Membership Has Its Benefits!
A membership with Discover Downstate Illinois allows you to make the most out of your every advertising dollar. From newspaper and radio ads to billboards and brochures, Discover Downstate Illinois helps its members create marketing plans, develop content and reach the perfect audience for their attractions, facilities and events.
Each membership level has a specific set of of benefits including marketing assistance, promotional placements and discounts on advertising in our publications.
“From design to distribution, the Bureau guided us through the entire process, and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results!”
Sue Spargo, Community Relations & Tourism Coordinator - City of Columbia
Media Buy Discounts
Our team can help produce promotional materials, including billboards, print, radio and television ads, brochures, rack cards, etc. Pricing is based on the size and scope of the project. We offer a bid services for printing and production. Our leverage buy discounts are passed along to you, as well as financial assistance, creating maximum savings for your advertising projects.
Discover Downstate Illinois features only our members on our website, and we link members each time we mention them online.
Digital Marketing Referrals
Members receive Priority Mentions on our social media, online blog and email newsletter.
Leads and Referrals
Discover Downstate Illinois shares leads from trade shows, regional advertising, Illinois Office of Tourism and other sources with its members. We refer visitors for lodging, entertainment, eateries, meeting and sports facilities, etc.
Discounts on Downstate Illinois Advertising
We provide our members with discounts on their print advertising in our seasonal Tourism Times and annual Visitors Guide.
How to Become a Member
Our membership levels range from $225 to $35,000 based on your intended annual marketing spend. For more information on what level would be best for your organization, contact us today!