Partner Benefits


Reach new heights with partnership

By partnering with Travel Tacoma + Pierce County, you are able to tap into the 10.8 million visitors and over $1 billion in visitor spending in Pierce County. We are the third largest tourism market in the State of Washington.  By partnering with us, together we strengthen the economic impact of tourism in our region.


Tools to build success

Becoming a Partner increases your ability to reach target markets and enables you to tap into exclusive resources that we offer Partners. Get connected to target customers through dynamic sales and marketing opportunities, along with networking with other Travel Tacoma Partners.  We offer a robust marketing benefits package, as well as a marketing benefits package, with access to sales leads.

Online presence
Travel Tacoma Partners receive a robust presence on our website, TravelTacoma.com, including branding for your business, plus rich visual content and a description, along with support for social media including Facebook and Twitter.

Our newly designed website is enhanced to reach travelers while they are in-market, providing ease of access from smart phones and tablets.

You may offer promotions and discounts to reach the leisure traveler, and also have visibility on their success rate. List your public events on our highly-trafficked events page.

Powerful relational database

Behind our newly designed website is a state-of-the-art relational database designed for the CVB industry. You have control over your content, your account, and access to reports and data that demonstrate the amount of viewings and hits that your listing receives. Automated emails provide you with regular information on how often your listing is viewed.

For those Partners wishing to receive sales leads, our dedicated sales team will contact you via an automated system with detailed leads. Receive training from our staff on how to leverage these leads into booked business.

Annual Meeting Planner Guide
Partners are listed in the annual Meeting Planner Guide, distributed to over 2,500 highly qualified meeting planners.

Referrals
Partners are referred when distributing conference and tourism-related leads.

News + info
Stay up-to-date with current and local information via Tourism Talks, Travel Tacoma’s official e-newsletter, as well as Hot Topics, an industry e-newsletter reserved for Partners. 

Visitor services
Partners may distribute brochures or rack cards, and display visual content for visitors who come to our downtown Tacoma Visitor Information Center. The visitor services team helps visitors plan their trips to Pierce County, pushing visitors into your business’ doors.

Partner-to-partner opportunities, meetings and training
Partner events such as our Collaborate to Elevate events, social mixers, and our Annual Tourism Matters Meeting provide year-round opportunities for you and your business to network throughout Pierce County and provide educational opportunities for your staff.

Invitations to attend tradeshows and sales missions with Travel Tacoma staff 
Travel Tacoma will lead a delegation of Partners to sell and market our destination at targeted tradeshows, providing direct customer contact, affordability and powerful regional impact.

Media tours + site visits
Travel Tacoma coordinates media tours and site visits for media based upon their desired itinerary. Partners have hosting opportunities, which provide direct contact with the media.