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Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau (VCVB) is a nonprofit destination marketing organization started in 1983, encouraging and promoting tourism, tourist activities, travel to and through Valdez, convention business, and maintaining an interest in the well-being of visitors. The Valdez CVB is a membership-based organization, working with its businesses and individual members to increase tourism and grow the local economy.

The VCVB is a highly entrepreneurial organization that collaborates and partners with municipal, community and business organizations to promote Valdez as the preferred destination within Alaska. Capitalizing on the resources that Valdez has to offer is at the core of the Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau mission.

The VCVB encourages and promotes tourism and tourist related activities, convention business, travel by the public to and through Valdez, and maintains a continuing interest in the well-being of visitors in the Valdez area. 

Mission Statement

To promote Valdez as a year-round destination for travel, tourism, and business.

Valdez Visitors Information Center

The VCVB operates the Valdez Visitor Information Center, which is open year-round.

SUMMER HOURS: Monday to Friday, 9am - 6pm; Weekends 10am - 6pm.


309 Fairbanks Drive
Valdez AK 99686
Phone: (907) 835-2984

Board of Directors

The Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit organization (501(c)6) and the official tourism marketing entity for the City of Valdez. The organization is governed by its by-laws and guided by a Board of Directors. The Board of Directors are residents of Valdez in accordance with the corporation's by-laws. 

Vice President


City of Valdez Representatives
City of Valdez Mayor
City of Valdez, Director - Economic Development


The Valdez CVB is operated by three year-round employees and five part-time employees. 

Current Staff:
Executive Director
Services & Website Manager
Membership Manager


Our members are local businesses and non-profit organizations in Valdez and our neighboring communities in Prince William Sound and the Copper River Valley. We currently have members in Valdez, Cordova, Glennallen, Copper Center, Chitina, Kennecott/McCarthy, and Chistochina. Other members are based in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and Delta Junction. 

Interested in becoming a member of the Valdez CVB? Call (907) 835-2984 during normal business hours.