About Us

Preferred Convention Services (PCS) strives to be your perfect partner.

Since 1996, PCS has managed the housing process for meetings and conventions of every size. We have serviced events needing one hotel to city-wide conventions utilizing multiple hotels. Our proven track record, knowledge and exceptional customer service guarantees a seamless event experience for clients, hotels, attendees and exhibitors.

We act as an extension of your team.

Our innovative technology and custom reservation system is combined with an experienced staff and in-house reservation department. We draw upon our expertise and strength of communication to provide optimal room rates, avoid attrition penalties and deliver outstanding overall room block management.

We are defined by our dedication, professionalism and attention to detail. These attributes are what makes Preferred Convention Services your partner for success!

 


Testimonials

 

What Hotels & Convention Bureaus
Say About PCS

"You are to be commended for your absolute professionalism, organization and efficient manner in which you made the group's transition from our Housing Bureau to Preferred Convention Services a smooth process. We look forward to working with you for many years to come and will highly recommend your services if ever given the opportunity to do so. Thanks again for an outstanding job!"

Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association

"It was truly terrific working with you and your staff on the PennWell/DistribuTech Show recently held in Tampa. You all were awesome! From the start, your organization's professionalism and attention to detail made our jobs so much easier here at the Hyatt. Thank you for your business, professionalism and friendship."

Hyatt Regency Tampa

"We appreciate your effort in being so organized from the very beginning to the very end. When calling, we knew we would always speak to someone friendly and helpful. Please pass on to all the employees, how much we enjoyed working with everyone at PCS."

Four Seasons Hotel Houston

"Our success at The Westin was a direct result of PCS's continuous follow-through and organization. The entire Reservation Department was deeply impressed with the knowledge and up-to-date technology PCS brought to the conference. The partnership formed between PCS and The Westin lead to the achievement of our ultimate goal, complete customer satisfaction."

The Westin Indianapolis

What Clients
Say About PCS

"There is no possible way to express my gratitude for a job so superbly done. Your top-notch professionalism and expertise cannot be matched! Thank you for staying on top of things with all 25 hotels. It made my job so much easier knowing that you had everything under control. Your attention to detail is making our final reconciliation's a bearable project!"

Houston World Energy Congress, Inc.

"It is very refreshing to work with a company as customer service oriented as yours. You have managed to take the complex process of conference reservations and turn it into an effortless one. We look forward to working with you for years to come."

National Association for Bilingual Education

"I have NEVER received better support, service and professionalism from a housing company in my 10 years of event experience. But, the true test is working with the hotels effectively and they all sang your praises. Michael at the Marriott even said "I've never worked with a more professional or thorough housing company in my career" and that says a tremendous amount about the quality of you and your staff."

Informix Software Corp.

"You've developed such great working relationships with the hotels and convention bureau that I continually receive compliments from the hotels regarding how great it is to work with the 'Professionals' at PCS. FDIC is proud to have such a professional organization as a part of our team."

PennWell Conferences & Exhibitions

What Attendees & Exhibitors
Say About PCS

"Since being our company's event coordinator for some sixteen years, I have come in contact with many housing bureaus and I would put the work that you have done as the best effort I have seen!"

LuAnn Hensley, Central Moloney, Inc.

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the excellent service that PCS provided our clients from the French delegation attending the 1998 World Energy Council. Your efforts and professionalism were deeply appreciated by both myself and Quality Tours' clients, above all, your flexibility and ability to accommodate our clients' needs."

Didier Sayah, QUALITY TOURS INTERNATIONAL

"Your staff was extremely pleasant during the numerous changes our corporation had to make. Your personal dedication to this project was exceptional and we look forward to working with your corporation on future shows. Thanks!"

Susan Mohammed, OshKosh Truck Corporation

"I have worked with and known the Preferred Convention Services representatives for about twenty-years. They are highly responsive and accurate. I would highly recommend their services."

Sonya Kelly – FAMA Business Manager

Current and Past Clients

 

Biophotonics
AAMI
CMM International
Andy Fredericks
ASA-CSSA
Casting
Deepwater Operations
AOCS
Crop Science
Coal Gen
Central Virginia Fire
Distributech