Become a Partner

Visit Tampa Bay’s mission is to create vibrant economic development for our community by collaboratively increasing visitation to Tampa Bay. We partner with local businesses to promote the area as a premier destination for conventions, meetings, sporting events, leisure travel and more. We hope you’ll consider joining us in supporting a climate of year-round hospitality, and help Tampa Bay reap the rewards of a thriving visitor industry.

Top 10 Reasons to Partner with Visit Tampa Bay

  1. Access to over 700 fellow partners and upcoming meetings/conventions 18 months in to the future to expand your client base.
     
  2. Visit Tampa Bay is the only source that connects you to the leisure & convention markets, through various marketing and advertising opportunities.
     
  3. Detailed listing on our website, which receives approximately over 1 million unique visitors annually.
     
  4. We sell Tampa Bay! No other organization markets Tampa Bay at regional, national and international trade shows. Visit Tampa Bay also works daily with travel and consumer magazines from national and international radio, TV & newspapers, helping bring business to our partners.
     
  5. Free distribution of your brochures in our Visitors Center, located in Channelside.
     
  6. Visit Tampa Bay connects you with potential clients through networking, educational luncheons and regularly updated convention calendars.
     
  7. For the cost of a newspaper advertisement for one week, you can partner with Visit Tampa Bay and receive benefits that will reach visitors for one year.
     
  8. Complimentary listings in the appropriate publications: Official Visitors Guide, Dining & Nightlife Guide & Hot Deals Brochure. Preferred advertising opportunities available in our publications.
     
  9. Leads & referrals!  From accommodations to audiovisual services, Visit Tampa Bay sends out leads and referrals from the convention and leisure markets to our partners giving you the opportunity to potentially receive new business.
     
  10. Access to the Partner Extranet. Inside you will have access to our confidential convention calendar, posting coupons to reach specific audiences, industry research and much more.​


For more information on partnering with us, please contact
Katy Guion at KGuion@VisitTampaBay.com.