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Why Become a Member of a CVB?

The Greater Bangor CVB can help your business grow. Here are just a few membership benefits and opportunities:

  • Lists of up-coming Meetings and Conventions
  • Event and Function Leads
  • Exclusive GBCVB Website Marketing Opportunities
  • Cooperative Advertising Opportunities
  • Business Referrals
  • Networking & Volunteer Opportunities
  • Direct Representation at Trade Shows
  • Packet Mailing Inquiry Fulfillment Program
  • Brochure Distribution at our Bangor International Airport Welcome Center
  • Press Services
  • Marketing Assistance
  • Educational Opportunities

Top Ten Reasons to Join a CVB

Benefit from a Strong Marketing Partner

Whether on a local, state-wide, national and world-wide stage, the Greater Bangor CVB showcases the Greater Bangor Region like no other organization in Maine!


Being a member of the GBCVB provides exclusive access to other business leaders and owners, leisure visitors, meeting and event planners coming to the area. 

Return on Investment

For the cost of an advertisement for one week, your business can join the Greater Bangor CVB and reach your customers for a full year! 

Convention & Meeting Planner Access

The Greater Bangor CVB is the only source that connects our membership with qualified convention, meeting, and event planners.

Brochure Distribution

Let the GBCVB do all the footwork by distributing your brochure at various visitor information locations and packet mailings to prospective visitors.  As a member, you also receive exclusive opportunities to distribute your brochure at select trade shows throughout the East Coast, New England and Canada. 

Complimentary Listings

Members receive a complimentary listing in the Greater Bangor Region Visitor & Event Planning Guide produced by the Greater Bangor CVB and complimentary listings in appropriate directories on our website. 

Advertising Opportunities

Members of the GBCVB receive many discounted advertising opportunities throughout the year. 

Visitor & Planner Leads

The GBCVB comes in contact with your customer first. The GBCVB gives our members the opportunity for new business by distributing information you’ll need to entice them to your business. 

Member Only Opportunities

  • Greater Bangor Visitor & Event Planning Guidebook Advertising
  • Greater Bangor CVB Website Advertising
  • Welcome Bag Participation – Conventions, Meetings & Events
  • Industry Research
  • Event Schedules for the Area
  • Coupon Distribution Opportunities
  • Online Booking Capabilities (Provided by GDS & aRes)
  • Meeting & Convention RFPs
  • Wedding Leads
  • Educational Seminars, Workshops & 

Being a Member will Help Your Business

When you support the Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau by becoming a member, you are supporting the promotion of one of the most important industries in the state of Maine - Tourism. Help your business grow, help your community grow, help us market and promote you! 

Become a member of the Greater Bangor CVB today.