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Pre-Convention Planning

The success of your convention depends largely on its early groundwork. The Convention Services Department will assist you in finalizing all details with regard to accommodations and meeting facilities We can also pass along sure-fire ideas to help you create the right environment for productive, professional meetings and memorable times after hours.

We can help you "sell" Mobile Bay to your members with informational materials, videos, and brochures that will pique their interest. For guests and family members, we can suggest any number of unique sights and intriguing side trips they can take while you are meeting or otherwise tending to business.


Contact Kathy Smith, Convention Services Manager at ksmith@mobile.org for assistance, guidance or a service request. 251-208-2016. 


Convention Services


Spouse and Youth Activities:

Your accompanying guests will find plenty of entertainment during the hours you are in meetings. In addition to the local attractions to explore, Convention Services can assist you in arranging a number of delightful and exciting spouse and youth activities.

Attendance Builders:

The Convention Services Department can assist in providing the proper materials to help boost the attendance for your Mobile Bay meeting. Requests can be made through the Convention Services Department to our industry partners who can provide informative material to promote your meeting.


The MBCVB's Communications Department can offer valuable suggestions for media coverage of your meeting. We will provide a publicity list which includes a list of newspaper, television and radio stations in the Mobile Bay area. Additional publicity is provided through a list of scheduled conventions, which the MBCVB releases to area media on a regular basis.


Registration Assistance:

The MBCVB takes pride in its registration personnel. Our experienced registration staff is poised and knowledgeable in working with convention delegates and handling all registration duties. Among the services they provide are badge typing, city information clerks, exhibit registration and pre-registration clerks. Requests for registration assistance needs to be made 30 days prior to your meeting.convention services


Official MBCVB 4" x 2.5" inserts with plastic pin-on badges are available to you at a nominal cost.


The MBCVB has information on Mobile Bay's attractions, dining and entertainment. For your convention delegate's convenience, we will stock your registration area with an adequate supply of our brochures.

Plastic Bags:

Plastic Bags are available to convention groups based on peak room nights. The bags are popular items for packaging pre-registration materials.


Azalea Trail Maids / Crew Mates:

Convention Services may request the appearance of the world famous Azalea Trail Maids and USS ALABAMA Battleship Crew Mates. A request needs to be submitted in writing to Convention Services six weeks prior to your conference.


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