Become a member of Visit Howard County
Visit Howard County is charged to lead the marketing of Howard County, Maryland as a great visitor and meeting destination significantly impacting our local economy. Visitor spending not only impacts hotels, restaurants, retailers and transportation businesses but also helps to underwrite the area's arts and cultural assets.
We invite you to join Visit Howard County and become synonymous with the quality and attraction that is Howard County, Maryland. Many members are in the travel and hospitality industry, however many other businesses simply recognize the value of partnering with Howard County's official destination marketing organization. If your organization helps support this mission, we invite you to become a member and receive valuable benefits including:
- Full listing on VisitHowardCounty.com
- Listing inside the Official Howard County Visitors and Residents Guide
- Access to cooperative advertising opportunities
- Access to tools like: The Compression Calendar (list of major events for your planning purposes); Regional Public Relations Contact List; Visitor profile research
- Visit Howard County e-news
- Opportunity to post events and special offers on VisitHowardCounty.com
- Discounts to educational workshops
- Opportunity to place brochures within the Howard County Welcome Center *within guidelines
Want to Upgrade Your Membership?
Visit Howard County offers two higher levels, Strategic and Stellar, which come with all the benefits listed above and more! View the benefits here. If you would like to upgrade, please choose so in the Membership Application form below and someone from our Membership Team will contact you for payment.
Ready to Become a Member?
Fill out the Membership Application form below. After clicking Submit, you will be taken to a page to complete the $50 payment. Once both steps are complete we'll be able to get you set up and listed on VisitHowardCounty.com.
To pay by check: Make check payable to mail Howard County Tourism. Mail to 8267 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043. Please include your contact information with your payment.
Out of county hotels: Please email Membership@howardcountytourism.com for out of county rates.
Need More Information?
410-313-1900 / 800-288-8747
Our 2017 Visitors Guide Is Here!
2018 Visitors Guide Coming Soon!
Reach Howard County visitors and residents by advertising in the 2018 Official Visitors + Residents Guide – Howard County. This full color, glossy annual guide is updated to include information on education, health, business, where to live, seniors and government as well as continuing to showcase a calendar of events, lodging, dining, sightseeing, recreational activities, shopping, map of Howard County and more. An informational magazine – a great source for visitors and newcomers moving into the area. Learn more about how you can get involved here.
Visit Howard County is dedicated to promoting and supporting events that help market and position Howard County as a destination for people to visit, play and stay. To that end, we may offer cooperative marketing sponsorships for certain activities that further our mission. Contact Amanda Hof, Director of Tourism Development for more information at Amanda@howardcountytourism.com or 410-313-1904.