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Whatever the size or scope of your meeting, Visit Savannah is ready and able to help you make it a resounding success. We want your business. We appreciate your business. And nobody will work harder to earn it. Call our meetings and conventions team today to learn why Savannah has been called a meeting planner's paradise!

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Record Attendance and Revenues

Savannah has been welcoming guests with our quirky brand of Southern hospitality for many generations. We know that because over 60% of first-time visitors tell us that they make a return visit and many say they come back at least 3 or more times. Actually, we often hear the phrase “bucket list city” used for Savannah in the site selection process. We are happy to provide you with a list of first-hand testimonials from meeting planning professionals that have experienced record registration’s and revenues in Savannah.

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Modern Events Against the Backdrop of History

State-of-the-art technology and events are made even more exciting against the backdrop of Savannah’s historic charm. Event venues and meeting spaces range from rooftop ballrooms to riverside outdoor landings, all equipped with WIFI, AV capabilities and the technology needed to reach attendees. 

Strolling in Savannah's Starland arts district.

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Getting Here is Easy. Wanting to Leave is the Hard Part.

With more than 43 direct flights into Savannah daily, getting here is easy as a piece of pecan pie! Quick access to major interstates and rail systems make sure traveling to Savannah begins with warm welcomes and ends with fond farewells.

The Marshall House
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A Convention District Full of Options

From full service luxury hotels and B&Bs to mid-size, limited service properties and beyond, Savannah has lodging options to fit any group’s budget. 

Savannah Convention Center

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Space to Spread Out

With breathtaking waterfront views, the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center has a 100,000 square foot exhibit hall, a 25,000 square foot ballroom, a 376 seat auditorium and up to 21 break out rooms. The Center’s meeting space is smartly designed with technology and features the capacity to comfortably handle large groups. Combined with other facilities like the Savannah Civic Center and the Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah has the right facilities to meet your needs and wants.

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When Offsite is Out of This World

Whether your style is formal or casual, upscale or laid back, Savannah can help you choose a venue and plan an unforgettable event to highlight your stay. Try a themed party in some of Savannah’s many historic squares or museums, or go casual with a night out to the ball park or a picnic at the beach.

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Let's Make a Deal

Visit Savannah’s dedicated staff of meetings professionals are ready to support your planning needs. Convention Center rental and transportation assistance are available for qualifying groups. Contact our team today to see if you qualify.

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We're #1

Savannah has been named by many of the world’s top leisure travel publications as one of “America’s best.” Check out what some of our friends are saying about us: 

  • "Travelers' Choice: Top 25 U.S. Destinations" (#16) TripAdvisor, March 2017
  • "38 Most Beautiful Places in America" (#5) Buzzfeed, May 2017
  • "Top U.S. Cities" (#3) Travel + Leisure, July 2017
  • "Best Places to Visit in the USA" U.S. News & World Report, August 2017
  • "Top Small Cities in the U.S." (#6) Condé Nast Traveler, October 2017

You can read about all of our most recent accolades here.

The Deck on Tybee Island has an extensive menu and an amazing seaside view.

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Adventures in Dining

Savannah’s eclectic coastal cuisine is one of the ingredients that makes Savannah one of America’s most acclaimed destinations. We have every craving covered – from farm-to-table freshness and international fare to down-home traditional Southern dishes made with generous helpings of Southern hospitality. Savannah’s many award-winning restaurants keep our guests coming back year after year.

A walk through Savannah's historic squares.

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A Long To-Do List

In Savannah, you will run out of time before you run out of things to do! Take a walk through the Historic District and discover something new. Hit the waterways for fishing and kayaking or hit the links for some of the finest golf in Georgia. Your group will love to discover Savannah.

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