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Become an Ames CVB member

Join the Ames CVB! 

Become an Ames CVB member and you can help visitors STAY, DO, EAT, SHOP, and PLAN. . .perhaps at your business!


The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau provides valuable services to the Ames community

  • Our sales and events team recruits, plans, and serves hundreds of group meetings, conferences, athletic competitions, and youth events each year
  • In 2019, the Ames CVB welcomed nearly 500,000 overnight visitors and thousands more single-day visitors to our community
  • Overnight visitors annually bring more than $120 million to the city of Ames
  • Through digital and print communications, the Ames CVB promotes your business and provides a strong, consistent voice for Ames
  • NEW IN ’22: Expanded visitors guide, improved website, social media, and tourism newsletters

New for 2022: Supporter and Partner membership levels tailored to YOUR business type!

Partner Level: $250/yr              

  • Visitors guide: Featured listing
  • Website (ThinkAmes.com): Featured listing
  • Visitors guide advertising: 20% discount
  • Social media: Featured post
  • Coop advertising
  • Inclusion in welcome bags (promo item)
  • Padded maps (hotel/restaurant listings)
  • Window decal

Supporter Level: $150/yr

  • Visitors guide: Listing
  • Website (ThinkAmes.com): Listing
  • Visitors guide advertising: 10% discount

We believe that Ames businesses who provide lodging, dining, shopping, and attractions will uniquely benefit from the new Ames CVB Partner Level membership. We look forward to promoting your businesses!

Please note that due to the nature of the tourism industry, the Ames CVB may choose to include some non-member businesses in listings on our website and in other print and digital media for the benefit of the Ames community and/or visitors.


For more information about becoming a new Ames CVB member or renewing your current membership, contact:

Carole Gieseke
515-956-4602
caroleg@amescvb.com