Here are the top 5 reasons to join:
- A rising tide lifts all ships: by working together all members reap the benefits of successful tourism marketing.
- Visitors Guide: our Official 2014 Visitors Guide promotes our members in the resource directory to visitors planning their trip. 80,000 guides and maps have been published.
- National and Statewide Promotions: our promotions (Restaurant Week, Craft Beer Month, Wine Month) tie in with state-wide and national promotions via larger organizations.
- Media Connections: we promote the SYV to over 1,000 local and national media contacts including print, broadcasting and radio.
- Group Sales: VisitSYV promotes the valley for mid-week and group stays via tradeshows, targeted marketing and leads via SpeedRFP, a universal online Request for Proposal system.
Benefits of Membership
ADVERTISING & PROMOTION
- Complimentary listing and member profile page on our website. Profile includes: free hyperlink to your website, contact email, Facebook & Twitter badges, 1,000 character business description, your business logo, two complimentary photos.
- Complimentary listing in resource section of the Santa Ynez Valley Visitors Guide
- Wineries, breweries and activities: free listing on visitors map in guide
- Include your events, packages or deals via the following promotional opportunities:
- SYV Restaurant Week
- SYV Craft Beer Month (May)
- SYV Wine Month (September)
- SYV Holiday Traditions
- Sponsorships available for promotional months
- Post your events on our online events calendar
- Additional advertising opportunities throughout the website, exclusive to members; features and press releases on our website
- Provide your promotional materials (brochures, rack cards, etc.) with incentives for our booths at industry trade shows and events
- Subscription to our members-only newsletter including quarterly reports
- Postcards, posters and maps for themed promotions
- Members Only window cling for business door/window
- Visit the Santa Ynez Valley business cards and magnets available
- 16 videos about the Santa Ynez Valley (embed or share)
- Access to our online Membership portal: contact members directly
- Meet local business leaders at our two annual mixers
- Showcase your company, meet industry leaders and experts, and develop new business relationships at our annual National Tourism Week Expo “One More Night”