About/ Newark GNCVB
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The Greater Newark Convention and Visitor Bureau (GNCVB) is the official destination marketing organization for the city of Newark, New Jersey.
GNCVB is a private 501(c) (6) New Jersey non-profit corporation, primarily funded by Newark’s hotels through a Tourism Improvement District, committed to creating economic growth and increased employment in Newark by:
- marketing and developing the Greater Newark region as a year-round destination;
- Increasing the number of overnight visitors staying at Newark’s hotels;
- Increasing the length of the average overnight stay;
- Increasing per capita spending by hotel guests at Newark’s restaurants and attractions.
Our Board of Directors is comprised of tourism professionals as well as key civic and industry leaders. We invite you to contact us to help plan your visit, meeting, event or conference in Newark, a happening city!
GNCVB was established in July of 2008. In 2013, the GNCVB was the first Destination Marketing Organization in the state of New Jersey to establish a Tourism Improvement District. During its tenure, hotel sales have climbed dramatically, new hotels have opened and Newark’s visitation has grown to over 1,000,000 overnight guests annually.