Organization

Visit Oakland

Oakland, CA | http://www.visitoakland.org
Joined in February 2012

About Us

Visit Oakland, the Oakland Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Oakland, CA. We are passionate about Oakland and believe in our mission -- Oakland is a World-Class Travel Destination. Visit Oakland serves as the umbrella organization for all visitor-related travel to Oakland.

Founded in 1999 to market Oakland as a travel and meeting destination, build awareness and stimulate hotel occupancy, Visit Oakland continues with that mission today, aggressively marketing and selling Oakland to attract visitors.

Visit Oakland is a private, not-for-profit, 501c6 organization, with a 21-member board of directors and a staff of seven. Visit Oakland is funded by a dedicated hotel tax - Measure C, which passed in 2009. Visit Oakland is our new brand name, established in 2010 to develop an even stronger awareness of Oakland as a visitor destination.

Visitors to Oakland spend more than $3 million each day and generate more than 11,400 travel-related jobs. Oakland/Alameda County rank number five in terms of travel spending in California. At Visit Oakland, we are innovative and progressive, using new approaches, tools and techniques.

Visit Oakland, the Oakland Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Oakland, CA. We are passionate about Oakland and believe in our mission -- Oakland is a World-Class Travel Destination…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Transportation

Location

481 Water Street, Oakland, CA 94607