Milwaukee’s tourism and convention markets bring billions of dollars into the area’s economy each and every year.
Reap the rewards of partnership! Becoming a VISIT Milwaukee partner gives you access to exclusive networking opportunities, targeted marketing and advertising, special events, community involvement and industry research; we provide the tools to help maximize your exposure to convention and tourism dollars.
Marketing Partner Tools
Listing on VISITMilwaukee.org and mobile site
Link to more than 1 million website visitors and more than 3 million page views annually. And a top search result on Google, Bing and Yahoo.
Extend your marketing reach and stand out from your competition by advertising in our targeted print publications, websites, e-newsletters and strategic co-op ad buys.
Official Visitors Guide
Connect with visitors and meeting planners with the area’s most sought-after travel and tourism resource, available in both printed and digital format. The Official Visitors Guide is the most recognized visitor publication for the Greater Milwaukee area, 200,000 printed and distributed annually.
Milwaukee365.com - Your Calendar of Events
You can promote your special events in the area’s most comprehensive calendar for tourists and convention delegates – available online 24/7/365. Partners’ events also feed onto VisitMilwaukee.org’s Upcoming Events page – our most visited page on the entire VISIT Milwaukee site.
Strategize your promotion to conventions, annual meetings, tradeshows and events booked by VISIT Milwaukee Convention Sales Department through partner-exclusive use of this online tool.
Brochure Distribution at the Visitor Information Center
Being a partner of VISIT Milwaukee is an affordable and proven entity. The leads and revenue generated through referrals and publications have been great.—Dean Brown, General Manager, Lamers Bus Lines, Inc.
Stock your brochures in our staffed Visitor Information Center located inside the Wisconsin Center at Wisconsin Avenue and 4th Street. Each year over 10,000 people use Visitor Information to learn more about what to see and do in Milwaukee.
New Relationships & Partnerships
Network with other partners and learn valuable marketing skills at VISIT Milwaukee’s many social and educational events throughout the year. Show off your venue by hosting an event.
Benefit from VISIT Milwaukee’s powerful public relations department that continually promotes our partners and the city’s many attractions through press trips conducted for travel editors and freelance writers throughout the year. Growing social media presence has also opened up exciting new PR opportunities for our partners.
Exclusive Partner-Only access allows you to manage/view business opportunities from our Convention Calendar and Group Tour Prospects. You can control your own listing, events and special offers.
For Hotels—Book A Hotel
BookDirect is a search tool that allows our website visitors to enter their travel dates and search for hotels that have availability during that time. The tool connects to our hotel partners’ reservation systems so it shows real-time availability. Visitors can refine their search based on a handful of different factors like location, price, etc.
For more information on these benefits, please contact:
Partner Relations Manager