Partner with Visit Winona

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Our mission is to PROMOTE and SELL the Winona region to tour operators, leisure and business visitors, groups, and travel media.

We’re in this together. Be a partner and help us market this incredible destination.

Our Partnership Program is designed to enrich the connections you have with our community and our visitors. As a partner, you’ll gain exclusive rights to information on events, group tours, and more. We have expanded our Partnership Page on the Visit Winona website to include relevant industry updates, Connecting Winona meeting information and co-op advertisement opportunities exclusively for our partners. And you’ll get invaluable exposure online and in print.

2018 Partnership information will be available soon! Contact Kate at kcarlson@visitwinona.com or call 507-452-0735 with questions.

Why partner with Visit Winona

Full Online Directory listing on VisitWinona.com

Our Visit Winona website receives around 29,000 page views per month. Visitors and residents alike are finding your business in the palm of their hands as well; mobile visits to VisitWinona.com are up 21% compared to last year!

Full listing in the 2017 Visitors' Guide: 40,000 copies distributed annually

This annual publication is the first item sent to any inquiry or lead received to our offices. The Visitors' Guide is distributed to the Mall of America, St. Paul/MPS Airport, all Minnesota Travel and Information Centers and more.

Visitors' Center rack space

Thousands of guests stop into our beautiful Huff Street and Hwy 61 Travel and Information Center every year. Seven out of ten visitors pick up at least one brochure while on a trip. Printed brochures keep your business at the top of a guest's mind.
Networking opportunities and training workshops

Visit Winona strives to make connections within our area to better strengthen relationships and referrals. Monthly meetings, quarterly exclusive e-newsletters and more keep you in-the-know.

Access to resources & tourism connections

Minnesota's tourism industry is booming, and as a partner with Visit Winona, you will be at the forefront of trends and information that will help your business thrive.

Showcase your support of our community

The economic impact of tourism in the Winona region is staggering, and we welcome you in joining our tourist outreach and sharing the pride we feel for our great city. We know why everyone loves Winona; let's shout it from the rooftops together.

What Visit Winona partners say

“Visit Winona has been instrumental in my company’s success and growth. They truly want to see my business succeed and have so kindly assisted me in any way they could using their incredible resources, like the Visitors’ Center and their awesome partnership network. Pointour would not be where it is today without my Visit Winona partnership.”

Bailey Bestul, owner, Pointour Historic Walking Tours
“Many businesses can’t directly see how well the Visitor Center and Visit Winona work for them. Lakeview Drive Inn directly benefits from the Visit Winona website, brochure and Visitors Center. I know, because I ask new or unfamiliar customers how they found us or knew where we were located. Word of mouth, the internet and the printed word are great tools Visit Winona uses to promote us, and you, one of their local partners. I thank you for what you do!”

Tim Glowczewski, owner, Lakeview Drive Inn

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Invest in Winona’s community pride: What is good for visitors is GREAT for residents! Enjoy the benefits of a partnership with Visit Winona and see how supporting the growth of tourism in Winona can reap rewards for your local business.

Questions? Contact partnership director Kate Carlson for more information

T: 507-452-0735
E: kcarlson@visitwinona.com

Partnership available year-round, however the 2017 Visitors' Guide has been printed and partnership will not include listing or advertisement in the Visitors' Guide until 2018 Partnership sales begin in August 2017.

Partnership Levels Basic Expanded Premium Platinum
Standard Partnerships - businesses and organizations $150 $400 $800 $1,600
Affiliate Partnerships - regional tourism-related organizations $200 $500 $1,000 $2,100
Inside city limits $150 $400 $800 $1,600
Outside city limits $200 $500 $1,000 $2,100
Basic
Full online directory listing at www.VisitWinona.com
2017 Visitors guide full listing
Visitor center rack space
Placement of giveaways/coupons in welcome bags
Winona area updates, referrals/marketing opportunities through Visit Winona
Expanded
Free 1/6 page advertisement 2017 Visitors Guide
Premium
Free 1/3 page advertisement 2017 Visitors Guide
Platinum
Free Full page advertisement 2017 Visitors Guide
A La Carte Options VisitWinona.com Banner Advertisement - $150 for 12 months Digital Photo Gallery Usage License - $99 for 12 months