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Become a Partner

Millions of 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 $1.6 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 Tourism 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 Louisville Tourism.

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

Inclusion in Official Visitors Guide (0ver 175,000 distributed annually)

  • Company information and 30 word description
  • Includes cuisine type, area of town, credit cards accepted, dining average cost, and additional amenities
  • Also available in an interactive digital version for visitors to easily download. 

Inclusion in the Bureau’s Planners Resource Guide

  • Company contact information by category
  • Also available in an interactive .pdf format to easily send to planners and partners via email and to make it easier for them to contact you. 

Inclusion on www.gotolouisville.com

  • Company information with link and description with unlimited images
  • Includes cuisine type, area of town, credit cards accepted, dining average cost, and additional amenities, map, social media tabs

Outstanding Marketing Tools

  • Business leads & referrals from our Destination 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 Resumes 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 Visitor Center(located in the heart of downtown on Fourth Street & Jefferson Street), as well as select Concierge Booth at 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 view our Partnership Kit that explains how Louisville Tourism can work for you and what benefits you will receive as a partner. Click here to download the application. Please contact Melissa Sparks at 502-560-0015 or msparks@gotolouisville.com if you would like to know more about tapping into tourism industry.

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