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Services & Resources

In Kalispell

As you plan your meeting or event, we know you want it to be memorable for all the right reasons. That’s why we’re here. Our team at Discover Kalispell is well-versed in the destination, as well as what is needed to ensure that your time in Kalispell is  productive, successful, and memorable!

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Visitor

Bureau Services

At Discover Kalispell, our staff offers a variety of services to help make your event, family vacation, conference, meeting, sports event, you name it, flow as smoothly as possible! 

Examples of Our Services

RFP distribution

We work with hoteliers throughout Kalispell and are able to easily distribute your RFP to them, making it as seamless as possible. In addition, we can assist with gathering proposal information.

Location consultation

Selecting the right venue for your meeting is an important part of having a successful event. Whether you choose to see the venues in person or if you want to see them virtually, we offer impartial property and venue consultation to ensure that your event is matched with the appropriate venue.

Site tours and inspections

Some things you just need to see to believe. When you’re ready to visit Kalispell and consider it for your meeting destination, we’ll be ready to welcome you! From setting up a property site inspection to a mini-FAM through our mountain town, we’ll make sure you see everything you need to make a decision.

Welcome bags

In Montana, we’re known for being friendly folks. No matter where your meeting attendees are coming from, we’ll make sure they feel Montana’s warm hospitality by providing a welcome/registration bag, with goodies that may include a welcome letter, Discover Kalispell visitor guide, maps of Kalispell and brochures for various attractions that best suit your attendees.

Visitor information table

In addition to welcome bags, we’re happy to set up and/or staff a welcome table where visitors can pick up their packets, ask questions about things to do in Kalispell and help them make the most of their time in Big Sky Country. We can also provide volunteers to help with various aspects of your event.

Promotional materials

As you start promoting your meeting or convention, we’re prepared to help build attendance by providing content for use in your newsletters, publications, social channels and more. Available assets include videos, photos, sample itineraries and visitor guides.

Itineraries

If your attendees are coming to Montana for your event, chances are they may want to extend their stay before or after your meeting. We’re happy to provide suggestions for group activities, pre- and post-event stays and even develop customized itineraries for making the most of you and your attendees’ time in Montana.

Event suggestions and logistics

We’re happy to suggest speakers, transportation companies and additional insights to help you make the most efficient use of your time.

Meeting & Convention Newsletters

Sign up for the M&C Newsletter to catch that latest on what’s happening in Kalispell and get a variety of ideas for your next meeting. Sign up HERE

Beyond the Meeting Room: Montana-Inspired

When planning your meeting, you want to include Montana-inspired touches in the form of culinary offerings, themes and guided activities. With our wide-open spaces, full-service hotels and international airport, Kalispell was made for meetings

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Connections Start Here

Kalispell makes it easy for groups to connect through its soul-stirring beauty and full-service offerings. Our connections and insider tips will make your planning easy for everyone to just focus on the present once you’re here.

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4 Reasons Why Fall May Be Your Perfect Time-of-Year to Meet in Kalispell

 As fall tends to be our local’s favorite season, we think you and your guests should find out why we all fall in love with fall. Fall foliage and pleasant temperatures are just the beginning of what will make your fall meeting in Kalispell perfect!

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Group Incentive

Discover Kalispell is excited to bring you and your guests to our mountain town! Our Group Incentive award was created to help fund new and/or growing meeting/group events that will strengthen Kalispell’s economy and create significant room nights at Kalispell hotels.

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Bring Your Meeting

Home To Kalispell

Help us boost our local economy by referring to a group gathering and your effort will be rewarded. Are you a member of  a group, business or organization that hosts trade shows, corporate functions, regional or state conferences, or even family reunions? If so, it’s time to Bring Your Meeting Home to Kalispell.

What to Expect

Earn a $10 gift card for every lead referred. Gift cards will be from a variety of Kalispell businesses. Referrals will be compiled monthly and gift cards will be distributed at the end of the month. Existing group business or leads already received by Discover Kalispell or a Kalispell hotel do not qualify.

When your referral results in business and a contractual agreement is signed by both parties (hotel & client), YOU receive $1 for every room night that is contracted. Checks will be distributed quarterly.

We will advocate in the best interest of your contact and you, by providing professional, reliable and friendly service.

Our services are free, there is NO catch, honest!

Rules

Valid dates to receive leads and definite contracts must happen between January and December 2023. Conference dates can be held in 2023 and beyond. Definite contractual agreements are when both hotel and client have signed a contract.

Excludes TBID hotel staff, owners and Kalispell Chamber staff.

Referral must be to one of the 19 Kalispell hotels.

Leads must be given to Dawn Jackson by either email or phone.

Any existing group business or leads already received by Discover Kalispell or a Kalispell hotel do not qualify.

A minimum of 20 actualized room nights is considered a group.

If cash cannot be accepted, an equivalent compensation will be provided.

If the incentive amount is $600 or over, the recipient must submit a W9 to the Kalispell Chamber.

Give me a call, I’m here to help!
Dawn Jackson at 406-758-2820 or [email protected]

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Meetings, Events and Conferences

#MeetInKalispell

Our team at Discover Kalispell and the Kalispell Community is excited to welcome with open arms the following upcoming conferences!

 

  • MT Association of Chamber Executives – April 2023
  • 40th Annual Handbell Festival – April 2023
  • MMCB58 Association – May 2023
  • National Commanders Testimonial Dinner – May 2023
  • National Forest Legacy Conference – June 2023
  • 2024 Northwest Rental Conference – September 2023
  • MT State Chapter P.E.O. Sisterhood – June 2024

Past Conferences

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