About Us

The Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission is accredited by the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of the Destination Marketing Association International, 2025 M Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C., 20036, USA, Ph. 202-296-7888.

The Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission was created in 1974 to serve as a tourism promotion and marketing coordinator for all of Lafayette Parish. Our staff of tourism professionals can help you plan your next meeting, group tour or vacation.

The Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission's vision is to have the most progressive, efficient and creative destination marketing organization in the state of Louisiana as an accredited Destination Marketing Organization. This includes innovative marketing efforts that will bring greater awareness of Lafayette as a visitor, meeting and sports destination due to the implementation of this vision. This quality experience is supported by:

  1. an abundance and variety of dining, shopping and entertainment opportunities to include nature based and cultural experiences, as well as, events and festivals that enhance the visitor experience.
  2. desirable lodging.
  3. preserved natural resources, landscapes and scenic corridors.

The Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission provides leadership in initiating as well as coordinating the marketing of Lafayette throughout the world as a highly desirable vacation and convention destination; and solicits and services conventions and other related group business, and engages in visitor promotions, which generate overnight stays for Lafayette, thereby enhancing and developing the economic fabric of the community.

Lafayette Convention & Visitors Commission
P.O. Box 52066    Lafayette, LA 70505
1400 NW Evangeline Thruway     Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 232-3737
(800) 346-1958 U.S.
(800) 543-5340 Canada
fax: (337) 232-0161