Welcome to Visit Glendale – the Glendale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GCVB). We are looking forward to our new partnership. Millions of travelers visit our region each year to attend professional and college football, hockey and spring training games, NASCAR, tennis tournaments, as well as concerts, performing arts, signature special events, mega events, conferences, tradeshows and other related events and activities. Visit Glendale allows our members to compete in the national and international tourism marketplace.
By becoming a member of Visit Glendale, you will have access to a wide array of benefits and services. Your Visit Glendale membership includes a listing in Official Visitors Guide, business leads, access to event calendars, website and social media listings and co-op advertising opportunities. Members will also have the chance to participate in sales missions, conventions, trade shows, familiarization tours, and networking events.
- Glendale Official Visitor Guide
- Glendale Meeting & Travel Planner Guide (online version)
Both editions include members of the hospitality industry who provide services directly to visitors and meeting planners, i.e. hotels, restaurants, attractions, etc. Members will also be given discounted rates for display advertising in the Glendale Official Visitor Guide.
Member Directory Online
Members will be included in the Visit Glendale Member Directory (online version).
Qualified leads generated and received by Visit Glendale are provided to members who can fulfill the specified type of service or product being requested. Visit Glendale members can market directly to the lead contact.
Members will be given opportunities for co-operative advertising in partnership with Visit Glendale and its partners.
Members that are visitor oriented will be given the opportunity to display brochures at the Glendale Visitor Center, an official local visitor information center designated by the Arizona Office of Tourism. Members will also have a wide array of opportunities to provide collateral for distribution at Visit Glendale mobile information booths, member networking events and at Glendale’s signature festivals.
Communication: Visit Glendale E-Newsletter
Members will receive regular e-newsletter updates on local and national tourism statistics and trend, events and activities.
Sales Missions, Conventions and Trade Shows
Visit Glendale will facilitate and participate in and represent the West Valley in a wide variety of sales missions, conventions and trade show which best meet the needs of Visit Glendale members.
Familiarization Tours and Host Opportunities
Visit Glendale will actively seek and promote familiarization tours and host opportunities for members.
Marketing Resources/Media Relations
Visit Glendale will provide marketing and media resources to members. These opportunities include circulation of press releases, media coverage opportunities and educational workshops and seminars.
Visit Glendale will participate in a wide array of select and highly valued tourism and hospitality organizations including Destination Marketing Association International, Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, Valley Hotel & Resort Association and Meeting Planners International.
Shop Glendale (Glendale Members Only)
Members with businesses within the city of Glendale limits will be given the opportunity to participate in the Shop Glendale program.
Terry Williams, Membership Sales and Service Coordinator
The Glendale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GCVB) reserves the right to limit and restrict membership to those businesses and organizations that attract visitors and actively promote tourism hospitality within the region. The GCVB maintains the right to restrict membership from organizations that do not support or promote the region’s positive messaging and brand identity.