About the CVB
The Greater Merrimack Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMVCVB)
was incorporated in 1992. The Greater Merrimack Valley Convention &
Visitors Bureau is officially recognized by the Massachusetts Office
of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) as one of the State's sixteen (16) Regional
Tourism Councils established by the Legislature to market the region
as a premier travel destination.
Our primary mission is to enhance the economic fabric of the Greater
Merrimack Valley by marketing the region as a destination for meetings
and conventions, trade shows, special events, group tours and leisure
travel. A professional staff manages the GMVCVB with the Executive Director
responsible for the day-to-day operations of the agency. The Bureau's
office is located at 40 French Street, Second Floor, Lowell, MA 01852 and
the phone number is (978) 459-6150.
As one of Massachusetts 16 legislatively-recognized Regional Tourism
Councils, the GMVCVB works in concert with the other councils and the
Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism (MOTT) to promote the Commonwealth
and increase the number of overnight visitors to the region.
The GMVCVB is a private, not for profit, membership-based organization
responsible for the promotion of the Greater Merrimack Valley as a travel
destination. Membership is by application and is available to businesses
as well as other not-for-profit organizations interested in the promotion
A nineteen (19) member Board of Directors is elected annually and meets
monthly to set policies and long-range objectives for the organization.
Tourism is the third largest industry in the State of Massachusetts
generating over 12 billion dollars in revenue annually.
If you would like to be involved in the Greater Merrimack Valley Convention
& Visitors Bureau, click
or call us at (978) 459-6150.