BUCKS COUNTY, PA (September 23, 2019) – Visit Bucks County (VBC), the official tourism promotion agency for Bucks County, Pennsylvania, hosted its annual Event Venue Show, an exclusive meeting planner event, at the Michener Art Museum on September 19. Featuring more than 45 exhibitors from local venues and businesses, the event showcased Bucks County’s inviting spaces to 100 meeting and event planners from the Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York region.
Attendees enjoyed networking and learning more about Bucks County’s unique corporate and social venues while sampling delicious hors d’oeuvres from Catering By Design, as well as tastings from the Bucks County Wine Trail and Ale Trial. New this year, all planners in attendance received a complimentary headshot from Brooke Straiton Photography.
Exhibitors ranged from museums and rustic B&Bs to wineries, breweries and full-service hotels. Businesses in attendance included new properties like Stella by Jose Garces, the Riverhouse at Odette’s, Durham Springs, Triple Sun Spirits Co. and Nostalgia 1720. Other venues in attendance were Peddler’s Village, Hotel du Village, Mercer Museum and more. To view the full list of exhibitors, go to VisitBucksCounty.com/EventVenueShow.
VBC hosted a Familiarization (“FAM”) Tour for event planners the following day to showcase some of what Bucks County and Doylestown have to offer for meetings and events. The planners were from New York, New Jersey, Virginia and the greater Philadelphia region. The
“Bucks County offers a unique selection of venues for meetings and events, corporate retreats, team building and everything in between,” said VBC President/COO Paul Bencivengo. “Our close proximity to New York and Philadelphia makes Bucks County an ideal countryside destination for planners looking for options outside the city.”
Download images from the event from Kevin Crawford Imagery here: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/lw0q0ocvzurxcjs/AABmc7H7prmLKLkkdCS5HFGba?dl=0
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About Visit Bucks County:
Visit Bucks County (VBC) promotes travel to and within Bucks County, Pennsylvania. As the County’s officially-designated tourism marketing agency, VBC drives visitation, increases overnight stays and fuels the local economy by promoting all there is to see and do in Bucks County. VBC supports local businesses in the tourism and hospitality industry, including lodging, attractions, restaurants, retail, events and more. Annually, more than 8 million people visit Bucks County generating a billion dollars in economic impact.