Event Services

The Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau offers many services to assist with meeting and event planning. We offer services that include the following:

  • Solicitation of bids for hotel rooms and meeting facilities
  • Preparation of a formal proposal to host your event
  • Organization of site inspections of local facilities
  • Provision of total meeting planning assistance including coordination of off-site activities
  • Coordination and/or recommendation of a variety of guest and children’s programs, both recreational and educational
  • Provision of a convenient toll-free number for use on conference registration materials. Your attendees may phone us directly (at no cost to them) for directions, maps and other visitor information
  • Furnishing of promotional materials such as brochures, accommodation listings and maps to distribute during pre-registration or in confirmation mailings
  • Submittal of news releases to all local and regional media and/or can provide you with a local/regional media list (clippings of newspaper coverage will be provided to you at the end of the event)

During your Meeting or event the ACCVB can:

  • Provide a visitor information station during registration
  • Provide welcome bags filled with valuable visitor information

Additional Meeting/Event Services

For a nominal fee, the ACCVB can offer:

  • Complete on-site registration assistance
  • Name badges, blank or pre-printed with names and registration information


For assistance planning your event, please contact Jake Sharp. He can be reached by phone at 740-592-1819 or by email – jsharp@athensohio.com.