• Be Informed – The Biweekly Member Newsletter is our main form of communication with our Industry Partners.  Keep up to date on Door County Visitor Bureau’s promotional opportunities, member education sessions, events and announcements.
  • Be Oriented – Held the first Wednesday of each month are informal 30 minutes sessions to familiarize both new and existing partner businesses on how to make the most of your partnership.  Learn how the DCVB is working to bring visitors to Door County and how you can get involved.
  • Be Engaged – Attend our mixers and events (i.e.  The National Tourism Week Breakfast, The Annual Meeting, or various member mixers held throughout the county).  These are a great opportunity to meet and network with industry colleagues and Door County Visitor Bureau staff.  Quick Tip:  These are very well attended events,  be sure to bring a lot of business cards!!!
  • Be Proud – Show consumers and other businesses that you are a proud Industry Partner of the Door County Visitor Bureau.  Use the ‘Industry Partner of the Door County Visitor Bureau’ logo in your marketing materials and display your partnership decal on your business entrance.  Show us off – we don’t mind!
  • Be Creative – Visitors access our website to find out more about Door County and in turn, your business.  Be sure you take a peek at your innline page regularly and forward us new photos and descriptive changes along with providing us your social media links.
  • Become a Certified Tourism Ambassador –  CTA is a  nationally recognized program that focuses on increasing tourism by turning each visitor encounter into a positive experience.  Positive images for Door County have a positive impact on the economy.  Essentially, your business grows through the combined efforts of hundreds CTA’s, who are trained to be experts in the tourism industry in Door County.   To sign up, contact Yvonne Torres  via email or 920-818-1139
  • Be on Display – If you have a brochure, make sure you drop them off at our visitor center.  Be sure to send a supply of approximately 400.  We will contact you when we are running low.  Quick Tip:  Make sure you send us a supply if you reprint.  We will only contact you when we are running low.
  • Be Top of Mind – Keep us informed of anything new and exciting going on at your business and make sure your contact information is up to date.  Add relevant Door County Visitor Bureau staff to your distribution lists and send them a note if there is something going on that would be of interest to their initiatives.
  • Be Connected – Being a Door County Visitor Bureau Industry Partner affords you with access to key contacts at other partner businesses.   Be sure to contact either Yvonne Torres or Phil Berndt to obtain a list.
  • Be Involved – As an Industry Partner of the Door County Visitor Bureau there are numerous marketing and business opportunities that you can participate in.  Whether it is hosting a journalist as part of our Travel Writer Program, introducing your property to our Visitor Information Specialists or participating in one of our three Seasonal Promotions – The key to seeing the benefits of partnership is to participate! ! 

     

     

    Download a printable copy of our Industry Partner Checklist or Schedule a Visit today!