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The Valdez Convention and Visitors Bureau offers three different membership levels: Support; General; and Advantage. Each membership level includes all the previous benefits of the level preceding it along with additional benefits. Your membership allows the VCVB to promote your business. We do not promote businesses who are not members.

The Support Membership ($100) is our most affordable membership option. The benefits of a support membership include:

  • One listing in our Valdez Visitors Vacation Guide (Over 100,000 distributed) of up to 75 Characters.
  • Promotion of your business through the Valdez Information Center by trained staff. 
  • Brochure distribution at the Visitors Information Center (rack cards). Not eligible for rack card display in the 24/7 accessible foyer of the VIC.
  • Facebook promotion of your events and specials. 
  • One website listing and link to your business website in one category of your choice. 
  • Access to our eNews bulletin: a monthly email newsletter that provides updates on VCVB events, as well as community events and business related news.
  • Voting privileges for Board of Directors seats.

Our General Membership ($200.00) option is our most popular. The benefits of our General Membership level include:

  • One listing in our Valdez Visitors Vacation Guide (Over 100,000 distributed) of up to 150 Characters. An additional 200 characters are available for purchase for $150.
  • Brochure distribution at the Visitors Information Center (rack cards). This level is eligible for rack card display in the 24/7 accessible foyer of the VIC.
  • One free website listing and link to your website (www.valdezalaska.org) in one category of your choice. Your listing can include a description of your business up to 150 characters.
  • Access to our eNews bulletin: a monthly email newsletter that provides updates on VCVB events, as well as community events and business related news.
  • Business promotion through the Valdez Information Center by VCVB staff.
  • Facebook promotion of your events, specials and discounts. 
  • Use of the VCVB’s bulk postage permit. This will allow your business to do large mailings at a discounted postage rate.
  • Reduced rates on rack card distribution in the Tok Visitor Center.
  • The opportunity to have VCVB staff distribute rack cards at Consumer Trade Shows ($10 per show). Trade shows include, but are not limited to, the Fairbanks Outdoor Show, The Oxygen and Octane Expo, The Mat-Su Outdoor Show, and The Anchorage Outdoor Show.
  • Co-op advertising opportunities. In the past, the VCVB has done co-op advertising in the Milepost, the Alaska Airlines Magazine and Alaska Magazine. The VCVB purchases large ½ page to full page advertisements and then divides advertising space into smaller sections for members to purchase at discounted rates.
  • Use of our LEADS program. The LEADS program entitles members the contact information of all visitor inquiries made by phone, mail, email, or via our website. It also includes all Trade and Convention Leads and Consumer Trade Show Leads. This includes LEADS collected as a result of working with trade and meeting planners, and LEADS collected as a result of Valdez Getaway Packages
  • Participation in VCVB sponsored familiarization trips (FAM’s). This includes tour operator FAM’s, group travel FAM’s, and media/press FAM’s.
  • Eligible to run for the VCVB Board of Directors.

Our Advantage Membership ($400.00) option is our highest and most comprehensive membership level available. The advantages of this membership level are increased advertising opportunities and exposure. This package includes all the membership benefits of our first two levels in addition to:

  • Two listings in our Valdez Visitors Vacation Guide (Over 100,000 distributed) of up to 300 Characters per listing. Choose to list your business under two categories in our Valdez Visitors Guide published yearly. An additional 200 characters are available for purchase for $150.
  • One floating website advertisement. This includes a floating banner advertisement on our website, www.valdezalaska.org, which gives your business maximum exposure.
  • One free basic TV advertisment to be shown in the VCVB (must provide own 30-second commercial/ad).
  • One listing on our phone board available in our 24 hour foyer. 
  • Opportunity to display pop-up advertisements at VCVB tables at Consumer and Trade Shows ($100 per show. 
  • Free distribution of rack cards at all consumer trade shows. 
  • Exclusive opportunity to display digital media player showing your photos/ad ($50), or flyers for $25. 
Event Membership $200:
  • One web listing on the VCVB website Annual Calendar section
  • One TV ad to be shown at the VCVB
  • One listing in the Valdez Visitors Guide under Annual Events
  • One VCVB web-link to your event website or Facebook page
  • Facebook promotion of your event
  • Customized welcome packets for event participants
  • Discounted rates on use of Valdez Civic Center for events
  • Ad in monthly newsletter
  • Customized event management available for additional cost.
Community Services Membership $50:
This is a low cost membership for hospitals, banks, schools, health care facilities, animal shelter, Coast Guard, churches, etc.
  •  Listing in Valdez Visitors Guide
  •  Listing on the VCVB website
  • Rack card/ pamphlet distribution at VCVB available for an additional $25
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Valdez Convention &

Visitors Bureau

309 Fairbanks Drive

Valdez AK 99686


Tel: 907-835-INFO

info@valdezalaska.org

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