Contact Us

Who We Are

The Lynchburg Office of Economic Development and Tourism (LOEDT) is a department of the City of Lynchburg whose mission is to drive economic growth and sustainability for Lynchburg by effectively marketing the city and region as a preferred visitor destination including conventions, meetings, sporting events, group tours and leisure travelers.

What We Do

The LOEDT showcases Lynchburg to visitors as a must see destination introducing them to our exceptional restaurants, unique shops and antique stores, art venues and bountiful outdoor activities.

The LOEDT welcomes leisure travelers, corporate, government, religious and association meeting planners, groups, sporting event tournament directors, tour and travel operators, travel writers and journalists. Let us help you make Lynchburg YOUR next destination!

Meet our staff:

Marjette Upshur
Director, Lynchburg Office of Economic Development and Tourism

Anna Bentson
Assistant Director, Lynchburg Office of Economic Development and Tourism

Lisa Meriwether
Tourism Sales Manager

Krista Boothby
Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator

To submit an event for our Cultural Events Calendar, click HERE


Contact Information

Red fields are required.

Please enter the 4 character string shown in the box above.