Membership Benefits

Our goal it to connect consumers of all types - whether tourists, business travelers, or residents - to member businesses.  When you join the growing list of Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau members, you open the door to these core membership benefits and opportunities:

  • Listing in our Official Guide, with a yearly distribution of 90,000+ hard copies in key target areas in Canada and the Mid-Atlantic

  • Brochure distribution through our Visitor Information Center, PA Welcome Centers and at over 260 locations throughout the region

  • Listing on VisitCentralPA.org

  • Exclusive referrals from outside calls, travel writers, and visitors to our Visitor Info Center

  • The ability to showcase your business in attractive display cases at our Visitor Info Center

  • Weekly faxes or e-mails of local events and happenings

  • Updates about Bureau marketing initiatives, membership news, and industry trends

  • Promotion on the SRV's Facebook page, www.Facebook.com/SusquehannaRiverValley, when appropriate.

  • Promotion of events on the SRV's Facebook event page. www.facebook.com/pg/SusquehannaRiverValley/events

  • Networking opportunities such as Member Mornings, Lodging Meetings, and Special Opportunities

  • Ability to post events, promotions, and sales on our online calendar - the most viewed section of our web site - which is sent weekly to media and lodging partners

  • Partnering opportunities with Visitors Bureau and other members

  • New members receive one complimentary ticket to the Annual Membership Dinner, held each May

  • Inclusion in our mobile-optimized web site

  • Participation in our online Speakers Bureau

  • Participation as an Event Planning Service Provider

  • Co-op marketing opportunities 

For additional questions about your SRVVB member benefits, please contact Rose Stump at 570-524-7234 or Rose@VisitCentralPA.org.


Want to know what our membership have to say about us?

Here are some recent testimonials

Website

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Our website alone is worth your membership investment! VisitCentralPA.org receives between 10,000-20,000+ unique visitors per month. That's a lot of exposure for your business or organization. The website is featured on every piece of our advertising - including local, regional, and national ads. As a member, you receive:

  • Online listing that includes your business name, address, phone number, website link, image, description, Facebook link, event planning services link, menu link and Google Map link

  • Opportunity to post events and promotions on our Calendar of Events

  • Opportunity to post overnight packages

Official Guide

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Each year, we produce a high quality, glossy Official Guide that serves as the comprehensive resource to the amenities and opportunities in the Susquehanna River Valley. Members receive exclusive listing and advertising opportunities in the Guide. The Official Guide is:

  • Distributed throughout the year to 90,000+ people

  • Downloaded from VisitCentralPA.org by 10,000-15,000+ people per year

  • Used to promote the area to prospective visitors, students, new residents, media and used in employee recruitment

  • Distributed at PA Visitor Centers, member businesses, local colleges, PA Welcome Centers, area events, trade shows, and mailed to people requesting info via phone, advertising campaigns, and the internet.

Advertising

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The Visitors Bureau does marketing on a local, regional, and national scale. While it varies from season to season, the Bureau typically advertises in the following large-scale publications:

  • Where & When Magazine

  • Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazine

  • Susquehanna Life Magazine

  • Guest Quest Traveler Vacation Guide

  • Horizon Travel Magazine - a division of the Wall Street Journal

  • Newspaper inserts in major east coast metro areas

 

Brochure Distribution

As a member, we will distribute your brochures at the Visitor Info Center (located at Route 15 and Hafer Road in Lewisburg) and in local racks at hotels, restaurants, and the like. The Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau has over 260 brochure racks throughout the region.  Here is a list of some of the larger brochure racks in the following locations:

  • Bucknell's Kenneth G. Langone Athletic Center, Lewisburg

  • Carriage Corner Restaurant, Mifflinburg

  • Quality Inn, New Columbia

  • Comfort Suites, Lewisburg

  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Shamokin Dam

  • English Garden, Riverside

  • Hampton Inn, Shamokin Dam

  • Lewisburg Hotel, Downtown Lewisburg

  • Masser's Restaurant, Paxinos

  • Middlecreek Community Center, Beaver Springs

  • Penn 80 Truck Stop, Milton

  • Union County Government Building, Lewisburg 

  • Susquehanna University

We will also deliver brochures TO YOU for display at your business. Please contact Member Services Director Rose Stump at Rose@VisitCentralPA.org to secure more information on securing a brochure rack for your location and selecting brochures to promote in your display.