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Partners

Partner with Us to Make Madison Memorable
When people visit Greater Madison, their first impression of our community is built upon the experiences they have: what they do, where they stay, what they eat and who they meet.

We work with more than 500 partners including businesses, nonprofit organizations and community stakeholders to welcome visitors to our community in a way that leaves a lasting impression—and creates significant economic impact within our community.


Warm Welcome

We welcome the following new partners:
Capital Newspapers
Cento
DeBroux's Diner
Dobhan Kitchen
Firehouse Subs-Downtown
Green Seal
Heritage Tavern
Jacs Dining and Tap House
Monona Chamber of Commerce
REAP Food Group
The Bartell Theatre
Towns & Associates
Silly Yak Bakery
UW-Madison School of Music
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce

 

Special Events
Throughout the year, we offer a variety of social and educational events to our partners, including:


Partner Summer Social.
GMCVB partners gathered for a casual cocktail and food at the Nitty Gritty on July 31. We celebrated summer, mingled with familiar faces, and met new partners, too. See pics.

Go Green. This educational event took place on September 23 at Olbrich Botanical Gardens and featured partner panelists who shared sustainability best practices they use to build their business. As always, the event was free and included breakfast and networking.


Premier Investor Breakfast.
On October 7, we will thank our premier partners at a breakfast event that's being held at The Edgewater. This event will include an interactive morning that features our role in creating economic impact in Greater Madison, as well as insights on "what we're talking about" as an organization.


The Complete Guide to Customer Service.
This successful spring event is now being offered to partners in the Accommodations and Restaurants sectors on October 21. Attendees will walk away with ten indispensable principles to ensure customer satisfaction and repeat business.

 

The Power of Partnership
Tourism is a billion dollar industry for Dane County. The economic benefit that visitors bring to our area translates into a healthy economy that affects resident income, job creation and continued enhancement of the quality of life we all enjoy. A few facts:

 

  • On average, 14 million people visit Dane County every year
  • In 2013, visitors spent $1.8 billion in new money at hotels, restaurants and retailers plus recreation and transportation
  • This spending supports more than 19,000 full-time equivalent jobs in Dane County


As a partner, you'll have the opportunity to be the first in line to welcome these visitors—and their dollars—to our community. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a partner