About the CVB

The mission of the Conference and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Montgomery County, MD, Inc. is to enthusiastically promote, market and sell Montgomery County, Maryland as a destination for meetings, conventions and individual travelers, fostering economic development and benefiting and supporting members and the overall business community.  It is the CVB’s goal to show leadership and be regarded as a quality organization of experts and advocates of its members, partnering with local, county and state organizations and government officials in an effort to further these goals.

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Membership Dues

Hotel Membership - $230 Plus additional $1.00 per room
Mall Membership - $180 Plus additional $1.00 per store
Associate Membership - $180 All other industries

Membership Year

July 1 - June 30. Dues are pro-rated.

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Destination Marketing

The Conference and Visitors Bureau's primary objective is to attract and encourage visitors to stay in Montgomery County. To achieve this end,we increase awareness by directing our marketing strategies through publications, attendance at industry trade shows, advertising, press releases and the media.

Did you know? - About 7 million people visit Montgomery County annually!

Group Tour and Conference Planning

By actively cultivating contacts with group tour operators, meeting professionals, associations and other leaders in the group industry, we increase opportunities for our members to service groups, meetings and conferences, as well as familiarization trips into our County.

Membership Networking

The CVB hosts networking and educational programs throughout the year. These events provide opportunities for members to learn more about CVB programs and how to get involved.

Trade Shows

We work continuously to disseminate information locally, regionally and nationally about Montgomery County's accommodations, attractions, events, restaurants, shopping and entertainment at more than 15 tradeshows each year.

Publications

Valuable information about our County and our members can be found in the Visitors Guide,Meeting PLanner Guide, the CVB website, and our newsletters.

Cooperative Advertising Opportunities

The CVB offers cooperative advertising opportunities to members throughout the year, offering the chance to affordably promote your business in state, regional and national publications.

Membership Programs

Throughout the year the CVB hosts programs that offer the membership an opportunity to network with other members and the CVB staff. The programs range from receptions, luncheons, familiarization tours and educational seminars to committee meetings on strategic planning issues.

Visitor Services

We provide assistance to visitors who are looking for brochures, maps, souvenirs and information about our state and county. Members can provide brochures that will be sent out in visitor inquiries. Travel counselors are able to extend a helping hand and personal assistance directly to the most important people in our business - the consumer.

Legislative

The CVB advocates for tourism-related issues and annually participaes in Maryland Tourism Day at the Maryland General Assembly in Annapolis. 

Sales Effort

The CVB Sales Team is on staff to attend trade shows and business expos, and continuously cultivate contact with group tour operators, group tour leaders, meeting professionals and other leaders in the group industry.

To receive a prospective member kit, which includes a membership application, call 240-777-2064, or email bmattocks@visitmontgomery.com

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