Budget Friendly

Memphis Can Save You Time & Money

Hernando De Soto Bridge at Sunset by Andrea Zucker

CONVENTION CENTER

  • The Memphis Cook Convention Center offers flexibility in space and cost
  • Connected to the convention center is the 600-room Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel (which also provides catering services) and 750 covered parking spaces
  • The Memphis CVB staff is your one stop shop between you and the Memphis Cook Convention Center 
  • Let our staff do the heavy lifting for you from RFP to event

TRANSPORTATION

  • Memphis saves you money on travel expenses
  • Downtown Memphis is only 10 miles or 15 minutes away from Memphis International Airport (MEM)
  • The average airfare at MEM has dropped more than $150 since 2012, and now ranks 37th in average airfare cost among the top 100 US airports
  • Transfers from the airport are very reasonable: $28 - $30 
  • Memphis is a 6 - 8 hour drive to 85% of the United States
  • Amtrak  has non-stop service Chicago and New Orleans
  • All-day trolley pass is $3.50 - a three-day pass is $9
  • Downtown Memphis is attendee-friendly, compact and walkable
    • Area restaurants, hotels and attractions are within walking distance - or within a short ride on the trolley system
    • With Beale Street a few blocks away, attendees will have no trouble finding entertainment after a long day of sessions 

HOTELS

  • Imagine first-tier amenities at more reasonable rates 
  • Memphis hotels offer great value in both amenities and in doing business
  • Our average daily rate is a great value - $129 - $119 for Downtown and East Memphis hotels
  • Overflow hotels offer attendees a further choice of both comfort level and budget options

DINING

From world-famous barbecue to fine dining, Memphis offers great value and a wide choice to fit any budget. Learn more about dining in Memphis

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Our staff can put you in contact with a host of members who can offer additional services to make your meeting a success