San Francisco continues to successfully host conventions of all types and sizes—but don't take our word for it. Hear from some of our satisfied clients.
"San Francisco was the perfect setting for our first Datadog DASH held outside of New York City. Hosting the show in our customers' backyard increased attendance by almost 10%. I also appreciated the added support of the SF Travel team in helping me source off-site venues for various receptions. The hospitality community in San Francisco made my job easier at every turn!"
- Kate McCarthy, CMP, Director, Global Events, Datadog
"San Francisco's vibrant spirit lends itself so well to the sort of magic we love to create in our events, and this year was no different. Events are a team effort, and we're grateful for the partnership and unbounded creativity that resulted in a truly safe and extraordinary Dreamforce.”
- Salesforce Chair and CEO Marc Benioff
"San Francisco hosted RISKWORLD 2022 in April. It was a fantastic experience for our organization and for our attendees. San Francisco Travel worked with our team to deliver our convention to nearly 8,500 guests. The Welcome Ambassador program was a shining star for us, and the partnerships we built in San Francisco provided us with a smooth experience. Attendees found San Francisco to be diverse, offering incredible art and culinary scenes. The City looked great and the hospitality community showcased their enthusiasm and genuine appreciation for RIMS.”
- Stuart Ruff-Lyon, VP, Events & Exhibitions, RIMS
"The city of San Francisco welcomed ACEP and emergency physicians with open arms. Our attendees felt the city’s hospitality and safety thanks to great police presence and a highly visible ambassador program through out the convention district.”
- Robert Heard, MBA, CAE, COO, American College of Emergency Physicians
"San Francisco was the perfect setting as ATS returned to their first in-person meeting since 2019. Staff, attendees, vendors, and leadership were all thrilled with the city’s strong focus on security, street conditions, pre-planning support and on-site execution."
- Emily Catanzaro, Senior Director of Meeting Services, American Thoracic Society
“We recently held our annual convention in San Francisco. The San Francisco hospitality network jumped in to help us navigate the ever-changing landscape. The city was vibrant, the staff was eager, and the local businesses were thrilled to have us. The attendees had a wonderful experience. In our post-convention survey, our choice of a host city was rated the highest on the list.”
- Rachel Puffer, Executive Director, Society for Personality and Social Psychology