, courtesy of the Beaumont CVB.  1) Plan a Scavenger Hunt Get outside and spice up your next get together with a scavenger hunt. Whether…Continue Reading

Beaumont Welcomes National Physique Committee

Beaumont welcomes the National Physique Committee to the Julie Rogers Theatre on Saturday, April 22, 2017 for the Southeast Texas Championship. “This is the second bodybuilding competition and fitness expo to hit Beaumont since 1996,” says Robin Fore, Chief Operations Officer for the Southeast Texas Championship. “This year, the Southeast Texas Championship is sanctioned as…Continue Reading

Meetings Yield Healthy Return on Investment for Beaumont

The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau will host its annual Hall of Fame Reception at MCM Eleganté Hotel & Conference Center in Beaumont on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  “This is our favorite time of the year,” says Dean Conwell, CDME, Executive Director for the Beaumont CVB. “It’s our chance to give back to our friends from…Continue Reading

Re-discover Beaumont with Free Motorcoach Tours

The Beaumont CVB invites locals to re-discover Beaumont with free motorcoach tours offered throughout the year. Tours are designed to help locals develop a new sense of pride and love for Beaumont by re-discovering everything the city has to offer.  2017 Beaumont Destination Training Schedule​ March 22 May 3 July 12 September 13 November 15 Click here to register online through…Continue Reading

100 Years of Helping in Southeast Texas: Lions Club

Believe it or not, there are many good deeds happening in the Beaumont area every single day.  From free eyeglasses and eye screenings to school mentors and support for Habitat for Humanity and the Wounded Warrior Program… members of the Lions Club are always busy helping others.  And while you’ve probably heard about the Lions Club you might not know about all they are…Continue Reading

Beaumont CVB Announces Winners for Holiday Social Media Contest

As the year comes to a close, we want to take a moment to say thanks to everyone who came to the Beaumont CVB’s Holiday Party . We appreciate all of our guests who wore hats to the party. Y'all made it fun! Click here to see photos from the party . Thanks to all of our clients, volunteers, board members, city & county dignitaries and all of our hospitality partners who attended this…Continue Reading

Join us for Hats Off to the Holidays!

It’s a holiday party like none other in the Beaumont area! “Hats off to the Holidays!” is a party for the community and a celebration of another successful year for the Beaumont CVB. It's also a creative way to engage people. “The Holiday open house will give us an opportunity to invite new, potential clients and to attract prospective meeting contacts to our…Continue Reading

Herb Society of America Spends Thyme in Beaumont

Beaumont welcomes the Herb Society of America to the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza October 28-29, 2016 for the organization’s South Central District Gathering. “This is our first year to host the conference in Beaumont and we want people to know it’s open the public,” says Mary Doebbeling, Membership Delegate for the South Central District of The Herb Society of America.…Continue Reading

Amelia Farm & Market Takes "Farm-to-Table" to the Next Level

Imagine sitting on a comfortable porch, sipping a warm drink and looking off into the beautiful sunset while a cool breeze blows in. There is a gorgeous horizon with sprawling oak trees and cows grazing in the pasture. The food is amazing and so is the company. Well, you don’t have to just dream about such an experience, you can get it at Amelia Farm and Market .  “Our motto is to…Continue Reading

Coming Home for LU Homecoming

Homecoming at Lamar University means football, food, festivities and, of course, friends. While it’s a time of celebration for the current events going on at the University, it’s also a time for big reunions for people near and far away! People from student organizations, fraternities and sororities, athletic teams and more join together to celebrate BIG RED!  As a former member…Continue Reading

Beaumont Hits Trifecta with BIG Sports Weekend

Earlier this year, the Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau  announced a busy second quarter with 15 sports tournaments being held in Beaumont during that time. Now in the fourth quarter, Beaumont continues to be a top pick for sports tournaments with three tournaments expected to bring roughly $400,000 of economic impact into the City over a three day time…Continue Reading

Getting Served: Tennis Popularity Growing in Southeast Texas

Game, set, match! From kids to couples and senior citizens, playing the game of tennis is booming in Beaumont. The Beaumont Tennis Academy at the newly renovated Beaumont Tennis Center is helping to bring people from all over Southeast Texas together. It’s a sport that is great for beginners, pros and everyone in between.  “Any age, any skill level can play tennis,”…Continue Reading

Beaumont CVB Sweeps Industry Awards at State Conference

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to announce its winnings in the Texas Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (TACVB) Idea Fair at the organization’s annual conference in El Paso last week. “Our team continues to prove themselves year after year with award-winning initiatives & this year is no different,” says Dean Conwell, CDME Executive…Continue Reading

Venue Showcase: Beaumont's Meeting Hotels

From baseball tournaments to a class reunion or work convention, you may be coming to Beaumont for business or to have fun with the family. Either way, staying in Beaumont has never been more accommodating or luxurious. Two of the biggest hotels in the area have stepped up the hotel game and are ready for you to book a room! The MCM Eleganté and Holiday Inn Plaza are the two top…Continue Reading

Beaumont Welcomes 800 Alumni for Hebert High School Mass Reunion

The Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to welcome 800 alumni to town for the Hebert High School Alumni Association Mass Reunion to be held June 29 – July 3, 2016. The reunion – 1 of 19 to be held in Beaumont this summer – will bring an estimated $635,885 into Beaumont’s economy. “Hebert High has strong ties to the Beaumont Community,” says…Continue Reading

School Bus Safety "Roadeo" Takes Over Ford Park June 25

Beaumont Gears Up for School Bus Safety "Roadeo," June 25 FACT: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) , 58% of child fatalities during normal school travel hours were in cars driven by teenagers. 23% of such fatalities were in cars driven by an adult. Kids riding on school buses accounted for less than 1% of such fatalities. Learn more at American School…Continue Reading

Beaumont Releases New Visitor Guide & Sports Facility Guide

As summer kicks-off, the Beaumont Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce the release of two new projects: the Beaumont Sports Facility Guide and the Official Visitors Guide for Southeast Texas. Both of these will help make planning a little easier when organizing a sporting event in Beaumont or preparing for a Southeast Texas summer vacation. The newly redesigned Sports…Continue Reading

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Visitor Guide

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Things to Do with Kids

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Trail Maps

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Historical Trails

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