Mini Poll Results

What If You Were Just Visiting?

Which of the following do you think are good arguments for conventions to come to St. Louis? [CHECK ALL THE ONES YOU'D STRESS]
  • 87%
    Location of St. Louis in the center of the country
  • 69%
    Affordability
  • 11%
    Parking
  • 47%
    History
  • 16%
    Racial diversity
  • 7%
    Less Vegas than Vegas
  • 39%
    Sports teams
  • 57%
    Cultural institutions
  • 34%
    LGBT-friendly
  • 8%
    No bears
  • 19%
    On a river
  • 68%
    Food
  • 10%
    Weather
  • 14%
    Clean
  • 25%
    Vibrant start-up community
  • 21%
    Walkable, bikeable
  • 14%
    Public transportation
  • 44%
    Architecture
  • 66%
    Nice people
  • 27%
    Amenities close to the convention center
  • 23%
    More urban than other Midwest cities
If you were to take CVC's advice to be a tourist here, which of the following would you be likely to do? [CHECK ALL THAT YOU WOULD DO]
  • 23%
    Hike in a City park
  • 58%
    Go to a Cardinals game and then ride that mechanical bull in Ballpark Village
  • 78%
    Eat on The Hill
  • 11%
    Tune up my ear for other languages on S. Grand
  • 21%
    Antique-hunt on Cherokee Street
  • 32%
    House-gawk in Lafayette Square
  • 29%
    Go to the Symphony
  • 39%
    Catch an excursion train at Union Station
  • 12%
    Bike up the North Riverfront Trail
  • 57%
    Get lost in a tunnel at City Museum
  • 44%
    Visit the Arch grounds construction site
  • 74%
    Tour a brewery, distillery, microbrewery
  • 56%
    Head to a museum
  • 31%
    Play in the fountains at City Garden
  • 10%
    Gamble at Lumiere
  • 24%
    Shop in the CWE
  • 21%
    Catch a movie at The MX and graze at Porano, Sugarfire, Pi, The Kitchen Sink, or Taze
Have you ever hosted or attended a conference or company-wide meeting in St. Louis?
  • 6%
    Yes, hosted
  • 26%
    Yes, attended
  • 16%
    Yes, both
  • 39%
    No
  • 12%
    No, I don't work at a place that does that kind of thing
Which do you think your own company is more likely to do, schedule a conference out of town or here?
  • 14%
    We're more likely to go out of town
  • 47%
    We're more likely to stay in town
  • 38%
    I don't work at a place that does that kind of thing
Have you ever visited any of the four major components of America's Center?
  • 30%
    I've been to the Cervantes Convention Center
  • 15%
    I've been to the Dome at America's Center
  • 1%
    I’ve been to the St. Louis Executive Conference Center
  • 0%
    I've been to The Ferrara Theatre
  • 42%
    I've been to two or more of these places
  • 4%
    I have never been to any of those places
  • 8%
    Wait, they're named what?!?
Have you ever used the CVC's website to book tickets for discounted St. Louis attractions or book discounted travel or hotel accommodations?
  • 3%
    Yes
  • 68%
    No
  • 30%
    Wait, you can do that?!?
Have you ever volunteered at one of the CVC's Visitor Information Centers?
  • 2%
    Yes
  • 88%
    No
  • 11%
    Wait, you can do that?!?
What grade would you give yourself as a tour guide of St. Louis?
  • 24%
    A
  • 57%
    B
  • 16%
    C
  • 1%
    D
  • 1%
    E-
  • 1%
    F (I might as well live in Kansas City...)
Do you think the CVC will sustain, gain, or lose major conventions and meetings over the next five years?
  • 30%
    Sustain
  • 33%
    Gain
  • 38%
    Lose