About the CVB

The Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official organization for convention and tourism marketing for the city of Long Beach.

Established in 1982, the LBCVB is a private non-profit organization funded by city hotel bed tax and membership contributions from over 400 area businesses and community organizations.

Every business in Long Beach benefits from a strong convention and hospitality industry. Recent studies show that overnight visitors to Long Beach generate an estimated $300 million in overall economic benefit to the city.

Mission Statement

Long Beach Area CVB

To contribute to the economic development of the City of Long Beach by selling, marketing and promoting Long Beach as a destination for meetings, conventions, tradeshows and tourism.

Vision Statement

Long Beach Area CVB

We are an energetic and innovative organization of talented and dedicated professionals who fulfill our Mission Statement by setting high performance standards and expectations, setting and achieving goals, integrating the CVB’s work with our community, creating and maintaining productive partnerships with the public and private sector and serving as a reliable and credible source for Long Beach's tourism industry partners and clients.

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