Whether you’re a professional sporting event planner or a newbie, don’t overlook the services a convention and visitors bureau can offer when planning your next destination event. In addition to providing group rates and site visits, CVBs can help you market your event. We’ve listed three easy tools you should talk with your hosting CVB about when planning a sports tournament.
Photos and Videos
The sales team at the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission work with hundreds of event planners each year and have a collection of marketing tools available to spread the word about your event. Hosting your event in a beautiful, family-friendly destination is a selling point in itself. However, effectively communicating these destination characteristics requires photos, videos and supporting materials. While many are available online with an easy download, you can contact the team directly for additional assets to meet your needs.
Digital postcards are an ideal tool to build excitement about your next Gulf Shores event or Orange Beach tournament. Include your own messaging and choose the imagery that best meets your needs. Schedule distribution of a series of postcards to remind teams about registration, provide welcome reception information, group lodging information, etc. The possibilities are endless!
More Digital Marketing
Depending on the size of your event, the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission can create a custom microsite with all of your event information, schedules, group lodging information and more located in one place! You may also be able to take advantage of customized email newsletters featuring pertinent information sent to your coaches and teams.
For more information about holding your sports event in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, contact a sales team member.