Become a Partner

Below is a summary of partner benefits by level, also available as a PDF: Partner Benefit Summary. Do you have questions or want to become a partner? Complete the form below or contact Kate Wilson today.
Premier Level $300

  • Referrals to your business from visitor service assistants and staff
  • Free brochure distribution at Welcome Center
  • One category listing in the annual Visitor & Community Reference Guide (combined publication with University) - 50,000 distributed annually
  • One category partner listing and page on with company name, address, map link, phone number, email, photo, description and web link
  • Unlimited access to event postings on the web Calendar of Events
  • Inclusion of promotion items in welcome bags for area conferences and events
  • Discounted advertising opportunities in the Visitor & Community Reference Guide
  • Complimentary use of Old Capitol Conference Room for meetings
  • Subscription to Partner-only monthly e-newsletter
  • 450 Visitor & Community References Guides for your business use
  • Priority consideration for Convention & Visitor Bureau-produced event sponsorships
  • Access to free partner educational and networking opportunities
  • Local, regional and national media publicity for the Iowa City Area and potentially your business
  • Access to password-protected partner portal
  • Think Iowa City Partner Decal
  • Priority given for Grant Funding
  • Coupons/deals promoted on Think Iowa City website
  • Promotion through Think Iowa City’s social media channels and blogs
  • Think Iowa City website advertising opportunities available through DTN (Destination Travel Network)
  • Representation at welcome tables, tradeshows and regional and state promotions
  • Media and event promotion assistance
  • Co-op advertising opportunities potentially available

Champion Level $500

  • All benefits available to Premier Level
  • Priority listing on, above Premier Level partners (excluding “Places to Stay”)
  • One additional listing category on
  • Priority consideration for Think Iowa City servicing promotion
  • Access to the confidential Conference and Sports Events Calendar
  • A copy of the Partner Directory contacts list (provided once upon request)
  • Access to new hire familiarization community tours

 Hotel Level (Only Available for Hotels) $600

  • All benefits available to Premier Level & Champion Level
  • Access to Community Concierge assistance
  • Invitation to monthly hospitality meetings, where partners can stay on top of new industry trends
  • Meeting and group leads
  • Access to new hire familiarization community tours
  • Listings to maps where appropriate 

 Corporate Level $2,000

  • All benefits available to Premier Level & Champion Level
  • Added exposure on website and in Visitor Guide (corporate directory listing)
  • Logo featured on all partner only e-newsletters
  • One complimentary 1/12 of a page ad in Visitor & Community Reference Guide


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