About Visit Long Beach

Visit Long Beach markets and promotes the City of Long Beach as a destination for leisure travel, conventions and events. Founded in 1982 as a nonprofit corporation, the Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau, the organization employs a myriad of strategies to publicize and market the city, including traditional advertising, content marketing, media relations, and robust convention client services. Visit Long Beach has a membership program for local businesses, providing them with marketing and publicity services including web listings, social media promotions, and exposure to convention clients.


President & CEO: Steve Goodling

VP Communications & Marketing:
Samantha Mehlinger

VP Client Services & Strategic Relationships:
Courtney Russell

Cindy Robbins

Board of Directors