Why Spartanburg?


Imagine a place that has vibrant hotels, state-of-the-art event venues, and quaint historic streets with public art on every corner. Now, imagine that place being Spartanburg, SC. Surprised?

We know Southern hospitality. Situated between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC, at the intersection of I-85 and I-26, and in driving distance of three international airports, we also know that it’s a breeze to get here. What we don’t know is why you haven’t come to visit yet?

How Are We Keeping Things Safe & Clean?

Our hotel and venue partners are going above and beyond, taking every precaution to ensure safe, clean and responsible events for you and your attendees. Our community is taking precautions, too, with expanded outdoor dining and business commitments to masks and hygiene.



Social distancing signage, partitions throughout the hotels, and contactless mobile services

Enhanced cleaning measures in all guest rooms and tailored housekeeping services

Increased frequency of cleaning public areas and shared amenities with recommended cleaning agents

New meeting space capacities to allow for social distancing



Creative & flexible food services such as pre-portioned servings, and grab & go options

Customizable event features including spaced layouts, single-use utensils, and technology packages




Bringing Back The Burg

In addition to our hotel and venue partners, local businesses have also made commitments to combat COVID-19 so that your attendees can safely enjoy our community beyond your event.

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More From Our Primary Meeting Partners

To ensure the safety of guests, our hotel partners have updated their meeting capacities to reflect current social distancing guidelines. Visit their individual pages for more information on meeting space numbers.

Come Take A Virtual Tour

Want to visit these meeting spaces in Spartanburg without having to leave your home or office? Check out our interactive 360º tours!

Virtual Tours

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Meeting Planners:

We’re Here To Help

Spartanburg offers meeting and event planners grade-A support services, flexibility and plenty of facilities. We’ve got all the resources you need to host a memorable event – after all, there’s a reason we’ve been cited by ConventionSouth Magazine as a Top-20 City for Music & Meetings.

You can also submit an RFP and we’ll forward it along to all Spartanburg County host hotels on your behalf. In return, you will receive all eligible proposals in one concise package for a turn key decision process.

 

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Attendees:

Work While You Play

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Wake Up Refreshed

With over 3,500 rooms in the area, we’re sure to have one that fits you just right. Come experience Southern hospitality at it’s finest.

Places To Stay

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Pass The Menus

Whether you’ve got a bit of a sweet tooth, a craving for something savory, or want to wet your whistle, Spartanburg’s got the food and drinks to please just about any palate.

Food & Drink

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Stick Around For A While

Bring the family along to explore our great outdoor amenities and established art scene. There’s sure to be an activity that everyone will enjoy!

Things To Do

What others are saying…

“Spartanburg was the first remote location for our annual conference, and it turned out to be a fantastic choice! We can’t say enough about the Marriott, its central location, and the wonderful Southern hospitality. Our attendees loved our scavenger hunt through downtown Spartanburg. It’s such a great walk- and bike-friendly community, and it has so many healthy food options. We think the beauty of the area and the relaxing atmosphere contributed to our memorable experience.”

Brandie FreemanEat Smart Move More South Carolina

What others are saying…

“Let’s have a Revolutionary Experience in Spartanburg” became the theme for CIRA’s Carolinas-Georgia Chapter annual reunion whose success was due to outstanding service, insightful recommendations and guidance provided by Spartanburg’s CVB. Commitment, well-honed communication and organization and an in-depth knowledge of the city and its environs, are reflected in the professionalism of those who represent the CVB. It has been a pleasure and an honor to work with them.”

Mel CCIRA Carolina-Georgia Chapter President, 2016

What others are saying…

“Together SC has orchestrated an annual gathering of our state’s nonprofit leaders for over twenty years. To facilitate participation, each year we partner with a different community. In 2015 we had 600-700 join us for three days at the Spartanburg Marriott.

If I had my druthers, we’d hold our summit there every year.

Hands down, they offer the best combination of comfortable meeting rooms, attentive hotel staff, free parking, affordable hotel rooms, great restaurants nearby and engaged community leaders of any hotel we’ve worked with in the state.”

