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Become a Partner In Tourism
Becoming a Partner In Tourism is easy! To become a Partner In Tourism, a business must simply place an ad or listing in the annual Visitor Guide published by the SPACVB. For as little as $205 per listing, a business has the opportunity to reach hundreds of thousands of potential customers.
WHY PARTNER WITH US?
Tourism means big business in Portage County and is at the heart of what we do. As the chief storytellers for the Stevens Point Area, we strategically market the region and work to build relationships with visitors, meeting & sporting event planners and industry professionals.
The top resource on local visitor information, from events, things to do, lodging and restaurants. As an extension of the Visitors Guide, each Partner is highlighted with their own page with detailed business information and links.
Partner Connect Events
All partners will be invited to attend Partner Connect events throughout the year which include orientation, educational workshops and Partner Networking events.
Visitors Guide Delivery
This is a free service for Partners that will replenish your location with Stevens Point Area Visitors Guides on a rotating basis
Every day, our office receives inquiries about the Portage County area, in person and via phone and email. To best assist them, we refer them directly to you.
Calendar of Events
To keep you up-to-date with local events the SPACVB maintains and e-mails a monthly calendar of large events to help you plan/staff accordingly.
Each year, we host the Familiarization Tour (or FAM). The FAM is free to attend and helps educate the hospitality industry about things to do and see in Portage County.
Publicity & Media Outreach
We actively promote the area to media and travel writers through PR efforts. Partners are also eligible to join in promotional opportunities and co-op advertising in statewide and regional media outlets, for a reduced cost.
By partnering with the SPACVB, your business and/ or organization will be included on the Wisconsin Department of Tourism website, TravelWisconsin.com.
Partners receive the monthly Partners News, filled with details about industry info and marketing initiatives. We also send an visitor-focused email to opt in subscribers, filled with seasonal and interest-based content filled with things to do and events in the Stevens Point Area.
WHAT PARTNERS HAVE TO SAY
Being a Partner In Tourism with the Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau allows you to market your business to travelers. This partnership allows your business to participate in initiatives not available to the general public.