VisitSYV: Membership




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


  • 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”