Membership Benefits

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

PROMOTING YOUR BUSINESS AND CATALINA ISLAND!

Each member is eligible to receive:

  • A FREE listing in the Catalina Island Visitors Guide, published annually in January, and on the official Destination Management Organization website, lovecatalina.com
  • Opportunity to place a display advertisement in the Catalina Island Visitors Guide and the Catalina Island Pocket Map, and/or banner advertisements on the website
  • FREE display of 4″ x 9″ materials in the brochure racks at the Visitor Center located on the Green Pleasure Pier
  • Opportunity to display materials in mainland boat terminals through an exclusive program with Certified Folder Display Company
  • Referral of visitors seeking products and/or services offered by your business
  • Cooperative advertising and program opportunities at specially negotiated reduced rates in various media
  • Participation in the Catalina Island Gift Certificate Program
  • Cooperative participation in travel and trade shows targeting consumers, as well as niche market show opportunities
  • Promotion of your business through public relations programs
  • Opportunity to submit a featured advertisement or coupon in the monthly email blast (small fee) to our database of prospective Catalina visitors (131,000+ subscribers)
  • Insert a digital flyer in weekly Thursday Update for FREE
  • Add specials and/or packages on the website for promotion for FREE
  • Be included on This Week on Catalina Island page on the website
  • Use of photo library – FREE
  • Opportunity to “host” a Member Mixer to showcase your business
  • Discounts on Constant Contact e-marketing solutions
  • Amplification on social media outlets (200,000+ followers)

REPRESENTING YOUR  BUSINESS INTERESTS

  • Representation at all levels of government
  • Opportunities to help shape the policies that affect your business
  • Candidate Forums and Questionnaires (local)
  • Fixers – helpful gatherings to address a business need

EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

  • Ability to attend sponsored seminars at member-only rates

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Monthly Mixers, usually on the third Thursday evening of each month
  • Monthly Committee Meetings
  • Annual Meeting & Installation Dinner
  • Annual Marketing Conference

AND OTHER BENEFITS

  • Opportunities to volunteer with committees
  • “Thursday Update” weekly e-newsletter