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Over a million visitors come to Louisville each year. To see our fantastic views, experience our unique  neighborhoods and taste our diverse local flavors. And while here, they contribute over $1.7 billion dollars in visitor expenditures to our city’s economy….including $481 million spent on food, $255 on recreation and $365 million spent on retail…how do you tap into this big business? 

The Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau teams work hard to find smart, innovative ways to market and sell Louisville to the nation and all around the world. Join more than 800 of our local partners – from tour guides, meeting planners and entertainers, to hotels, restaurants and florists – all local companies who welcome travelers and help attract tourism. See below how your business can find new partnerships and markets when you join LCVB.

By becoming a partner of the Bureau, your organization will receive the following benefits: 

Inclusion in Official Visitors Guide (0ver 250,000 distributed annually)

  • Company information and 30 word description
  • Includes cuisine type, area of town, credit cards accepted, dining average cost, and additional amenities
  • Additional icon beside name if you are practicing green sustainability, minority-owned Business or a Louisville Originals Restaurant

Inclusion in the Bureau’s Partner Directory: A Meeting Planner’s Guide to Vendors & Venues

  • Company information and 30 word description
  • Additional icon beside name if you are practicing green sustainability, minority-owned Business or a Louisville Originals Restaurant

Inclusion on www.gotolouisville.com

  • Company information with link and 250 word description with up to 6 images
  • Includes cuisine type, area of town, credit cards accepted, dining average cost, and additional amenities, map, social media tabs
  • Additional listing in separate area of www.gotolouisville.com if you are practicing green sustainability and become a certified green partner

Outstanding Marketing Tools

  • Business leads & referrals from our Bureau Services team directly received from meeting planners
  • Access to the confidential convention calendar along with the meeting planner’s contact information
  • Access to the City and Hotel Concierge
  • Convention Alerts to keep you abreast of when the delegates will be out of meetings and free to eat out
  • Opportunity to place your brochures and menus at the Louisville Visitors Center (located in the heart of downtown on Fourth Street & Jefferson Street), as well as at all the large conventions and city events.
  • Inclusion on attendance-building micro sites for incoming conventions
  • Opportunity to participate in our “Show Us Your Badge or Room Key” program
  • Outstanding networking events, market briefings and educational opportunities to keep you abreast of what's happening in the tourism industry.

Don’t miss out. Click here to download the application. We customize your partnership fee based on your company size. Please contact us at 502-560-0010 or partner@gotolouisville.com if you would like to know more about tapping into tourism industry.