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The Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau (JCVB) is committed to the marketing and promotion of Jefferson. JCVB members are provided up to date industry research, and opportunities for networking and growing business and community relationships. In addition to a member listing in the Family Fun Guide and online, members are able to showcase their business and/or event on our website, and via the member-to-member newsletter. The JCVB sales team works directly with members on distribution of leads, participation in tradeshows and other marketing related opportunities.
Your membership in the JCVB gives you more exposure in the travel market. That means reaching more visitors, meeting planners, tour & travel planners, and organizations. You are represented as part of a growing destination location. Promote your business through our visitor coupon program, or our annual Family Fun Guide/Visitor Guide.
Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc. (JCVB)
Membership Terms & Conditions
Applicants and members must meet all business requirements set by state, city and parish governments.
Membership Investments can be paid by cash or check made payable to the Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau (JCVB).
To ensure adequate information is available for JCVB publications, the website and, general inquiries, it is the responsibility of the member to provide accurate information regarding your business upon joining. The member assigned primary member status for your membership has 24 hour access to your member account whereby necessary changes and/or updates as it relates to your online listing, as well as internal contact information can be made. Members can also contact, Membership & Communications Manager, Terrie Birkel, at 504-731-7083 or via email at email@example.com.
This application must be accompanied by a check for the application fee and one year's membership dues, which are to be applied to the calendar year of January 1 to December 31, 2013. All applications are submitted to the JCVB Membership Committee and the JCVB Board of Directors for approval. Please note that all clients generated by the Bureau shall remain property of the Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau
(Members joining prior to January 1, 2013 begin receiving benefits upon approval of application!)
Levels 1, 2 & 3
Advertising and cooperative advertising opportunities for members are available through the Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau.
The Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau will act as a referral service for its members, making available information on special events, research data and items of general interest. In addition, the JCVB will encourage its convention clients to use the goods and services of the membership.
JCVB Updates and Quarterly Newsletter
The JCVB updates and quarterly newsletter will include information on industry happening and much more. Members are allowed to submit announcements such as new hires, awards garnered and important information for inclusion in the newsletter.
JCVB Membership Breakfast Meetings
These gatherings are to provide members with an opportunity to learn about new programs and events, to network and share industry information with each other.
The JCVB partners with the Jefferson Chamber to provide members with an opportunity to meet and partner with the Jefferson business community. The JCVB also invites our membership to participate in various networking events throughout the year.
Members are offered Buy-In opportunities at trade shows exhibited by the JCVB. (Travel expenses not included).
Member to Member Benefits
Members will be able to offer discounts to other members through the quarterly newsletter to increase business in the local community.
Annual membership investment may be tax deductible as a business expense.
Specialty Guides: These specialty guides are distributed to meeting planners and their delegates, are given away at trade shows attended by the JCVB staff and are mailed to potential visitors that have requested information on the area. These specialty publications include the Jefferson Parish Visitors Guide "Family Fun Guide" (the JCVB consumer response piece), and the JCVB DVD Meeting Planner Guide. Distribution of our Visitor Guides to the Louisiana Visitor Information Centers is made by the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association, Certified Folder Display Service, Inc. distributes to the greater New Orleans area.
On-Line Listings: Members are listed on the JCVB website at www.experiencejefferson.com. Members are also promoted through Social Media - Facebook.
Hyper-links are available at an additional charge and are subject to membership committee approval. Hyper-links are included in membership for Level 1 & 2 members.
Trade Show Representation
The membership will be represented at all trade shows attended by the Jefferson Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Convention & Group Leads
Definite leads from direct sales efforts, trade shows and other sources are available exclusively to members of JCVB.
Additional Benefit for Levels 1 & 2
Convention & Group Leads
Tentative leads from the trade shows attended by the JCVB staff and direct sales efforts and other sources are available exclusively to members of JCVB in levels 1 & 2.
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