San Francisco Facts

San Francisco ranks among the top 10 North American destinations for conventions and conferences.

San Francisco Facts

The Chinese Fortune Cookie was invented in San Francisco by a Japanese immigrant in 1914.

San Francisco Facts

The Moscone Center is San Francisco’s premier facility for meetings and conventions and encompasses over two million square feet of space.

San Francisco Facts

The official flower of San Francisco is the dahlia.

San Francisco Facts

San Francisco was part of Mexico until the Mexican-American War in 1848.

San Francisco Facts

San Francisco was awarded 2015 Top Meeting Destinations in the US.

San Francisco Facts

Alcatraz was the only federal prison to offer hot-water showers—supposedly to prevent prisoners from acclimating to the cold temperatures of the San Francisco Bay if they tried to escape.

San Francisco Facts

The city is built on 43 hills.

San Francisco Facts

For meeting planning in San Francisco, the city has more than 33,000 hotel rooms at properties that offer nearly one million square feet of meeting space.

San Francisco Facts

The average annual temperature in San Francisco is a not-so balmy high of 64 degrees and chilly low of 51 degrees.

San Francisco Facts

The Cable Car is the only moving National Historic Monument in the world. Built in 1873, the cable cars transport 9.7 million people around the city annually.

San Francisco Facts

San Francisco is 3rd in the US in terms of number of Forbes 400 members living within its city limits. New York holds the title for #1 and Dallas for #2.

San Francisco Facts

San Francisco is home to 4 conventions centers; the Moscone Center, West Bay Conference Center, Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF and the AMA San Francisco Executive Conference Center located in the San Francisco Marriott hotel.

Benefits of Partnering With GCG Event Partners:

Experienced On-Site Meeting Professionals

With an average of over a dozen years of experience, our On-Site Meeting Professionals have the skills to make your events a success. They are qualified, experienced, hard working professionals in the meeting and planning industry.

Nationwide Local Meeting Professionals – Guaranteed!

We guarantee that we’ll provide a qualified meeting professional anywhere across the continental U.S. It’s that simple. It doesn’t matter if your needs are in a remote, rural, suburban or urban area. With an extensive network of meeting and event professionals and the ability to efficiently recruit when needed, we can be trusted to fulfill your needs. Plus, there’s a good chance our local On-Site Meeting Professionals are familiar with your venue and even the venue staff, which will help to make your meeting run more smoothly. It’s like having an employee that lives in the city of your event.

Pre-Screened Members with a Track Record of Success

Every meeting professional is pre-screened to ensure they meet GCG Event Partners professional standards. We continuously review and monitor our members to make sure that they have a track record of success. All this ensures that you are partnered with the most qualified meeting professional anytime, anywhere throughout the U.S.

Dedicated Team Caring for You and Your Needs.

You can take comfort in knowing that our placement team is very experienced, and they proudly maintain a 100% fulfillment rate with reliable local event professionals nationwide. We take the time to understand your company and your specific needs so that your dedicated GCG Event Partners Placement Specialist will carefully match your plans and goals with the ideal On-Site Meeting Professional.

24-Hour Online Access to your Information

You will be able to enter requests and track your meetings 24/7 through our web based system. You can also access our exclusive venue database, providing you with first-hand reviews of any size venue across the country. The reviews come from our dedicated members who have worked events at these locations.

Save Time, Money, and Wear and Tear on Your Staff

You can actually reduce your budget by using experienced, local On-Site Meeting Professionals. By eliminating the need to send your own employees to an event, you’ll save on airfare, hotel, meals, transportation, and parking. Local talent also means knowledge and insight which can’t be gained from a distance.

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