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Why Become A Partner


Partnership Benefits

Tourism is Miami’s #1 industry and generates over $24 billion annually for our area. With representation in 49 cities in 52 countries, as the official marketing and promotional organization of Greater Miami and the Beaches, the Greater Miami Convention & Visitor’s Bureau (GMCVB) invests millions of dollars in advertising and promotional programs reaching more than 15 million overnight visitors each year!

GMCVB Partnership offers a wide variety of marketing tools to help you promote your business internationally as well as to local residents. Partner benefits are created to drive business and are what you make of it. Put the strength of the GMCVB to work for you!


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Print Exposure

Greater Miami & The Beaches Vacation Planner

This is the main consumer publication distributed primarily to consumers who respond to GMCVB advertising efforts. Distributed in rooms of most major hotels in Greater Miami & the Beaches. (circ. 45,000)
Also in e-zine version in English AND Spanish. (circ. 50,000) VIEW

Greater Miami & The Beaches Meeting Planner

Highly targeted trade publication distributed to corporate, association and incentive meeting planners via trade shows, sales initiatives and missions. Also in e-zine version. (circ. 5,000) VIEW

Greater Miami & The Beaches Travel Planner

Highly targeted trade publication distributed to travel agents, tour operators, and other travel professionals via trade shows, sales calls and missions. Also in e-zine version. (circ. 15,000) VIEW





Greater Miami & The Beaches Pocket Guide

Pocket sized version of the visitors guide distributed in-market to consumers as well as convention delegates. (circ. 100,000) VIEW

Visitor Center Exposure

4” x 9” brochures can be displayed at the concierge desks at multiple Visitors Center at no additional cost! Brochures must be provided by partner.

Online Exposure

Enhanced GMCVB Website listing with a dedicated webpage which features your photo gallery (up to 8 images), videos, description, address, website and contact information. Offers exposure in 7 languages to over 6.2 million unique site visitors each year.

Ability to upload consumer special offers, partner-to-partner discounts and update partner listing information.

Online GMCVB Partner Directory Listing. (for B2B opportunities)

Advertising Opportunities

Opportunity to take advantage of co-op, online and print advertising programs throughout the year to stretch your marketing dollars. For an overview of GMCVB's co-op advertising opportunities, click here. For an overview of GMCVB's website advertising opportunities, click here.


Sales Opportunities

Sales Missions

The GMCVB conducts national and international sales missions targeting existing and emerging markets to promote Greater Miami and the Beaches as THE destination of choice for travel agents and tour operators for travel trade promotion and selling the area for convention, meeting and association executives. Opportunities exist for partners to attend missions with our sales staff.  

Trade Shows

Throughout the year Tourism Sales and Convention Sales create special exhibits designed to target key decision makers at important industry trade shows. Opportunities exist for partners to attend trade shows with our sales staff for a discounted price or to send brochures or gifts for distribution at the shows.



Sales Leads

Leads from tourism trade shows and sales missions are sent to relevant partners on a regular basis. The Convention Sales Department generates sales leads for partner hotel properties.

Convention Calendar

Access to GMCVB online Convention Calendar. This online calendar presents the reported non-confidential meetings, conventions and trade shows scheduled in the area for the coming months and years.

Media Relations

Inclusion in relevant PR and Industry Newsletters.  News announcements are translated into several languages and distributed to several key global markets.

Opportunity to participate in Local Media Press Tours.

Opportunity to participate in Press Missions in key markets.

Access to Local Media List.

Fam Tours

One of the most effective ways of selling the destination is to bring key decision-makers to the destination. The GMCVB arranges well-planned itineraries to allow participants to experience first-hand the many attributes of Greater Miami and the Beaches. FAM clients include meeting planners, travel agents, and tour operators. Partners play a vital role by contributing key elements to sponsor FAM tours and opportunities are available throughout the year.

Market Research

  • Access to tourism market research data.
  • Access to Digital Image Library.
  • Access to GMCVB Partner Database.
  • Access to Convention Calendar.
  • Free MBWM Customer Service Certification Training
  • Invitations to GMCVB monthly networking events, including annual partner expo.

Promotional Opportunities

  • Promotional opportunities via GMCVB social media channels including Twitter (120k+ followers) and Facebook (450k+ fans).
  • Opportunity for inclusion in GMCVB President's Weekly Newsletter.
  • Opportunity for inclusion in GMCVB Monthly Partner Newsletter.