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
  • Listing inside the Official Howard County Visitors Guide
  • Cooperative advertising opportunities
  • Member E-news
  • Access to Member Directory
  • Post events and special offers on
  • Educational workshops
  • Brochures placement within the Howard County Welcome Center *within guidelines
  • Access to tools like The Compression Calendar (list of major events for your planning purposes); Regional Public Relations Contact List; Visitor profile research

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 your payment. Once both steps are complete you will be contacted to set up and list your business on

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 for out of county rates. 

Questions? Contact us at:
410-313-1900 / 800-288-8747

Company Information

For the website. Please email 2-3 photos to to go with your listing. Visit Howard County reserves the right to edit listings.

For the print visitor's guide. 150 character limit. Visit Howard County reserves the right to edit listings.

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