Housing Reservation Services

Pittsburgh's Business Events Team makes the hotel reservation process easier for you and your attendees!

Pittsburgh's Business Events team offers housing services for business events through our official housing partner, Orchid.Events.

The Orchid.Events team has been servicing the meeting and events industry for over 20 years, processing over 150,000 reservations annually. Orchid is nationally recognized by meeting planners and industry professionals for their commitment to client service and expertise in creating a smooth experience for event attendees.

Your event will be assigned a dedicated account team who will review your hotel contracts and advise on strategies for hotel room block management. They will oversee the reservation process, working closely with contracted hotels to make sure each of your attendees are well served.

Planner Benefits:

  • Special “sub-block-care” for exhibitors, VIPs, speakers, and staff.
  • Pro-active room block management – information and advice you need when you need it.
  • Housing Website linked with registration platform.
  • Post cut-off inventory management through advance reservation system.
  • Audits and final housing reports.
  • Passkey planner centric dashboards accessible 24/7.
  • Track the economic impact of your event.

Your attendees will enjoy:

  • Customized housing website with detailed hotel information.
  • Booking online, by phone, fax, or mail.
  • Personalized assistance from in-house customer service center.
  • Immediate email confirmation: reservations can be modified online.
  • Sophisticated Waitlist Tool keeps attendees booking in your block.

For more information on our housing services, please contact Molly Evans, Senior Manager, Business Events at molly.evans@visitpittsburgh.com.

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