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

  • Business referrals from visitor service assistants and staff
  • Free brochure distribution at Welcome Center
  • One category listing in the annual Visitor & Community Reference Guide (print and digital)
  • One category partner listing and page on with company information, photo, description and web link
  • Coupons and deals listed on
  • Promotion on Think Iowa City social media channels and blog
  • Media and event promotion assistance
  • 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 featuring local news
  • 450 Visitor & Community References Guides
  • 5 free relocation packets upon request
  • Unlimited event posting on website event calendar via a password protected extranet
  • Access to convention and event attendees through business promotional items
  • Complimentary use of Old Capitol Conference Room
  • Priority consideration for DMO-produced event sponsorships
  • Access to password-protected partner extranet for easy management of listings and photos
  • Priority given for Marketing Grant funding
  • Access to free partner educational and networking opportunities
  • Business referrals to media contacts for feature articles
  • Inclusion in local event services guide (if applicable)
  • Website advertising space
  • Information table at local partner events (limit 3 annually)

Champion Level

  • All benefits available to Premiere Level
  • Priority listing on, above Premier Level partners (excluding Places to Stay)
  • One additional listing category on
  • Priority consideration for servicing promotion
  • Access to the Conference and Sports Events Calendar
  • Copy of the Partner Directory contacts list (provided once by request)
  • Access to new hire familiarization community tours
  • 8 total relocation packets (provided upon request)

Hotel Exclusive Level

  • All benefits available to Premiere & Champion Levels
  • Access to Community Concierge assistance
  • Invitation to monthly hospitality meetings for industry updates
  • Meeting and group leads
  • Listings on maps where appropriate

Corporate Level

Contact Kate Wilson to learn about personalized partner benefits.


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