Membership Program

Become a Member Today!

Tourism has more than a $2.3 billion annual economic impact on Newark and supports more than 25,000 jobs in the community. What’s the best platform for you to reach visitors, and for them to reach you?

The Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau Membership Program

The GNCVB markets to business and leisure visitors who shop, dine, visit attractions, attend performances, stay overnight in hotels and make purchases from area businesses. More than 1.1 million visitors stayed overnight in Newark hotels in 2018.

Why Become A Member

The Greater Newark Convention and Visitors Bureau (GNCVB) is the brand steward for the City of Newark as well as the catalyst for billions of dollars of economic impact that the hospitality industry brings to the city.  If you are looking to expand your reach, market to the visitor economy, connect with meetings and conventions or support the thousands of employees in the local hospitality community, The GNCVB is your conduit to achieve these goals.

A Great Investment

Becoming a member brings exclusive marketing opportunities to those seeking additional sales and promotional opportunities.  The GNCVB offers four levels of membership, starting at just $250 per year. 

A featured benefit you will receive is to be listed in our Official Visitors Guide, available at multiple locations throughout Greater Newark, including Newark Liberty International Airport and area hotels and attractions. The colorful Visitors Guide made its debut in 2019 with an initial print run of 100,000 copies.

Your marketing materials will be featured prominently at our Visitors Center, at 58 Park Place.

Making Connections

Membership also connects you to other businesses in the community. You’ll be able to make even more connections through membership meetings and networking events.

As a member, you’ll gain access to exclusive information about upcoming conventions and meetings. You’ll have the tools to promote your events and services to Newark visitors.

In addition to promotion on our website and in our Visitors Guide, we share member events and services through our social media channels. Our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts have thousands of followers. Whether you’re a coffee shop, restaurant, museum, or specialty store, we can help you get the word out about you.

Want to Know More? 

Here are just some of the benefits members receive:

  • Listing in Official 2020 Visitors Guide
  • Listing on
  • Listing in Membership Directory
  • Distribution of print brochures at Visitors Center
  • Opportunity to offer coupons to Visitors Center customers
  • Receiving convention service leads 
  • Group Tourism leads
    • Ie., weddings, international tour groups, family reunions & student groups
  • Receives member newsletter

If you are interested in more information about membership with GNCVB, please click the button below to complete the membership application and a representative will be in touch.

We want Newark to be a world-class destination city. We can get there together.

Join us today!

For Assistance, Please Contact:

Byron V. Clark

Director of Advancement and External Relations

Click Here for Full List of Member Benefits