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Joining the Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau has many benefits. The exposure, leads and networking opportunities that come with membership can mean more business for you.

We help visitors find your business and enhance business opportunities and economic prosperity in our region. Members help fund our efforts and we develop tools, tips and resources to help you succeed!

To join, please fill in the electronic Membership Form below, and an email will be sent to you with payment information after your application is submitted. Or, download the form here.


Membership Benefits:
Tourism is the number one industry in Tuolumne County.  The Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau (TCVB) promotes economic growth to Tuolumne County through marketing the County to potential visitors.  If you have a local business, then tourism is your business!  Join us and be part of a dynamic organization that is here to help all of Tuolumne County prosper through tourism.

Here are just some of the Benefits of Partnering with the TCVB

  • Your literature distributed in TCVB Visitor Information Centers (Sonora and Chinese Camp).  Over 17,000 visitors annually between the two Visitor Centers
  • Listing and photo on TCVB’s + Booking Referral Engine capabilities for lodging members
  • Listing in annual Tuolumne County Vacation Planner. May be viewed and downloaded online. 100,000 printed and distributed through:
    • High-traffic Bay Area locations (Peet’s Coffee, BART Stations, Whole Foods and more!)
    • Reader response to VIA, Sunset, Yosemite Journal and online requests
    • Travel and Adventure Shows and the California State Fair
    • San Francisco Visitor Information Centers
    • Oakland and San Jose Airport International Airports
    • California Welcome Center at Pier 39
    • In-market partner businesses and regional visitor information centers
  • Co-operative marketing promotions at little to no cost 
  • Partners are referred to first when visitors inquire about lodging, dining, shopping, attractions, etc.
  • Partners are highlighted in media and tour outreach.
  • The TCVB submits major County events to websites, magazines and other publications
  • The TCVB maintains a Calendar of Events on – Partner events are always welcome!
  •  The TCVB represents the County at travel shows, lifestyle shows, tour operator/travel agent summits and the California State Fair.
  • Partner businesses are highlighted through social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The TCVB promotes Tuolumne County to key markets statewide, nationally and internationally.  Multi-platform marketing plan includes:  Website, mobile and tablet sites,  social media, Annual Vacation Planner, media outreach, tour operator outreach, familiarization trips, print, online, radio and a variety of partnership projects.  In addition the TCVB provides opportunities throughout the year to inspire businesses on a number of travel trending topics.  The TCVB houses the Film Commission and works to promote Tuolumne County as a multi-opportunity destination for all kinds of filming.

Membership Fee Structure:

General Partnership:
$150 General Annual Partnership Dues

Approved Non-Profits: $75

$150 + $1/campsite

Lodging Properties:
1-15 Rooms:  $150
16-25 Rooms: $200
26-65 Rooms: $250
66+ Rooms: $400

*Lodging Properties not subject to paying Transient Occupancy Tax pay appropriate number of rooms category plus $3/room.

Membership is renewed in July each year. If you join at another time, we will rertroact any membership fees already paid.

Make checks payable to Tuolumne County Visitors Breau and send to:
attn:  Debbe Pallante
P.O. Box 4020
Sonora, CA  95370

Or drop off payment at the Visitor Center in Sonora at 193 S. Washington St.


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