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Put yourself ahead of the competition and join the Central PA Convention & Visitors Bureau!
Exclusive Referral Service
Only members are referred and receive benefits of membership. The CPCVB recommends member services and products to visitors, meeting and convention planners, sports event attendees, motorcoach groups, new residents and other bureau members.
Central PA Visitors Guide
CPCVB members receive a free listing in the Central PA Visitors Guide - 150,000 copies are printed and distributed annually.
CPCVB members receive a free listing on the www.visitpennstate.org. In addition, should you have an existing website-the CPCVB will link your site provided you have a reciprocal link to the CVB on your site.
Have your brochures distributed at the Centre County/Penn State Visitor Center, Satellite Visitor Center at the Bellefonte Train Station in key locations throughout the county and PA! Due to the volume of travelers to the visitor centers, the need for your brochures is in great demand! This is a free advertising opportunity. Brochures are accepted year round.
Member Window Decals
Members are provided with a CPCVB Member window decal to display in your place of business. Tourists are directed to look for it, as a CPCVB member, it is a business they can trust and feel welcomed.
National and International Advertising
The CPCVB receives thousands of requests for information each year. Make sure you are included in the referral program by becoming a CPCVB Member today!
Sales and Service
On-going solicitation of meetings, conventions, sporting events and group tours to central PA is provided. Once a group is booked, the sales manager provides member resources and services to the planner.
Travel and Trade Shows
The CPCVB Team represents the membership at Meeting & Convention Trade Shows; Media & PR Trade Shows, Motor-coach and Group Tour Trade Shows as well as Leisure Travel Shows.
The CPCVB implements a comprehensive marketing program designed to maximize the CPCVB brand awareness and visitation to Central PA. The program includes National and International local advertising campaigns, on-line campaigns, social networking, newsletters, promotional guides as well as PR and media relations.
State and Regional Representation
The CPCVB works closely with the PA Tourism Office and Regional and County Organizations on a variety of promotional endeavors to stretch our marketing dollars, and serves as a liaison with government.
As a CPCVB Member you will receive timely information about CPCVB business, current industry and tourism trends, research, promotional opportunities and upcoming events.