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Group Services

The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) takes pride in making your life a little easier. In addition to assisting groups with accommodations, here is what our Sales and Services Department can do for you.

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Welcoming Committee
Whether it be our goodwill ambassador, Gumbeaux Gator, a group of Mardi Gras Twelfth Night Revelers or an official welcome by area dignitaries, allow the CVB to make your group or tour feel welcome.

Group Tours
The CVB can provide services for tours, such as experienced step-on guides, walking tour experts, unique dining experiences, guest speakers, area brochures, entertainment assistance and customized tour planning. We can also package theme parties, festivals, hunting/fishing trips, spouse or incentive programs and much more. Click here to check out some sample Tour Ideas.

Area Information
Ditty bags with area brochures and Gumbeaux Gator stickers are available for groups booking 50 rooms or more. The bureau will be happy to provide you with a mailing list of area businesses and organizations that may contribute items for your ditty bags. Complimentary general area maps that include points of interest and accommodations are also provided. It's our job to make your planning as stress-free as possible.

• Click here to see/request a Getaway Guide.

For a list of caterers, venues, entertainment and more, contact Jamey Kadhim, group services manager, at jkadhim@visitlakecharles.org or call 800-456-7952.

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