Convention bureaus have one basic problem: Many corporate planners aren't sure what they do. Here are some common misconceptions — followed by the facts — provided by the Destination Marketing Association International. MISCONCEPTION: CVBs only book hotel rooms and convention space. FACT: They can introduce meeting planners to a range of services in a city — from restaurants to rental cars. MISCONCEPTION: CVBs own or run the convention center in a city. FACT: Only 5 percent of CVBs run ...

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