Membership Benefits

Visitor Expenditures Pie Chart - 2018Discover the many benefits of membership...

The Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau represents attractions, hotels, restaurants, facilities, services and more throughout New Castle County, Delaware and the Brandywine Valley and helps these businesses generate over 2.1 billion dollars annually in visitor spending.
The official GWCVB website drives business to you! Your enhanced web listing includes detailed information about your business or organization including complete contact details, website and social media links, events, photos, video, description, special offers, property features, amenities and more. is fully optimized for mobile web viewing and receives over 600,000 visits per year.

Referrals and Leads
Members receive exclusive GWCVB generated leads & service requests directly from our sales team for your specified market. We use our industry-wide network to generate business for you, including meeting professionals, convention and meeting groups, group tours, travel writers, relocation leads and more.

Social Media Marketing Assistance
When the content is appropriate for visitors and in-line with the GWCVB's mission our social media team will help spread your message via our primary social media channels in an effort to increase user engagement and awareness with our local and regional followers.

Visitor Guide Listing
Your business receives a listing in the official Greater Wilmington visitor guide - distribution 150,000 - plus, you'll get additional exposure online at VISITWILMINGTONDE.COM via the digital edition.

Note: Visitor Guide advertising is only available to members.

Additional Member Benefits...

Special Offers, Coupons and Packages
Create online specials and printable coupons to be featured on Plus, add events and packages, and keep your web listing current all from the member-only web portal - available 24/7.

Reach a continually growing number of consumers via our monthly e-newsletter with editorial coverage and featured link opportunities. We will also keep you informed with monthly marketing updates and quarterly Membership newsletters.

Visitors Center Exposure
Display your brochures or menu in the downtown Visitors Center. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to create a unique Visitors Center window display which will be viewed by hundreds of people daily. Registration is sent out annually in June. Reserving window space is on a first come, first-served basis.

Additional Member Benefits Include...

  • Manage your account 24/7 via our Member web portal
  • Exclusive Website and Visitors Guide advertising opportunities
  • Added exposure in online digital Visitors Guide
  • Attend and host Member networking events
  • Educational events and workshops
  • FAM tour opportunities
  • Meeting/event incentive programs designed to drive new business to the area
  • Access to visiting travel writers

For more information on the benefits of membership, joining the bureau or to request a membership packet, email our MEMBERSHIP DEPARTMENT or call (302) 295-2215.