Housing Arrangements
If you need two or more hotels, we will help you make multiple lodging arrangements that are convenient and comfortable for your group.

Event Planning
When it comes to special events we don't just give advice, we do it for you! We know where to get the best prices on floral arrangements, catering, printing, sound systems, multi-media equipment... whatever you need. And we'll make all the arrangements for you, at no extra charge. Click here to access our RFP or to contact our sales staff jim@northwestct.com

Proposal Assistance
If you're preparing a convention proposal for your association or organization, we'd be happy to help. We'll make sure you have custom lists of lodgings, restaurants and meeting places to accommodate your group. Plus, we'll outline special event possibilities, transportation arrangements, parking and any other specific requirements you have. Please click here for our RFP

Promotional Materials
Promote your convention with a variety of materials available free from the Northwest Connecticut Convention & Visitors Bureau.

  • Press materials: reprint our press release and fact sheets in your organization's newsletter, local newspapers and convention flyers.
  • Publicity photos: Add punch to your convention promotions with professional photos and slides readily provided by the Western Connecticut Convention & Visitors Bureau.
  • Brochures: Build excitement for your convention with full-color brochures describing the variety of things to do and see in Northwest Connecticut's Litchfield Hills, Housatonic Valley and Waterbury Region. Request a copy of our Unwind brochure.

Registration Assistance
Good meetings begin at the beginning, with organized, efficient registration. Our staff of "Western Connecticut Welcomers" will cheerfully serve as registrars and greeters to get your convention off to a good start.

Information Booth
If you like, "Western Connecticut Welcomers" will set up a station with regional information - and answer questions - about shopping, restaurants and events taking place during your convention or meeting.

Welcome Letters
At your request, your conventioneers will enter their rooms and find a letter of Welcome from a Western Connecticut City or Town Official. This personal greeting is our way of showing how delighted we are that you have chosen our area for your meeting.

Media Contacts
Use our updated list of local media contacts to attract publicity about your convention. We can help with photo opportunity suggestions and press conference arrangements.

Daytrips
Treat your group's spouses, families or accompanying guests to fun and fascinating outings throughout Connecticut. From on-your-own drive tour itineraries to full day trips with transportation and guide service provided, we can design an excursion that 's perfect for your group and their guests.

Attention to Details
Sometimes even the best-planned conventions have last-minute snags. We have the contacts to get most anything in a hurry. Just tell us what you need, and we will smooth the way.