2022 Visit Hershey & Harrisburg Partnership

Visit Hershey & Harrisburg (VHH) is the official non-profit partnership-based Destination Marketing Organization serving Dauphin County. The VHH team is responsible for developing and executing comprehensive sales, marketing, and communication programs to attract leisure, business, group, and sports & events markets to the Hershey & Harrisburg region.

Throughout 2021, VHH was proud to offer complimentary destination marketing services as the Hershey Harrisburg Region continued its journey to recovery. During that time, we worked on modifying our Partnership model to provide affordable investment options which address the unique needs of our tourism partners. 
 

 

Why Become A VHH Partner?

As an investing Partner you'll receive a variety of benefits to bring customers to your door throughout the year.  All investing Partners qualify for the following benefits and much more:

  • Direct referrals to potential visitors seeking recommendations on things to do, where to stay, etc.
  • Website leisure listing page on VisitHersheyHarrisburg.org
  • Support from our team of Sales & Marketing, Sports & Events, and Experience Development professionals
  • Partner newsletters featuring industry research, upcoming events, grant opportunities, etc.
  • Opportunity to participate in partner-only advertising programs
  • Advocacy and financial support (Marketing Assistance)
  • Ability to post events on VHH website

If you would like to receive leads and referrals, choose one of our upgraded Sales Packages to connect with meeting planners, event planners, and group leaders. 

 

Who Qualifies For VHH Partnership?

Tourism-related businesses in Dauphin and Perry Counties can qualify to become a VHH Partner. This includes Accommodations, Restaurants, Breweries, Vinyards/Wineries,  Attractions, Venues, and Retail.  Businesses located in neighboring counties are considered at the descretion of VHH. VHH reserves the right to determine eligibility. Not sure if you qualify? Contact Sue Kunisky for more information.

Tourism is critical to the economic success our region.  In Hershey and Harrisburg, we are fortunate to have the PA State Capital, a world-class amusement complex and hundreds of exciting things to see and do that are attractive to travelers.

We hope you'll join us in 2022 as a VHH Official Partner!  Our team is excited to provide a variety of Partner services at a very affordable price!  Register today to maximize your 2022 Partnership!

 

How Do I Sign Up?

Review the Partnership options below and identify which is the best fit for your tourism business. Signing up is easy, just click the button to our sign-up page to get started. Our team is here to help you get started.

 

Partnership Levels

FREE WEB LISTING - $0

All tourism related businesses in Dauphin and Perry Counties that provide a visitor experience qualify for this new offering.  Please note: The Free Web Listing option does not provide any of the Partnership Benefits listed above including posting Events and receiving Partner newsletters. Listings will feature a brief description (250 character count), 1 image and link, physical address, and phone number. 

 

SMALL BUSINESS/NON PROFIT PARTNER - $150

This option is available to businesses with 5 or less Full-Time employees, or Non-Profit Organizations designated as 501 c(3) or 501 C(6).

As a Small Business/Non-Profit Partner, your business will qualify for all Partnership benefits listed below for Investing Partners.

 

INVESTING PARTNER - $350

This option is our most popular Partnership level featuring several key benefits at an attractive price!  As an Investing Partner you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • Direct referrals to potential visitors seeking recommendations on things to do, where to stay, etc.
  • Website leisure listing page on VisitHersheyHarrisburg.org
  • Support from our team of Sales & Marketing, Sports & Events, and Experience Development professionals
  • Partner newsletters featuring industry research, upcoming events, grant opportunities and more
  • Opportunity to participate in partner-only advertising programs
  •  Advocacy and financial support including  Marketing Assistance
  • Ability to post your Events on VHH website

 

SALES PACKAGE – NON-ACCOMMODATIONS $650 - $750

This package is for non-accommodation Tourism businesses who would like to receive referrals from our Sales teams.  This Package includes:

  • All of the benefits listed above for Investing Partners as well as:
  • Inclusion in one sales planner (you choose – Group or Meetings & Conventions) with the option to add second Market segment for $100
  • Sales referrals for Groups and/or Meetings & Conventions
  • Access to trade show contacts and notes for selected market(s)
  • Listing on website for selected market(s)
  • Representation at industry trade shows
  • Opportunity to host site visits
  • Opportunity to be featured in destination profile sheet

 

SALES PACKAGE  -  HOTELS AND ACCOMMODATIONS  $850

If your business accommodates overnight guests, this package offers enhanced opportunities to connect with group leaders, meeting and sports/events planners.  This Package includes:

  • All of the benefits listed above for Investing Partners as well as:
    • Leads & RFP’s
      • Meetings & Conventions (M &C)
      • Group Tour
      • Sports & Events
    • Access to trade show contacts and notes
    • Inclusion in 2 Sales Planners (Group & M&C)
    • Listings on Group and M&C websites
    • Representation at industry trade shows
    • Opportunity for inclusion in site visits
    • Opportunity for inclusion in destination profile sheet
    • Direct book linking opportunity on VHH website