Basic Membership - $570

Becoming a Basic member is quick and easy, and instantly provides your business with these valuable benefits:

Advertising & Promotion

  • Complimentary listing in appropriate New Orleans CVB publications: Visitors Guide, Meeting Planners Guide, Travel Planners Guide
  • Complimentary listing on our website with a free hyperlink to your website
  • Member-to-Member Discount Program participation
  • Special promotional opportunities, such as the COOLinary program for restaurants & various coupon discount programs including: Be A Tourist, Sizzling Summer, Member 2 Member, offers for cruise visitors and yearlong discounts for all visitors.
  • Your press releases posted on our website in multiple locations
  • Access to our Marketing Toolkit, which includes visitor research, email and newsletter templates, postcards, brochures, testimonials and more
  • Distribution opportunities for your brochures at the New Orleans CVB Visitor Center (2020 St. Charles Avenue)

Convention & Tourism Business

  • Confidential Convention Calendar - this publication covers 18 months and includes meeting name & dates, meeting planner contact information and size of convention (only accessible on the CVB's website)
  • A list of all major meetings planned for the next 5 years in New Orleans
  • Companies Coming email - this lists the upcoming meetings with 500 or more room nights on peak to assist in staffing your business
  • Clients In Town List - only accessible on the CVB's website
  • Convention Service Leads - leads distributed to members based on the specific needs of convention clients allowing you the opportunity to respond with a proposal

Industry and Business Education

  • Access to MEMBERS ONLY section of our website including:
    • New Orleans CVB Membership Directory - available upon request in an excel document allowing members to contact fellow members regarding their services
    • Our local media list
    • Our weekly membership e-newsletter, which includes industry updates and information on upcoming events, promotional opportunities, talking points, etc.
  • Brainstorming, consultation and strategic planning sessions with New Orleans CVB Staff
  • Seminars, workshops and focus groups to help meet your business' specific needs


  • Our quarterly networking event, Business After Hours, connects you with around 300 other CVB members in a fun, social setting
  • Showcase your company, meet industry leaders and experts, and develop new business relationships at our annual National Tourism Week Business Expo & Luncheon
  • Semi-Annual Member to Member Expo, allows you to meet and greet other members to learn about their services as well as gives you the opportunity to exhibit in order to showcase all that your company has to offer
  • Semi-Annual CVB Orientation features every department showcasing the sales, PR and marketing tactics being used to promote New Orleans as a top travel destination
  • Tourism University - The CVB offers seminars throughout the year on various topics and as well as discussions with guest speakers
  • Other special industry seminars


  • When you join the 1000 members of the New Orleans CVB, you're not only helping your business grow, you're strengthening the city's most important industry, tourism. Your membership supports our marketing and promotion efforts that help generate 5.3 billion dollars in visitor spending each year.