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Meetings Toolkit

Let our all-star team bring your event to life using our longstanding community partnerships and connections to supplement your own, and collaborate to share ideas and resources — all to produce the best possible outcomes for your event.

Meeting Venues

Greater Zion offers a wide range of meeting spaces that are built to facilitate innovative conversations, draw the outdoors in, and leave attendees feeling inspired. These spaces provide meeting planners with a vast selection of venues including the Dixie Convention Center, the Grafton Building, five major conference hotels, and more than 25 unique venues or hotels with smaller meeting space. These facilities are designed to enliven creativity for all events.

Below are just a few of the ways we can help you plan your meeting and convention and build attendance for an unforgettable experience.

Conveniently located in Southwest Utah, Greater Zion is easily accessible with major access points along the I-15 corridor. The region is located approximately 100 miles north of Las Vegas and just a short 90-minute drive from Harry Reid International Airport. St. George Regional Airport (SGU) is located six miles southeast of St. George with nonstop flights to and from key hubs such as Salt Lake City, Denver, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Dallas/Ft. Worth. Learn more about getting here and getting around once you’re here.

Group-Friendly Accommodations

Your event competitors, spectators, fans, and crew are going to need a home away from home. Let our team connect you with those lodging locations that can take care of your whole group – whether it’s coordinating a room block or pointing them to an assortment of options close to your venue. Use the RFP to request lodging options, but also take a preview look at all we offer for accommodations.

Permits & Funding

The collection of communities that is Greater Zion host a variety of special events each year and a permit portal direct you to the necessary permits for your event. Support funding may also be available to facilitate your sporting activity through the Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Co-op Marketing Sponsorship Program. See our Services for more information on permits and funding opportunities

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Step 1

Determine the location of your event, using our interactive map for the Washington County area.


Step 2

Click on the appropriate community and/or agency for your event. You will be able to find that information from the map or from the list below.

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Step 3

Download any applications, forms or checklists provided.


Step 4

Contact the appropriate representative for specific questions for that area.

Attractions & Activities

Beyond the competition, Greater Zion has all the extras to keep your attendees entertained, inspired, and energized. The surrounding beauty of Greater Zion is inspiring and can serve to bond groups through access to outdoor pursuits and local outfitters and tour companies. Although your athletic endeavors likely come first, Greater Zion means there is an opportunity for fun and unlimited adventures when the competition ends. Greater Zion offers more than 2,400 square miles of adventure and inspiration.

Zion National Park, the third most visited National Park in the United States, is the premier attraction, but Zion is only the beginning. Four state parks and a multitude of year-round recreational lands set the stage for a burgeoning mountain biking scene, ATV adventures, scenic and challenging play at 13 top-rated golf courses, world-class cultural performances at Tuacahn Center for the Arts and so much more.

Let our team connect you with and facilitate all the adventures that are sure to provide memories, appeal, and inspiration.

The Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office operates a couple of Visitor/Welcome centers and your attendees are welcome. Or let us provide your group with travel guides, maps, restaurant lists, and more.

Marketing & PR

If you’re looking for local publicity and local involvement, the Greater Zion team can connect you to local and statewide media outlets and resources, Chambers of Commerce and other organizations.

Use our Greater Zion Event Calendar to see what else is happening while you’re in town for a meeting or post your event to attract visitors.

In addition, the team can offer:

  • Creation and distribution of event press releases
  • Assisting with local, non-paid media coverage
  • Promotion via social media and email marketing
  • Assistance with photography, graphic design and video promotion
  • Local signage, welcome banners, and community awareness campaigns
  • Event listing and promotion on website calendar and social media platforms

Show them where you’re going to be when you’re granted access to Greater Zion’s images, videos, and promotional copy for your pre-meeting publicity efforts. Our team can help you craft promotional tools or even an attendee website, and solicit welcome letters from our team or various municipalities.

Vendor Directory

Through years of experience, the Greater Zion team has the connections to all the support you need for your event. Whether it’s rentals, equipment, permits, agency support, tents, food suppliers, volunteers, transportation services, etc., inquire with your needs and let our partners become your partners.

Contact Us

We are excited to host your event in Greater Zion and can’t wait to introduce you to our unexpected destination. The Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office is here to be your local guide through the planning process to ensure your event is one that will be well-remembered by attendees. Contact our team through the RFP form or call 435-301-7400.

Ultimately, consider the Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office as your resource to everything there is to do beyond the field. Simply ask and we’ll make the connection or see what we can craft to fit your needs.