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Visitors to Bristol spend more than £443m* on shopping whilst in the city and the membership scheme offered by Visit Bristol enables businesses opportunities to reach this market. 

We welcome membership applications from independent retailers, chain stores and retails parks or high streets.

If you would like more information on membership email Faye Batchelor, and to apply for membership please CLICK HERE.

Bronze Members

This is the basic level of membership for small businesses and includes:

  • A listing on the VisitBristol website including five images
  • Advertising within the Bristol Tourist Information Centre (TIC)
  • Receive our weekly industry e-news

Silver Members

This is the standard level of membership for those interested in general leisure marketing opportunities. As well as including all the benefits of membership available to Bronze members, Silver members receive:

  • Multiple listings on the VisitBristol website including 5 images per page - this allows you to advertise another area of the business such as a café
  • Ability to post special offers online
  • Promotion via VisitBristol’s social media channels
  • Inclusions in blogs where appropriate
  • Invitation to Visit Bristol’s events 
  • Specialist marketing opportunities to the groups and travel trade market
  • Monthly update on events taking place in the city
  • Access to an image library and research resources

Gold Members

This is aimed at businesses wanting to focus on both the leisure and business tourism market, especially developing conference and meeting business. As well as benefits for Silver members, additional benefits include:

  • The Meet Bristol team run a free venue finding and group accommodation service which as a member you will have the opportunity to be part of. The team receive a high volume of enquiries each year which includes events of varying size, budgets and requirements (subject to 8% commission)
  • Inclusion in the Conference website, promoting the venue, news and special offers
  • Opportunity to submit editorial to MICE newsletters
  • Opportunities to participate in Business Travel familiarisation visits and events


Shopping Membership Fees

The following membership fees are for shops only. Membership fees are valid until 31st March 2020 and are subject to VAT.

Bronze Membership

Individual Shops


Silver Membership

Individual Shops


Retail Centres


Gold Membership

Individual Shops


Retail Centres


 *2018 Economic Impact Survey

If you would like more information on membership email Faye Batchelor, and to apply for membership please click here.

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