Marketing Partnership with Visit Berkeley, promoting you to both locals and visitors alike!

Become a Marketing Partner

Welcome to the Visit Berkeley Marketing Partner section. Here you’ll learn more about exclusive benefits of working together as a Visit Berkeley marketing partner, including enhanced access to tourism industry resources, cooperative advertising opportunities, and other ways we can raise your profile as we present Berkeley to target markets and audiences.

We are committed to showcasing all that Berkeley has to offer, and recently sponsored a 17-Page Spread in the Sunday edition of the SF Chronicle. This piece is one of many efforts we employ to market Berkeley as a unique and diverse destination to travelers and locals. Click here to take a look!

Visit Berkeley is now holding 2020/2021 Official Berkeley Visitors Guide Advertising and Marketing Partner Registration.

The upcoming Visitors Guide is getting a fresh new look, making it easier for Marketing Partners to showcase their business to travelers and locals alike. With simpler “creative space” options, lower rates, and no ad designs, the 2020/2021 Visitors Guide will give readers an inspiring, informative and engaging glimpse into all that Berkeley has to offer.

Take advantage of lower rates and reach out to Jeffrey Church with any questions, (510)-549-7040.

Click on the links below to see our Marketing Partner Benefit Sheets and Sample Layout of the New Visitors Guide.


Visit Berkeley Visitor Guide is published yearly with a circulation of 60,000 in seven languages. It is also available on the Visit Berkeley web site home page in a digital format which can be downloaded upon request. Visit Berkeley Visitor Guide is distributed to:

  • Berkeley Lodging Rooms
  • UC Berkeley, CAL Parents and Campus Departments
  • Meeting and Convention attendees
  • Oakland International Airport Visitor Information Desks
  • Travel Writers and Media
  • Meeting and Event Planners
  • San Francisco Visitor Center
  • San Francisco Hotel Concierge Desks
  • Visit Berkeley Sales Missions and Trade Shows
  • Direct fulfillment to Visitor Inquiries


Along with creative space in the Visitors Guide, Marketing Partners will also receive a fully customizable web listing on our website, Hi-resolution photos, business information, social media links, immersive 360 videos, and partner events are all included. Showcase special deals, seasonal campaigns, and calls to action – let our new website drive visitors to you.


Our Visitor Center is located in the heart of Downtown Berkeley, and is the first stop to many visitors journey in exploring Berkeley. Showcase your business by letting us distribute your marketing materials to get visitors to your establishment. From brochures and rack cards, to coupons and special offers, we will display materials that will drive business to you.