“Anne Seymour and the CVB provided valuable assistance and information on area activities for our group, VIP amenities, and special perks for key staff. The CVB was enormously instrumental in the success of the Convention… Event attendees love the area! The proximity of hotels and restaurants to the convention center make it a perfect location for meetings and events. The downtown area is charming… We look forward to our next experience in Riverside!”

Community College League of California

“I want to thank you for all you and the Riverside CVB did to make our meeting such a success. In 20 years of conference planning and management I had never seen this level of enthusiasm, support, and commitment. From the outset, the information you provided on the region was helpful in scheduling events… In addition, the University of California-Riverside provided support, such as use of its facilities for field trips and receptions with conference planning and made our event memorable.”

Lisa Mighetto, Ph.D.,
Executive Director
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“I wanted to take a moment to thank you and the entire team at RCVB, Scott Megna and the entire team at RCC and the City of Riverside for being the best of conference partners… The Riverside Convention Center was a perfect fit for the group, Mission Inn entranced and enthralled all as usual, Marriott provided great overflow and vendor rooms and many took advantage of the city – shops, restaurants, farmers market, museums and more.”

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“The RCVB and Anne Seymour, are a HUGE asset to the City of Riverside! I cannot thank Anne and her team enough for the highest level of service and hospitality provided to our group. It was a joy to work with them! Paige Hawkins is AMAZING, period! She leaves me speechless! Jamil was THE BEST banquet professional I have ever worked with, he is a classact, constant provider of solutions and a joy to work with! The food was DELICIOUS – thank you Chef Brad Martin! Security was top-notch. We loved Nelson he was always on-point and took great care of our team! … RCC – beautiful, modern facility; and amazing staff that made our event one for the record books!”
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Carolina M. Evangelo
Citrus Research Board, Director of Communications
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“I just wanted to reach out to you with heartfelt thanks for all that the Convention and Visitors Bureau did to help make our symposium a success. This was the first year that Riverside County SELPA sponsored such a large event and our Mental Health Symposium that we held at the Convention Center on November 7th and 8th was a huge hit. We received such positive reviews for both the content of the symposium as well as the venue where it was held. The gift bags for the presenters were an added touch that made them feel very welcome and the gifts you provided in the hotels rooms for the committee members were an unexpected surprise.
Thank you again for your thoughtfulness and generosity and I’m confident that if we host this on an annual basis, the convention center will be our first choice of venue.”


“I would like to express my gratitude for the lovely welcome gifts you provided upon our arrival at the Mission Inn.
My CASFAA office is responsible for presenting a cultural performance during the CASFAA Annual Dinner Dance and Cocktails. In addition this year I attempted to add a touch of Arabian elegant esthetics by creating centerpieces and I bought fabric and tassels etc. without a clear vision of how to display them.
Jamil and Guzman with their undeniable design talents in 20 minutes put together an entrance to remember! Worth stating I was put on a budget of $300.00 for décor and centerpieces!
Jamil with the help of Guzman performed a miracle!
Everyone was impressed and they had a great time.
Again Thank youSpecial Mention to Jamil!”