Event Services

Let our services team help plan your meeting in Pittsburgh.

From the moment you select Pittsburgh until your last delegate departs, Pittsburgh's Business Events 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 recommendations 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

Virtual & Hybrid Meeting Support

New!! Pittsburgh's Business Events Team is now offering services to support you as you plan your hybrid events!

Local Venues and Suppliers

Whether you're planning an event for 20 or 20,000, we'll help you find the perfect venuesuppliers and transportation providers to meet your every needs.

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, promotional videos and a social media toolkit to teaser brochures and hard copy visitor guides, our marketing materials are a huge resource as you announce Pittsburgh as your next destination. Explore the Marketing Toolkit for all your needs! 

Additional promotional tools including customized maps, 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

Pittsburgh's Business Events Team 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. 

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.

WELCOME PITTSBURGH Information Center and Gift Shop
David L. Lawrence Convention Center

Attendees can explore their dining and sightseeing options at the WELCOME PITTSBURGH Information Center and Gift Shop at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. From maps to restaurant menus and VisitPITTSBURGH’s latest See & Do Guide, the information center and gift shop has everything visitors need in a convenient location.

The storefront also offers a variety of Pittsburgh merchandise, including souvenirs like postcards, magnets and pens, as well as products from local attractions such as the Carnegie Science Center, The Frick Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Glass Center and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. WELCOME PITTSBURGH is your one-stop shop for information and that special something for family and friends back home!

For events not using the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, there is still an opportunity to utilize a staffed Pittsburgh Welcome Booth for attendees. This on-site service is available on a complimentary basis to events with 1,000 or more delegates. The Welcome Booth also can be available to groups with fewer than 1,000 attendees for a nominal fee.

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