The Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau represents 200-plus tourism-related businesses throughout Greenbrier County. As a non-membership CVB, we do not charge for our services and strive to highlight each business partner's assets. Each partner is represented in the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Guide, on the CVB website and in every brochure and collateral piece we create that is relevant to their specific type of business.
Tourism Partner Services
Festival and Event Sponsorship Program (updated 02.15.24)
The Greenbrier Valley Festival and Event Sponsorship Program (GVFESP) provides social media advertising assistance to Greenbrier County festivals and events. Non-profits or multi-partner collaboratives that host events or festivals can apply for up to $2,000 reimbursement per project. An organization may apply for multiple projects, but each must be submitted on a separate application. Applications are available year-round but must be submitted no less than 60 days prior to the event. Funding will be awarded no later than 30 days before an event.
A webinar about the program will be March 6th at 10 a.m.
Applications must be submitted 60 days prior to an event. (Please be advised this is a hard deadline.)
The final report and reimbursement request are due within 60 days of the end of the project date.
2024 Listing Forms & Advertising Options (updated 09.14.23)
The Greenbrier Valley Visitors Guide is a valuable tool in attracting new and returning visitors to our area. It is printed annually and showcases our many tourism-related businesses, including attractions, shops, restaurants and accommodations.
Greenbrier County tourism businesses are eligible for a free directory listing. There are also affordable advertising options that will call out your business as a “must experience.” Tourism-related companies or events that advertise in the guide can add a 52" digital ad in the Visitors Center at a special reduced rate.
The deadline to receive directory listings and ad insertions for the 2024 Greenbrier Valley Visitors Guide has passed.
Questions? Please contact Brian Belcher at 304-645-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advertising Program (updated 9.01.23)
If you want to capture visitors looking for things to do in the Greenbrier Valley, the CVB offers a digital advertising opportunity within the Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center for tourism businesses and events in Greenbrier, Summers, Monroe and Pocahontas counties. Digital ad space is available on a 52” screen behind the main desk. The ads are static (no video or sound available) and will display for 20 seconds. Your ad will display a minimum of one time each hour. The Visitors Center is open at least 42 hours per week, 340 days per year, and welcomes over 35,000 visitors annually. The ads are also visible from the street and the program runs around the clock.
Ad Rates & Deadlines
Annual Contract: $450 per year (best value)
Quarterly Contract: $150 per quarter
Monthly Contract: $75 per month
Monthly contracts are due the 1st of the month prior to the month being purchased (September 1 for an October ad space) and ads are due by the 10th of the month.
View more information and the contract.
Festival and Event Sponsorship Program (updated 05.24.23)
New for 2023, the Greenbrier County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is launching the Greenbrier Valley Festival and Event Sponsorship Program (GVFESP), which provides marketing and advertising assistance to Greenbrier County festivals and events. Non-profits or multi-partner collaboratives that host events or festivals can apply for up to $2,000 for direct advertising or promotional materials funding reimbursement per project. An organization may apply for more than one project, but each project must be submitted on a separate application. There are two grant cycles per calendar year, one Jan/Feb and the second in Jun/Jul.
For those interested in applying on cycle one, the CVB is hosting a required information webinar at 9:00 am, on June 1, 2023.
Cycle one applications are due at 5 p.m. on June 30. (Please be advised this is a hard deadline.)
The final report and reimbursement request are due within 30 days of the ending project date.
Resources (updated 08.08.23)
If you're looking to print rack cards, there are very competitive—and inexpensive—online options available. We've highlighted a few printers to consider when searching for services. All three online options were comparably priced. We used full-color, 2-sided, 4x9, 14pt specs rack cards as our baseline. Please keep in mind, the CVB has not used these services, aside from our local printers—we only conducted online research.
Discounted Printing – They were easy to contact and seemed to be customer service-oriented.
Blockbuster Print – Email or chat appears to be their choice of contact, as a phone number could not be found on the site.
Print Place – The company has convenient customer service hours and a Live Chat option. They offer an online design tool if you do not have artwork ready to go.
PostNet – if you’re needing a smaller run, a few hundred, this local printer is a good option. The per-piece cost is naturally higher, but you can walk right into the “print house” and speak directly to someone knowledgeable.