Destination Services Team

Destination Services

The LRCVB team is your one-stop shop. From site selection to attendance building to on-site convention services, we handle tasks big, small and in between. Our team anticipates your needs and exceeds your expectations so you can focus on your attendees while we serve as your liaison to the city.


Although Little Rock’s central location and easy access ensures good attendance, our destination service team will work with you to guarantee it! 

Pre-promotion materials 

  • Destination publications
  • Materials to boost attendance including videos, images and PowerPoints
  • Sample promotional copy
  • Social media

Planning and local resources

Think of the LRCVB as an extension of your planning team. We are your resource for everything Little Rock and will assist with:

  • Special event venues
  • Tour and program planning
  • Parking and ground transportation plans
  • Local service providers

Public relations

We are committed to publicizing your event and will supply the coverage you expect with:

  • Media lists
  • Press releases, press conferences, and ribbon cuttings
  • Notifying industry partners through our local Food Flash program
  • Listing your event at
  • Social media mentions and engagement
  • Local dignitary welcomes


Destination Experience

We’re here to make hosting your event in Little Rock seamless and welcome your guests with Southern Hospitality. That can include:


  • Arranging pre-convention meetings
  • Staffing on-site visitor information centers with LRCVB professionals during peak registration hours to help with restaurant, shopping, entertainment suggestions and more.
  • On-site staffing services made available to help with a seamless on-site registration
  • Destination marketing materials to help your attendees experience Little Rock, including visitor guides, restaurant guides, maps and more
  • Our Big Savings in Little Rock directory lists special offers at area businesses for your attendees
  • Welcome services available from digital messages at the airport and street banners to special bridge lighting. Contact the LRCVB to learn more.


Post evaluation and economic impact details

LRCVB is your partner even after your attendees depart. We feel it’s important for you to know exactly how your event impacted Little Rock with a post-convention meeting and an economic calculation.


Services are provided based on peak night guest rooms.

For more information on our exceptional destination services, please contact:

Penny Nagel

Destination Services Specialist

Penny is one of LRCVB’s Destination Specialists, making her the go-to resource for meeting planners looking to make the most of their time in Little Rock. She’s been with the Bureau for 19 years and, whether it’s working with first-time visitors or annual returnees, she loves meeting event planners from around the country and showing them all Little Rock has to offer.

Katina Brown

Destination Services Specialist

As a Destination Specialist, Katina has been making meeting planners’ lives easier at the LRCVB for 22 years. Katina is always in the know about what’s happening around town, and makes sure her clients have all the latest information. If you want to make sure your group has a seamless experience in Little Rock, there’s no better person to have in your corner than Katina.