Become a Member

The Visitor & Convention Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and the Thurston County Washington region.


The Visitor and Convention Bureau is a non-profit economic development agency responsible for competitively marketing the Olympia – Lacey – Tumwater – Thurston County area as a destination for conventions, tour groups and individual travelers.

Hello Partners, 

I am pleased to present you with this Partnership Kit to help you Maximize Your Partnership with the Visitor & Convention Bureau. I will work with you to develop the most effective program for your business.  Our Partnership Options are presented here for you to review.

  •  Detailed web page on and listing in Member directory with exposure to our 17,000+ Monthly Visitors
  •  All Tourist attractions receive listing in our printed Visitor Guide.  Advertising offered to enhance your listing.
  •  Promote your special offer or package on our Social Media (7500+ followers) where we highlight where to eat, what to see, and where to stay.
  •  Provide content for our bi-monthly e-newsletter distributed to 17,000+
  •  Promote your upcoming events on our online events calendar, social media and e-newsletter
  •  Advertise on our website.  Increase your exposure to our 204,000+ unique annual visitors.
  •  Receive Requests for Proposal (RFP) inquiries for meetings and events
  •  Join or Host our Partnership 5:15, our quarterly industry networking and educational events.  Hosting gains exposure to your business.
  •  Tell your story on our STQRY App.  Create an interactive experience for tourist to help visitors Explore further, Engage deeper, and Discover more
  •  RAC cards placed at Visitor’s Center visited by 22,000 visitors annually, Trade Shows and events
  •  Sponsorship opportunities at our annual meeting/client event.
  •  We host several media contacts and travel writers throughout the year and create itineraries for them based on their interests.  Our Partners are selected as destinations during their stay.
  •  Festival and Event marketing and promotion.  Additional fees may apply.
  •  Membership Has Its Privileges. Members of the Olympia Lacey
  •  Exclusive discounts with Swarner Communications targeting the military at both Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Naval Base Kitsap.  Special Introductory offer of three free events at shared booth space, 20% off Swaner’s Star Program, possible opportunities to trade future events or the Star Program for your product, services or admission tickets.
  •  Print, Direct Mail, Digital, Events, E-mail, Mobile, and Social Media.
  •  We create marketing pieces based on interests such as Family Fun, Golf, Festivals and events and highlight our partners. 
  • Opportunities to attend Trade Shows

Thank you again for your investment and Partnership in the VCB.
Please contact me if you have any questions, or suggestions on how we can Maximize Your Membership with the VCB.

Becci Welsh
Partnership Development Director

Membership Options


Membership Type:

Annual Investment


Free Web Listing





Basic Membership





Multiple Locations


$100 (each additional location)



Non-Profit Organizations



$100 (<100K Budget)

$200 (>100K Budget)


Real Estate



$300 (Real Estate Firm)

$50 (Individual Agent)


Friend of the VCB



$50 (Individual)

$100 (Business)


For more information contact Becci Welsh at or 360.704.7544 x101