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Conference Planning

With the Merced Visitor Services as your partner, your meeting or event is in great hands. No one knows more about the area’s meeting facilities, attractions, restaurants and accommodations. Whether you are looking for traditional meeting space or a unique venue to hold your next event, let the Merced MVS help you find the ideal location. We pride ourselves in the professional yet personal way we handle each and every group.

Merced Visitor Services is your “one-stop shop” for every aspect of your meeting planning. From the site inspection to post event reporting, the MVS is there for you. When you book a meeting in Merced, you can be assured that you will have the personal attention of our experienced staff to help make your event a successful one.

Our goal at Merced Visitor Services is to ensure that your experience in our city in unforgettable. We invite you to come and experience the unique blend of new and historic, traditional and innovative that is Merced!

Pre- Conference

Meeting Planner Hotline 800-446-5353

Speak to a Merced Visitor Services Sales Professional to begin your planning process or submit an inquiry online.

Information Assistance

Our staff can provide comprehensive information on all Merced hotels, facilities, special event venues, restaurants and attractions.

Personal Site Inspections and City Tours

MVS staff is happy to coordinate site inspections of any and all hotels, restaurants and facilities. Our staff will act as your personal tour guide throughout the city and make sure all questions are answered.

Attendance Promotion & Marketing Materials

Merced VS knows that the success of your event depends on the number of attendees. Let us help you increase your attendance by providing promotional materials for your group. Please contact the bureau for a full list of available materials.


Post Convention

Post- Convention Reports

If requested in advance, the bureau will provide a post-convention report including housing pick-up for city-wide events.


At the close of your event, MVS will send a convention survey to get feedback on services provided while in Merced. This information will help us improve and meet our goal of providing excellent service


Planning Assistance

The Merced VS will provide assistance in nearly every aspect of your conference planning. Need a civic welcome to open your event? We can do that! Assistance with housing or transportation? We can do that too! Just think of us as an extension to your planning committee.

Same – Day Sales Leads

Your group lead will be submitted to locations that meet your specific needs the same day we receive your RFP.

Tour Planning and Entertainment

The MVS can assist with planning tours and entertainment for spouses, guests or your entire group.


Merced Visitor Services will distribute your press releases regarding your event to local news media.