Event Services

Let our services team help plan your meeting in Pittsburgh.

From the moment you select Pittsburgh until your last delegate departs, the VisitPITTSBURGH Services team stands ready to assist you with a variety of services including promotions, community awareness and public relations, Housing reservation services, volunteer recruitment, venue recommendationssupplier recommendationson-call temporary registration staff and various collateral requests.

Whether you are planning a single-hotel or city-wide event, let our expert staff save you time and energy by providing the resources you need at your fingertips and cutting though the red tape!

Pre-Planning Services

Local Venues and Suppliers

Whether you're planning an event for twenty or 20,000, we'll help you find the perfect venuesuppliers and transportation providers to meet your every need. Contact our services team for help in selecting venues that meet your event requirements or complete the Lead Request Form, and receive competitive proposals for your consideration.

Marketing Assistance

It's easy to show your delegates why they should attend your Pittsburgh event. We can provide you with a wide array of promotional materials to help market your event in Pittsburgh.  From one pagers, web copy and promotional videos to teaser brochures and hard copy visitor guides, our marketing materials are a huge resource as you announce Pittsburgh as your next destination.

Additional Promotional tools including customized maps and eblast templates, microsites, a photo library and other brochures are available upon request.

Community Awareness & PR

Prior to your event, we prepare key members of our community such as public safety officials, transportation providers and restauranteurs for your group's arrival. Preparations may include a planning bulletin and/or pre-convention meeting.

Welcome signs will greet your attendees at the Pittsburgh International Airport and throughout the city. Upon request, we would be happy to obtain personalized welcome letters from Public Officials for your event program.

Should you require public relations assistance, we would be happy to call upon our Communications Department, who  may be able to assist with press releases, news conference coordination and media kits. They can also provide editorial content about Pittsburgh for your website.

Housing Reservation Services

VisitPITTSBURGH offers group housing reservation services for your multi-hotel event. Our full-time staff, with decades of industry experience will provide you with a seamless booking experience for your attendees. 

Volunteer Services

We have resources available to assist you with recruiting local volunteers. We can simply eblast our database with volunteer opportunities for your event, or help build a volunteer registration website for you.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

If one of your objectives is to positively impact the society and/or environment surrounding your event, VisitPITTSBURGH can connect you with local organizations to help you reach your Corporate Social Responsibility goals.

Onsite Services

On-Call Temporary Registration Staff

We are pleased to offer uniformed registration staff for conventions, meetings and events. Personnel are qualified to perform as data entry registrars, cashiers, supervisors and also as greeters and room monitors. Staff is also qualified to perform as information table representatives. Personnel are bonded and insured.

Welcome Booth

Delegates are able to explore their dining and sightseeing options at the staffed VisitPITTSBURGH Welcome Booth at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Here your attendees will find access to maps, restaurant menus, additional collateral and our PLAY publication. 

Your attendees can take advantage of VisitPITTSBURGH's Coupon Booklet, a collection of restaurants, retailers and attractions that have offered discounts to visitors.

This on-site service is available on a complimentary basis to conventions with 1,000 or more delegates. The Welcome Booth can also be available to groups with fewer than 1,000 attendees for a nominal fee.