The more we work together to promote the city to visitors collectively the more effective we will be. There are a number of ways that business can support the work that we undertake and benefit at the same time.
We operate on a not-for-profit basis so any revenue raised either from commission, sales or membership goes straight back into the marketing budget allowing us to do more and bring more people to Bristol.
Become a member
Membership adds your voice to a growing business community working with us to grow the visitor economy and continue to develop an effective partnership.
As well as receiving individual benefits for your business, by becoming a member you are directly supporting the work of Destination Bristol financially as well as supporting our role as the voice of tourism in Bristol.
Make the most of our services – Free venue finding
We work with more than 75 venues in the Bristol and M5 corridor who offer a great service to those wanting to run a conference, meeting or business event. We offer a free venue finding service which cuts out loads of time for you as the organiser. Through our efficient systems, we can check the best venues for you (determined by size, location and any other specifics who want – we know all of our venues personally and so can deal with even the most obscure request) as well as ensuring that your dates are available and it’s within your budget.
Make the most of our services – Bristol Tourist Information Centre
As well as providing a handy service for visitors to the city, Bristol TIC is a great resource with maps, books and guides to the city and full of locally sourced art, chocolate (yum) and souvenirs so a great place for corporate gifts and thank yous.
If you can’t leave the office, you can always use our online shop.
Link to the website
If you have a customer facing website, then add a link back to VisitBristol.co.uk. Not only does this help us, but it is good for your site too as search engines really like this.
Use the website
For customer facing staff, VisitBristol.co.uk can be a really useful tool for finding information, events, build itineraries and check the latest information. It also translates into 12 different languages which can be very helpful for international visitors for whom English is not a first language and may not be overly confident.
Support familiarisation and press visits
Every year we bring journalists and trade buyers to Bristol to show off this wonderful place. This is an essential but expensive part of our work so we welcome any business wishing to support with complimentary meals, accommodation and entry to contact us.
Support our publications
We produce a range of print, mostly on an annual basis, that help promote Bristol to visitors both before and after they arrive. Like our website, they have to be inspirational, informative and practical.
Publications are designed to be cost neutral, we aim to keep costs as low as possible allowing smaller businesses to take advantage of the huge distribution network.
Talk to us about how you can help
We love talking to anyone with a passion for Bristol who may be able to support our work. This support could be financial (that always helps) or by being representative of a collective of businesses who are interested in how to promote to visitors. You might have great relationships with influential travel people or be responsible for a conference, social event or away day that you might want to bring to the area.
We are a busy bunch, but never too busy to hear from you. Contact us today