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Your business has the opportunity to participate in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors & Convention Bureau (VCB) publicity, which includes media hosting.  Please note that you will receive a separate postcard request for VCB promotions.

 

To host media, businesses are asked to provide complimentary lodging, dining and other goods and services, as appropriate.

 

To take part in the VCB’s social media communications, businesses may also submit content for consideration for inclusion in social media posts, within established guidelines.

 

To participate in these programs, please click the button below to complete and submit the online form by April 15, 2019.  Otherwise, your lack of response will indicate your desire to not participate.  

 

The VCB will then provide your business the option to participate as opportunities become available.

Publicity

Tourism Stakeholders

The mission of the St. Johns County Visitors and Convention Bureau (VCB) also known as St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches, is to brand and market the destination globally as a premier leisure, convention and business destination; to communicate the area's assets and inherent benefits to consumers, meeting planners, travel trade, media, local community and constituents; and to facilitate the opportunity for partners to promote their individual businesses within that framework.

Link to Online Form

Social media:  Business must provide ready-to-use photos and/or videos and a ready-to-use post that does not have a sales related call to action.  Content must be relevant for the VCB’s mission of attracting visitors to the destination.  Content will be reviewed and approved by VCB staff.  There is no guarantee of posts publishing, and the number of posts any one business will receive is restricted to up to three times per year.

 

Media hosting:  Media is vetted by VCB staff, and an itinerary for visiting media that includes dining options, lodging and activities will be developed based on the publication’s audience, reach, and the subject of the writer’s visit.  Business must offer a good or service relevant to attracting outside visitors.  Goods and services will be provided complimentary.

 

Promotions:  Radio, TV, print, online, and other promotions will be developed by the VCB staff based on the media outlet’s audience and reach.  Business must offer a good or service relevant to attracting outside visitors.  Goods and services will be provided complimentary.

Guidelines