What We Can Do for You
Membership with the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board opens the door to unlimited opportunities for you. Get seen on our award-winning website. Tap into our growing social media presence. Land one of the hundreds of pieces of business we send to members every year. Connect with fellow members to develop new business relationships.
That's just the beginning of what we can offer. The benefits are in the numbers. Click each section below to find out more.
Neighborhood Member: $200
Exposure to 2+ Million visitors with a complimentary listing on valleyforge.org.
Includes unlimited updates, # of photos, and link to your website
*Limitations for Neighborhood Member Option Business must be located within Montgomery County, First-time members only
Non-accommodations (Non-tourism industry partner)
✓ Access to our HQ System, where you can update your listing anytime
✓ Access to Partner Bulletin
✓ Invitation to exclusive Networking Events
✓ Invitation to Member Training
✓ Exclusive access to member-only content in the Member eNews
Basic Membership: $300
Includes all Neighborhood Member benefits and:
✓ Opportunity for Inclusion in Digital and Printed Materials
✓ Receive a free listing on the aware winning Visit Valley Forge app
✓ Upload deals and coupons to visitvalleyforge.org and Visit Valley Forge app
✓ Ability to submit events to public calendar on valleyforge.org & Visit Valley Forge App
✓ *Invitations to Monthly (Montco In The Know) & Quarterly Education events
✓ Invitation to the Annual Tourism Rally & Golf Outing
✓ Invitation to the Annual Luncheon
✓ Media Relations Support and Social Media Engagement; inclusion in PR Pitches; Social Media & Giveaway programs
✓ Opportunity to be featured in social media influencer campaigns
✓ Potential Member to Member Business Referral Opportunities
✓ Partnership Opportunities for Familiarization (FAM) Tours & Client Site Visits
✓ Access to Upcoming Convention and Events calendar
✓ Member rate for digital and print advertising
✓ Member to Member Discounts
✓ Access to Member Image Gallery
Enhanced Membership - Newly Added Benefits: $500
(Includes all Neighborhood & Basic Membership benefits)
✓ Additional exposure opportunities on the award winning Visit Valley Forge app: Submit push notifications & in-app promotions
✓ Opportunity for (1) 15 minute presentation to VFTCB Staff
✓ Upgraded Web Listing with increased word limit & video upload capability
✓ (2) Guaranteed Social Media posts per calendar year
Publications Package: (Pricing Available Upon Request)
• Full Page Ads in Visitors Guide and 1 other printed publication ARTS Montco Guide, Montco Golf Guide, Crave Montco Dining Guide Digital Package
• A complete digital marketing package, featuring: 4 Push notifications via the Visit Valley Forge app 4 Consumer Eblast Ads Web Ad; Could also include a featured listing on the website Event Sponsorship Package
• Sponsorship of VFTCB Events with introduction; Tourism Talks Event: 1 of 4 a year Sales Meeting: 1 of 4 year Member Event: 1 of 4 a year Visitors Center Package
• Tickets & Exhibitor Table at Annual Meeting or at Sales Event
• Brochure in the Visitor Center and Video played at Visitor Center
ValleyForge.org saw more than 1.8 million page views between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018. Membership allows you to tap into the growing number of travelers and locals who are coming to our website searching for area businesses.
The VFTCB has more than 158,000 fans across our social media platforms. Our social media presence is growing rapidly with followers more than doubling year-over-year. We are active on all major social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and more.
The membership network of the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board continues to grow at a rapid pace. In just two years, more than 200 new businesses and organizations have joined, growing our number to more than 600 total members.
The sales team of the Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board sent more than 1400 total business leads to our membership in 2018. These requests include meetings, conventions, sports events, weddings and celebrations in our region.
Tourism is responsible for more than $2 billion in economic impact for Montgomery County every year. In the Greater Philadelphia region, tourism is a $10 billion industry that affects hotels, restaurants, attractions, retail, transportation and services.
The VFTCB distributes more than 150,000 visitors guides, dining guides and newspapers distributed annually. Printed marketing materials include the Valley Forge Visitors Guide, the Montco Explorer newspaper, Crave Montco and Montco Golf Magazine.
As a marketing organization, we work to promote Valley Forge and Montgomery County across all media. You will see our ads on billboards, in magazines, at train stations, and across all digital platforms.
Members have a unique opportunity to buy co-op space in our campaigns. Every time a member buys into our co-op programs, the money goes back into our marketing, allowing us to buy more ads and drive more business in our community.