INVESTMENT IN YOUR BUSINESS: when you join the CVB of Greater Portland, your membership investment allows us to expand our marketing reach even farther and build a stronger tourism industry for our region. By helping the market grow, you increase your business opportunities.
A Competitive Edge
Your business will gain a competitive edge through our exclusive membership benefits
The CVB is the official source of travel information and the official tourism marketing agency for Greater Portland.
Strong Tourism Economy
The marketing efforts of Greater Portland's CVB bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to our region each year representing a vital part of the economy. Your business benefits from a strong tourism economy and you can benefit even more directly from marketing your business through exclusive membership programs.
The CVB works closely with local, national, and international news media to specifically cover CVB members. The CVB organizes familiarization trips to let meeting planners and journalists experience member products and services.
The CVB implements a series of marketing promotions with substantial regional advertising and publicity to drive business year-round, especially in the shoulder season.
The CVB's convention sales staff organizes and coordinates a sales blitz and sales presentations for meeting planners to encourage these decision-makers to bring their next event to the Greater Portland region. Convention delegates account for more than $2.6 billion in revenue for our region.
CVB representatives attend tradeshows throughout the United States each year to attract both visitor and meeting/convention markets. Join us as we display the best of the region.
The CVB created the "Ambassador Pass" to bring tour operators, meeting planners and travel writers to your door so they can experience your products and services first-hand.
Membership is Affordable
Membership with the CVB is more affordable than you might think. You can market your business year-round, on a daily basis to hundreds of thousands of travelers locally, regionally and nationally. Your annual investment is determined by your type of business, size, and location.
To find out just how reasonable membership with the CVB is for your business and to receive a membership application, call 207-772-4994 ext. 237 or email Vanessa Pike
Remember, membership doesn't cost, it pays!