Sonoma County is the ideal destination for meeting professionals and others who are looking for unique and memorable venues.
Here some testimonials and reviews from meeting professionals and group planners:
“Working with Sonoma County Tourism is wonderful. They listen to your requirements, provide recommendations and endless support.” – Brooke Soucier, Toronto
“Working with Sonoma County Tourism is an advantage as a meeting planner. It made me look like a star in front of my client and it helped us choose the exact right property for each program.” – Penny Goldsberry, Dallas
“My clients LOVE booking Sonoma County because SCT not only makes the booking easy from start to finish, they also bring an extra layer of service to every experience.” - Brandon Tully, Atlanta
"In February 2015, we held our annual conference at the DoubleTree Sonoma Wine Country. It was one of the best conferences we have ever had. We couldn't have done it without the support and resources from Sonoma County Tourism and then staff at the DoubleTree. The resources provided from the very beginning of the RFP stage through the end of the event were invaluable in helping to make it a success for our association. Thank you Paula for all of your help, we can't wait to come back to Sonoma County again." Jenn Wheaton, CMP, California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns
“In my 20 years with the Association, I have never worked with such an impressive CVB & staff. I worked with Jamie Ward, National Sales Manager and Suzy Montes, Meeting Sales & Services Manager. They both planned my site visit to three hotel properties and off site venues. I have never had that type of service for our Summer Meeting planning. Suzy provided us with great promo materials and maps to share with our attendees. Our members truly enjoyed Bodega Bay and all of Sonoma County. In fact, I heard a number of them mention returning to Sonoma County. Thank you for the exceptional customer service. You all definitely set the standard all other CVB's should follow. Thank you, Jamie & Suzy!” A. Hicks, Texas Food & Fuel Association
Celeste M. Powers, CAE, of ILMA said, “Sonoma County Tourism saved me time and energy in being my lead voice to the hotels in the county that fit our needs, and got us to this fabulous destination.”
“The partnership with SCT provided outstanding assistance to my client and, in turn, made me look good. The site research, comprehensive info about the area, and cash incentive in particular.” Darla Huckaby, CMP and Global Account Executive of Conference Direct:
"Jamie Ward and the Sonoma County Tourism (SCT) office was a joy to work with during our 24tth Annual Southwest Medical Legislative Group event last year! Our attendees were pleased with the hotel accommodations as well as with our off-site dinner location in Santa Rosa; we will be back in the near future!" Dolores Camacho-Phillips, Texas Medical Association
"I didn’t even know Sonoma County Tourism existed until I tried to plan a conference the wrong way! I had contacted several hotels directly last year and was negotiating with one after tediously trying to line up apples and oranges to find out which hotel offered the best deal. This year, I contacted Sonoma County Tourism who did all the work for me! Paula Higgins, Associate Director of Sales, expertly put out an RFP with my conference needs and I had three attractive responses within a week! Sonoma County Tourismalso provided me with informative and beautiful visitors’ guides and maps for my conference attendees. The best part was the generous cash incentive from Sonoma County Tourism, which greatly helped offset conference expenses. I can’t thank Sonoma County Tourism enough for their assistance, expertise and friendly professionalism!" Paula Shimizu, Consultant
"I just want to say thank you ever so much for the amazing assistance you provided me for the searching of possible hotels for my clients, the Intelisys group, this last September. Having worked for the San Diego CVB and working now with CVB offices all over the country for the past 15 years I have to say that you are, hands down, one of the best I have ever worked with! I look forward to working with you again in the future."
Janet Caine, Director, Global Accounts, HelmsBriscoe
More testimonials, see Event Professionals Speak Out on their Experience with Sonoma County Tourism