In the world of tourism and destination marketing more collaboration means more visitation! Your partnership with Visit Big Bear (VBB) is an investment that works for you 365 days a year.
In addition to our key marketing tools of the BigBear.Com website, Official Big Bear Visitors Magazine, social media, PR opportunities and Visitor Center; partners are invited to participate in networking and education programs as well as advertising opportunities.
This guide outlines what we can do together to promote your business and Big Bear Lake to travelers. We want to share your business through communication, advertising, visitor center, website and much more.
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." Helen Keller
INCLUDED IN TIER 1 MEMBERSHIP
Receive a standard website page on BIGBEAR.COM that includes up to three photos, a 200-word description, amenities, map, contact information and link to business website. The website is promoted through marketing campaigns and is the main call to action.
LISTING ON VISITOR CENTER TECHNOLOGY
Receive a standard listing on the touch screen kiosk and table map that includes up to three photos, a 200-word description, amenities, map, contact information and link to business website.
Specials offers and coupons can boost overall revenue and more visits to your business. With your Visit Big Bear membership, you will receive the ability to add one coupon to the website and visitor center kiosk.
LISTING IN OFFICIAL VISITOR MAGAZINE
You will receive a listing in the Visit Big Bear Official Visitors Magazine. Visit Big Bear prints and distributes 150,000 guides to southern California, Nevada and Arizona residents actively their trip to Big Bear. The guide is also available digital with links out to your business.
DIGITAL ADVERTISING & VISITOR MAGAZINE ADVERTISING
We are the most trusted travel resource for the Big Bear region. Advertise with us to reach a highly-qualified, engaged audience planning travel and activities. Through effective native advertising, connect with locals and visitors searching for hotels, things to do, restaurants, attractions, and events. Learn more here.
The Big Bear Visitor Magazine is officially in production and we can’t wait to share our new vision for the magazine with you! We are thrilled to introduce you to our new Publisher, Destination Creative Group, the team of publishing experts who are the SIX-time Apex Award winners for the stunning magazines they’ve created for Visit Santa Barbara, Visit Ventura, Visit Napa Valley and many others.
ADVERTISING AT THE VISITOR CENTER
With thousands of visitors a year the visitor center is a prime location to advertise your business. As a partner of Visit Big Bear, you have the ability to display one slide on our 48-inch monitor in the visitor center and one 4x9 rack card.
REFERRALS FROM THE EXPERTS
Boost more business with qualified referrals from our visitor services representatives. Through the visitor center, online and the 800#.
TRADE SHOW OPPORTUNITIES
Join the Visit Big Bear team at trade shows as a Big Bear Ambassador and pursue business opportunities.
SUBSCRIPTION TO THE VBB NEWSLETTER
The Visit Big Bear Newsletter is distributed monthly and includes, alerts, internal news, local Big Bear news, marketing opportunities, membership benefit information and event details.
Receive two tickets to the annual meeting. Meet industry professional, hear industry speakers and learn about what is next for Visit Big Bear.
Tier 2 Partnership Offers
PRIORITY RANKING OVER TIER 1 ON BIGBEAR.COM
ONE ADDITIONAL SPECIAL OFFER/COUPONS
Add two coupons to the website and visitor center kiosk and map
ACCESS TO PHOTOGRAPHY, MEDIA AND B-ROLL
We are always adding to our vast library of images and video footage. With a tier two partnership you will receive access to our content library. Members can use these images for marketing campaigns, websites and other marketing initiatives.
CO-OP ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITY
Co-op advertising is an affordable form of self-promotion with a lower overall advertising cost. The process of co-op advertising makes it possible for a small business to be directly tied to a brand that offers positive outcomes.
Tier 3 Partnership Offers
PRIORITY RANKING OVER TIER 2 ON BIGBEAR.COM
TWO ADDITIONAL SPECIAL OFFER/COUPONS
Add three coupons to the website and visitor center kiosk and map.
VISITOR CENTER ACTIVATION OPPORTUNITY
Work with our visitor center team, or bring in your own team for a one-time activation at the visitor center.
Tier 4 Partnership Offers
PRIORITY RANKING OVER TIER 3 ON BIGBEAR.COM
EBLAST ADVERTISING DISCOUNT
Receive 50% off ____ the cost of Visit Big Bear bi monthly eblast. We will work with you to customize a compelling message to our database of _____ that will maximize your return and drive clicks to your website. Inventory currently is limited to ____ per month.
VIDEO CONTENT OPPORTUNITY IN VISITOR CENTER
Add a 30 second high-quality video to our visitor center monitor for a full year!
ENHANCED LISTING IN OFFICIAL VISITOR GUIDE
Tier 4 partners and above will receive an enlarged presence on the 2020-2021 Visitor Guide.
TWO ADDITIONAL ANNUAL MEETING TICKETS
Receive two additional tickets to the annual meeting. Meet industry professionals, hear industry speakers and learn about what next for Visit Big Bear.
Tier 5 Partnership Offers
TOP RANKING ON BIGBEAR.COM
FREE EBLAST ADVERTISING
Receive one free Visit Big Bear eblast. We will work with you to customize a compelling message to our database of _____ that will maximize your return and drive clicks to your website. Inventory currently is limited to ____ per month.
BIGBEAR.COM HOMEPAGE PRESENCE
Get on the homepage of BigBear.com with a one-month advertising opportunity. We will work with you to customize a compelling marketing campaign.
EVENT BOOTH SPACE
Visit Big Bear operates three local events. Big Bear Grill & Chill, Fishin’ for 50k and Big Bear Chili Cookoff. The events bring thousands of attendees and is a great way to advertise your business. At tier five your business receives a FREE 10x10 booth space at all three events.
FOUR ADDITIONAL ANNUAL MEETING TICKETS
Bring the gang! Receive four additional tickets to the annual meeting. Meet industry professionals, hear industry speakers and learn about what’s next for Visit Big Bear.