NOTHING GRABS A MEETING PLANNER'S ATTENTION LIKE THE WORD "FREE."

So Here It Is: FREE Services!

Planning Services

We all love free. That’s why we offer a wide range of complimentary (yes, free!) services to make sure you have all the assistance you need for a successful meeting.

The Fond du Lac Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to ensure your event experience — convention, meeting or special group event — is a tremendous success. with complimentary services during your events as well as pre- and post-event planning. So C’mon in and let’s get to work!

PRE-EVENT PLANNING:

  • Event Dates. Assistance with search for your best available dates, including review of other area events and dates to ensure your optimum lodging availability.
  • Local Lodging. We gather availability and rates from local lodging partners for your group and provide a user-friendly chart of hotel options to share with your guests.
  • Venue Selection. Based on your specific meeting or event needs, we identify venues that fit your requirements.
  • Proposals. On your behalf, we provide your specific function requirements and request proposals from local lodging and venue partners.
  • State Tourism Grants. If you’re hosting a regional or national event or meeting in Fond du Lac, your organization may qualify for a Wisconsin Department of Tourism grant. This funding typically offsets facility costs and bid or site fees. Based on your event criteria, the Fond du Lac Area Convention & Visitors Bureau can apply for the grant on your behalf.

Meetings and Special Event Assistance:

  • Welcome Bags
  •  Welcome Bag & Folder Stuffing Assistance
  • Area Restaurant List
  • Area Maps
  • Name Badges
  • Volunteer Registration Assistance
  • Visitor Information Station
  • Welcome Letter
  • Community Leader Welcome
  • Group Tour Transportation Assistance
  • Activity Planning Assistance for Convention Guests or Children’s Programs
  • Area Businesses Referral Assistance
  • Speaker and Entertainment Referrals
  • Fond du Lac Area Attractions and Business Brochures
  • Distribute Event Press Releases
  • Your Public Event Listing on fdl.com Online Calendar
  • Fond du Lac Welcome Sign or Banner
  • Customized Welcome Sign At Your Meeting (minimal fee)
  • Mailing and Copy Assistance*
If a service isn’t listed here, feel free to ask!

Please contact the Director of Sales at the Fond du Lac Area Convention & Visitors Bureau for any special requests.

*Service availability based on group room block for sleeping rooms and a fee may apply.

 


Other Helpful Planning Resources:
Site Visit  |  Meeting Incentives  |  Bring It Home  |  How to Get Here

 

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