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meetings

Come together naturally

A beautiful setting inspires innovation and productivity.

Support our recovery

Meet in Fort Myers

Hurricane Ian has had far-reaching effects on our islands, beaches and neighborhoods. While the road to recovery will be difficult, we’re confident in our strength and resilience. With your help, we’ll all experience good days again soon.

One way to help our community recover is to contribute to the Support Fort Myers Hospitality Workers fund being managed locally by the United Way and the Collaboratory. Donations made will directly support hospitality workers in need throughout our region. Another way is to hold your meeting in the Fort Myers area. Most of our largest meeting hotels and resorts are open for business. 

For meetings assistance and information, contact our Meetings & Groups Sales Team at 239-338-3500 or submit an RFP form.

For travel trade and weddings assistance or information, contact Jennifer Walla at jwalla@leegov.com or submit an RFP Form: Weddings RFP or Travel Trade Help Desk Request.

For Group Tour and Reunion assistance or information, contact Candice Cocco at ccocco@leegov.com or submit and RFP Form: Group Tour RFP or Reunion Information Request.

Neighborhood:

Meet throughout the islands, beaches and neighborhoods of Fort Myers

Our flexible meeting spaces, white-sand beaches and multiple land-based activities make the decision to host your next group here easy. See why.

 

This video was created prior to Hurricane Ian and might not reflect the status of facilities today.

We’re ready to help any way we can

Destination insight, meeting tips, & more

Missed one of our meeting planner newsletters? See it here

What we can do to make your event a success

Bring your meeting to Fort Myers and receive a rebate up to $6,500

Destination companies and event planners to help you

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Why Meet Here

Facts for Meeting Planners

Being a renowned meetings destination, Fort Myers is filled with partners and suppliers ready and able to help turn any event into a success.

What Our Visitors Are Saying

Meeting Testimonials

The hotels are beautiful and have a great flow for meetings. The VCB offers an incentive to bring business to the area and is dedicated to making events and meetings highly successful.

Amrita Nichols

CMP, CMM, Conference Direct

I have been planning our reunions for the past 8 or 9 years. The VCB staff and their support team made my job easier so that we had one of the BEST reunions in our almost 20 year history....

Bob Prezioso

USS Holland AS-32 Association

The Fort Myers area has been a great location for us. A choice destination with beautiful meeting facilities, breathtaking scenery, and recreational/dining options when programs are over.

Jennifer Lichty

Council for Advancement and Support of Education

The Student and Youth Travel Association’s Annual Summit was the most successful we’ve had. The attendees had nothing but rave reviews. The VCB takes hospitality to the next level!

Andre M. Cholewinski

CMP, Meetings Management Group

Planning a conference can be taxing, but the VCB made it easy to find the perfect venue. They also provided great info to ensure our attendees enjoyed the amazing amenities SWFL has to offer!

Trish Routte

Southeastern Crime Stoppers Association

You all have been amazing. I never would have been able to negotiate with the venues like you all have! It made it possible to bring my events to the area multiple times!

Beth Beller

Creative Memories Scrapbooking

I can't think of any way that the Lee County VCB could improve. The staff is absolutely awesome.

Mike Donaldson

Florida Attractions Association

The influence and help of Candice and the VCB team helped me decide to hold our Communication meeting in Fort Myers and made planning more efficient.

Steve Norman

Southern Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists

The rebate check was a wonderful surprise! Staff was very willing to assist. Adequate number of email reminders offering to help with event and attendees.

Diep Tu

FPCA Summer Meeting

Very satisfied with hotel help provided by Candice. The idea of lunch on your own along First Street worked very well, and all participants enjoyed it.

Ronald Basil

USS Kretchmer Reunion

Your volunteers were amazing!

Caroll Vick

FAAE Summit

Your employees and volunteers were vital in making our conference a success! Everyone was super friendly and helpful. We couldn’t have done this without you and we look forward to returning!

Ashley Chitty

ECHO Beach Retreat

The VCB team was instrumental in our organization finding a meeting space. The staff is very helpful and are always great at returning phone calls, making suggestions, etc.

Debbi Adamkin

Conferencia Latina

Erin was great to work with for the past year!

Kerry Dodson

Florida Natural Gas Association

Joan B was an absolute pleasure to work with, she even hand-delivered our items for our welcome bags, thanks again!

Max Sealy

Gecko Hospitality

I had the opportunity to contact Joan with the Lee County VCB. She was quick to respond and set up a few site visits in downtown Ft. Myers. Joan was a pleasure to work with and did an...

Christine Hellvig

CCM, CMP, ConferenceDirect

Our stay at The Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, FL was TOP NOTCH.

Rhonda Morgan

President's Cabinet Convention