Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau
Partnering with Your Destination Marketing Organization
The Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau is a destination marketing organization for the greater Columbia region, including Richland County, Lexington County and the City of Columbia. Primary functions include educating potential visitors of the area's attributes and generating positive perception by placing paid advertising, generating positive media coverage and encouraging community pride in order to increase leisure travel and meetings, conventions and sporting events booked in the destintation. The CVB also provides area information at columbiacvb.com, the Official Columbia Visitors Guide and the Columbia Regional Visitors Center.
WHAT IS A DESTINATION MARKETING ORGANIZATION?
A destination marketing organization, or DMO, is an entity which promotes a tourist destination, responsible for leading and coordinating all marketing efforts on behalf of a particular destination in order to increase the number of visitors to the destination.
HOW CAN YOU PARTNER WITH COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN CVB?Partner Benefits
Interested in becoming a partner with Columbia Metropolitan CVB? Find out about the many benefits of partnering
with the CVB.Destination Marketing Program
Columbia Metropolitan CVB offers hotels throughout the Columbia region the opportunity to participate in our destination marketing program. Hotels that partner with the CVB receive exclusive benefits through our marketing and sales efforts. Learn how your hotel can join the CVB
in this important program.Leads + Listings
Get more information on adding a listing
to our website for your business or joining one of our twice-monthly community meetings
from our sales team about new opportunities for business.Advertising
Learn about advertising opportunities
in the Official Columbia, SC Visitors Guide and on ColumbiaCVB.com or ExperienceColumbia.mobi.Hospitality Training
Our Hospitality Hotspotters training gives educational opportunities for hospitality professionals. Visit our Hospitality Hotspotters
page to learn more.National Tourism Week
Each year, Columbia Metropolitan CVB joins with cities across the nation to educate leaders, community partners and the general public on the benefits and necessity of a thriving tourism industry. Learn how you can help with National Tourism Week
, May 4-12, 2013.Guest Blogger Program
Want to submit a guest blog about your business or event? Submit your blog with images or video on our guest blogger page
.Visitor InformationRequest copies
of the Official Columbia, SC Visitors Guide for your event or facility.Blog
Keep up to date with the latest partner news
from Columbia Metropolitan CVB. Merchandise
Buy your 'famously hot' t-shirts.Partner Extranet
Access your partner account to update your listings and more. Can't remember your information? Contact Barbara Chambers at 803.545.0021
Photos and Logos
Visit our Photos, Images and Logos page for more information.