Event Services

Discover Durham offers a wide range of services, most complimentary, to save you time and help make your reunion a success.

To request services, call 800-446-8604 or email Discover Durham. To see a searchable list of services offered by other Durham businesses, visit the services directory page.

The following is a list of services that Discover Durham provides before the location of a reunion has been determined.

Research and Planning Assistance

  • Evaluating bid materials to assess feasibility of meeting in Durham
  • Checking for availability on specified dates
  • Checking for conflicts with other planned events
  • Accepting requests for proposals online at www.discoverdurham.com

Identifying Accommodations and Facilities

  • Gathering quotes and availability for meeting facilities
  • Gathering quotes and availability for accommodations
  • Offering transportation and shuttle suggestions
  • Scheduling appointments and providing escort for site inspections

Presenting a Competitive Bid

  • Preparing a comprehensive proposal summarizing pertinent information
  • Making a formal presentation to decision makers
  • Supplying promotional materials, such as maps, visitors guides and videos

Special Services

  • Official welcome letters
  • Transportation and shuttle recommendations
  • Americans with Disabilities Act information and info for other special needs or populations
  • Assistance with donating excess convention or meeting food to the community kitchen

Attendance Promotion/Publicity & Printed Materials

Fact-checking for programs & materials

  • Printed materials request form

Convention Services Directory

  • List of service vendors from caterers to florists to equipment

Meeting Facilities Guide

  • Complete guide to meeting and convention facilities in Durham

Guest Event Planning Ideas

  • Suggestions for family activities
  • Ideas for family gatherings, such as banquets, fashion shows and talent shows

Destination Information