Frequently Asked Questions

Can Boise venues still accommodate my group size, given current circumstances?

Many of our venues have prepared floorplan diagrams with current and projected capacities based on physical distancing requirements. Please contact the Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau sales and services team for specific information.

What resources are available that will help overcome reluctance to attend a face-to-face event?

Our convention center, hotels, and unique meeting venues, have implemented cleaning and sanitization protocols to ensure the safety of all guests. Boise Centre’s Clean and Safe plan is available here

Our sales team would be happy to partner with you on the following:

  • Custom promotional microsite
  • Blog posts
  • Updated imagery
  • Digital and printed promotional collateral
  • Videos of outdoor, social distanced activities
  • Videos testimonials of successful larger (up to 200) meetings that have taken place

Do your hotels and/or convention center have the ability to livestream or record presentations if I want to host a hybrid event?

Yes – Boise Centre’s robust network infrastructure and in-house equipment and services offer solutions for your virtual and hybrid events. Boise Centre’s team of audio visual and IT experts are prepared to assist you with a wide range of video conference and streaming services. More information on their services can be found here.

Do you have studio space for virtual events?

Yes, Boise Centre has added a fully customizable event studio complete with staging, backdrops, lighting, and cameras. Keynote speakers and workshops may be streamed to multiple rooms onsite and across the country. Boise Centre offers a variety of video conferencing and streaming solutions for virtual and hybrid events.

Is your convention center a GBAC STAR facility?

Yes, Boise Centre has successfully achieved the GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council. Learn more here.

Do you have other hotels/venues that have received a GBAC STAR accreditation?

Yes, the Hyatt Place Downtown recently achieved this accreditation.

Are there any incentives for booking 2021 business in Boise right now?

  • Zero hotel attrition for new business held through 2021 at participating hotels
  • Zero room rental fee at Boise Centre for qualifying events (based on actual room nights)

Visit meetinboise.com for incentive details and to submit a Request for Proposal.

What socially distanced activities are available for attendees to do in their free time?

From enjoying a day on the Boise River to biking the Foothills to walking the Greenbelt to exploring downtown, Boise is full of safe activities that provide social distancing, wide open spaces and fresh air. Many of these are free of charge. Please visit our Basecamp Boise page for more info.

Who do I contact with additional questions and/or concerns?

The Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau sales and services team is happy to assist with any questions you may have regarding your upcoming event. Please contact 208.344.7777 or visit our boise.org/meetings.