Madeleine McGeePresident, Together SC

What others are saying…

“The board and membership of the International Perfume Bottle Association thank the Spartanburg CVB for assisting us in holding one of our most successful conventions. Comments from our members noted the helpfulness, courtesy and welcoming we received from the entire Spartanburg community. Everyone we encountered seemed genuinely concerned and committed to our success. In addition, our attendees have ranked the Marriott as one of the best hotels we have used in our 27 years of convention. This is quite a compliment from a group with very high standards and expectations.”

Deborah WashingtonInternational Perfume bottle Association

What others are saying…

“As the host destination for the 2017 SC Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Travel, the Spartanburg CVB went above and beyond to ensure the success of our event, providing turnkey service and bringing innovative, fresh ideas that created truly original, value-added experiences for our attendees. As an event host, they are the gold standard when it comes to partnership and unwavering commitment to excellence. It was a pleasure working with the team at the Spartanburg CVB to host South Carolina’s largest gathering of tourism professionals.”

Jenny WallerIndustry Relations Manager and Governor’s Conference Planner

Get the Most out of Your Trip

We know post-event fun. The “let’s keep the action going with some locally sourced food, outdoor activities, and live music” kind of fun. We also know that variety is everything. So we’ve pulled together some of the top itineraries to help make your visit action-packed!

Up Close with Spartanburg’s Fall Foliage
Unique Stays in Spartanburg
Support Local Spartanburg
Feel the Need for Speed in Spartanburg
Inside Spartanburg’s Craft Beer Scene
History Itinerary
Agritourism Itinerary
Welcome to College Town
Pet-Friendly Spots Around Spartanburg County
Where to Experience Live Music in Spartanburg
6 Best Places to Enjoy the Outdoors in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Up Close with Spartanburg’s Fall Foliage

As cool, crisp autumn air descends across the region, there isn’t a better time to explore Spartanburg County’s outdoor amenities. Vibrant green has started its slow, annual transition to fiery shades of red, oran...

Unique Stays in Spartanburg

Staying at a luxurious hotel with all of the amenities is great, but sometimes you want something that has a little more personality. If you want your trip to be even more memorable, then spend your nights at one of thes...

Support Local Spartanburg

In Spartanburg, we know good food. Melt-in-your-mouth, good-for-the soul food. While you can’t visit right now, you can still get an authentic taste of Spartanburg by ordering some of our favorite staples to be enjoyed...

Feel the Need for Speed in Spartanburg

  Between BMW Manufacturing Co., family-friendly businesses, and the county’s deep and historical ties to stock car racing, Spartanburg is no stranger to automotive enthusiasm and racing passion. Spartanburg...

Inside Spartanburg’s Craft Beer Scene

Beer drinkers across Spartanburg County have never had it better. Spartanburg’s first craft brewery, RJ Rockers, has been churning out locally-made brews since 1997 and put Spartanburg on the craft beer world’s map ...

History Itinerary

Soak up local history at the Spartanburg Historical Association before heading to the Hub City Railroad Museum to see how the Hub City got its nickname. Stay downtown and take the Historic Downtown Walking Tour to get a ...

Agritourism Itinerary

Get your fill of fresh, homegrown fruits and veggies by checking out one of several farmstands across Spartanburg County

Welcome to College Town

There’s a reason Spartanburg is known as a College Town. With more than 15,000 college students countywide, Spartanburg County is home to seven unique colleges and universities, each equipping their respective students...

Pet-Friendly Spots Around Spartanburg County

Now more than ever, pets are part of our families. We go on walks together, we play together, we take selfies together, we call them our "furbabies," and we even share our beds with them

Where to Experience Live Music in Spartanburg

Music seems to be one of the most powerful forces in our day to day lives—it can make us feel happy, sad, empowered, or even help convey difficult-to-explain emotions to another person. And when we experience music ...

6 Best Places to Enjoy the Outdoors in Spartanburg, South Carolina

It's easy to hit the trails in the Hub City. Leave job stress and that pile of laundry behind and head to Spartanburg, South Carolina, for some refreshing outdoor fun. Opportunities for adventure abound, whether you p...

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