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Reasons to Join BTA

1. Powerful partnerships

2. Our Membership- made up of tourism professionals dedicated to the group sales market

3. Itinerary promotion

4. Creative packaging opportunities

5. Regional Alliances with The Maryland Office of Tourism Development, Visit Baltimore, and other area CVB’s

6. Creative business alliances

7. Presence at Tour operator shows in student and adult markets

8. Presence at Group Leader Shows

9. Stuffing Parties

10. Sales Calls to all segments of operators

11. Assistance with profile sheet preparation and distribution

12. Trade show reviews and recommendations

13. Sales Leads from National Publications in the student, senior and adult markets

14. Participation in our “mini trade” shows where we invite operators to see Baltimore

15. Participation in fam tours

16. Mentoring by local tourism experts

17. Our website is a resource and planning tool for operators

18. Advertising Co-ops

19. Marketing updates in tourism

20. Participation in our newsletter that goes to 2000 operators

21. Networking opportunities

22. Inclusion in our bi-annual calendar that goes to over 2000 operators

23. Educational Seminars

24. Innovative speakers and meeting topics

25. Monthly meetings to share ideas and learn about tourism and group sales

26. Monthly minutes to keep you abreast of the latest tourism information

27. Useful tourism information (tourism acronyms, etc)

28. Access to our membership listing

29. Member to member promotions and offers

30. Legislative update that involve the hospitality and tourism industries

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