Pre-Event Planning, Liaison to Public Officials and Bids

If applicable, sales manager will prepare letters of invitation from the Governor, Mayor and/or Executive Director to the appropriate person or committee inviting the group to hold its convention, meeting or sporting event in Boise. BCVB staff will travel to make presentations to those who select event sites, if appropriate. For bids and Requests for Proposal (RFPs) the Sales Manager will solicit rates hotel rooms, meeting space and sporting venues.

Site Visits and Familiarization Tours (FAMs)

If appropriate, a sales manager will handle all arrangements for the decision maker to visit Boise, experience first-hand the city’s hotels, meeting facilities, event venues and attractions. We will plan and execute a FAM tour each year focusting on area attractions and venues.  View current FAM opportunities here.


Guest Activities

If you need suggestions for entertainment, recreation and sightseeing, we are here to assist you. View some options here, or call us at (208) 344-7777 or 1-800-635-5240.

Attendance Builders

To help promote your convention or event to attendees, the Bureau can provide a selection of brochures, postcards, digital photography, promotional videos, customized email blasts and general information on

Collateral Materials and Promotional Items

Complimentary collateral materials are available and require a lead-time of 30 days.

Materials include:
• Themed collateral designed for specific events and usage
• Airport, hotel and restaurant signage provided by the BCVB for qualifying conventions
• Customized event attendee email to boost excitement and registration
• Visitors Guide
• City Map
• Calendar of Events
• Q&A Brochure
• Enjoy Boise Downtown Directory
• Restaurant Map
• Incentive Booklet for attraction and dining opportunities

Promotional items include:
• Plastic bags
• Lapel pins with Boise logo
• Postcards

Helpful Information
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Andrew Heidt
Director of Sales

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Rhonda McCarvel
Sales Manager