Meet in the 806

Written By McKenna Dowdle

August 19, 2021

The Visit Lubbock Team understands the precision and fine details it takes to plan and implement a successful event. From large conventions to smaller business lunches to intimate family gatherings and everything in between, we at Visit Lubbock are determined to assist in the planning of an unforgettable event, no matter the size. Take a look below to learn more about the complimentary services available to those looking to book an event in the “Hub City”!  

Meetings, Events & Group Tours

It’s our team’s attention to detail and steadfast dedication to our visiting groups that keep meeting planners and group tour operators coming back. All of our services are complimentary and start when your group has confirmed a minimum of 10 room nights at any hotel in Lubbock, Texas. 

To best assist your group’s specific needs, our team will create a comprehensive proposal that includes bids from hotels and meeting facilities around the city to ensure you are getting the best price. We are equipped with the best resources and skills to assist with bid presentations, attendance builders and all of your marketing needs. 

Our convention services department will work with you from the initial phone call to the close of your meeting to ensure a smooth event. We at Visit Lubbock understand the intricacies of executing an exceptional meeting and are here to help along the way to relieve any stressors that may come along the way. 

From venue bookings to catering recommendations, event planners can rest assured they are getting the best of West Texas when planning a meeting or event in the “Hub City”. Break out of the boardroom and meet in style in the “Hub City.” With more than 6,500 hotel rooms and flexible meeting spaces that can accommodate groups of any size, Lubbock offers true West Texas hospitality.

We are well aware that the experience outside of the meeting room is just as important as the material being covered inside. To ensure you and your attendees have a true West Texas experience while visiting, the Visit Lubbock Team will provide information about local attractions including the must see and do excursions when planning your itineraries to help create memorable tours and outings for your attendees. 

Sporting Events

With unmatched service and hospitality, the seasoned team at Lubbock Sports rivals the toughest of competition. From professional to recreational, international to youth sports, the “Hub City” offers a plethora of options of athletic events to be held in a number of our many state-of-the-art facilities. Rest assured your sporting event will be a slam dunk!

Lubbock Sports is well equipped to coach your team through the planning of your tournament. With expertise in Lubbock’s many sports venues, connections with local hoteliers to ensure the best rates for your group, as well as registration and other onsite services, planning your event in the “Hub City” is a no brainer. While in the planning process, our team is on-call and ready to assist in booking hotel blocks at a wide variety of hotels as well as after-event activities including team building attractions and group-friendly restaurants.

Lubbock Sports is the proud host of a myriad of events including the 2021 USA Boxing National Junior Olympics and Summer Festival, NJCAA Women’s Basketball Championship tournament and more!

Weddings

Whether you need assistance in locating the perfect photographer to capture your special moments or a hotel to host your family and friends, our team is here to help! We want you and your loved ones to have an unforgettable experience from the first call to the moment you say “I do!” 

Our wedding services include assistance in booking a venue, booking hotel rooms for groups with more than 10 hotel rooms, up to 100 welcome bags for guests filled with visitor guides and other promotional items, and a bottle of local sparkling wine and two glasses in the bride and groom’s room. For more information on wedding planning in the 806, contact our expert wedding planner, Tiffany Kennedy

Reunions

There is no better destination to meet up with loved ones than the “Hub City”! From activities including live theater under the stars to teeing up at one of our premier golf courses and facilities throughout the city, there is plenty to do for all ages. 

Our family reunions services include assistance in booking hotel rooms for groups with more than 10 hotel rooms, name badges, up to 100 welcome bags for guests filled with visitor guides and other promotional items, and one bottle of local wine to share with the adults! 

Our team is standing by and ready to help plan your next event. For more information on how to start planning your event, visit our website to get started today! 

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