Become a partner of Visit Sitka. Benefits include:

Website – visitsitka.org
FREE basic web listing and optional paid advertising on “NEW” VISITSITKA.ORG – rated #1 on most search engines for Sitka travel planning.

Digital/Print Publications
FREE basic business listing in digital/print Visitors’ Guide and other Visit Sitka collateral materials. Digital versions posted on website for instant access. Optional paid advertising available. FREE available printed collateral for trade shows upon request from partners.

Advocacy For Travel Industry Issues
Group representation of travel industry issues in front of the Sitka Assembly, at the State Capitol, in trade organizations, and to other government entities. This provides a more powerful political voice than you have alone which works to maintain a broad range of travel industry supports allowing you to get on with your business.

Communication
Summer cruise ship schedule in calendar form current to the minute as well as email blasts and newsletter updates on schedule changes, upcoming activities, community events, and special advertising opportunities. Upcoming destination meeting and convention schedule in calendar format. Visit Sitka membership directory.

Brochure Display
FREE one space each per paid category for 9×4 rack card (brochure) display at our Visitors Info Desk in Harrigan Centennial Hall (open seasonally) and our Visitors Information Center – 104 Lake St. (open year-round). Limited paid rack card distribution program to various Sitka sites available.

Conventions & Meetings
Destination convention and meeting calendar. “Welcome” window signs distributed to downtown members with retail storefronts to welcome delegates to Sitka and your place of business. FREE access to convention delegate folders for your promotional materials.

Education
Discounted rates for education seminars hosted by Visit Sitka including the state’s AlaskaHost customer service program, an excellent resource for businesses seeking to provide customer service skills to their staff.

Marketing Assistance
Hands-on consultation on every aspect of marketing your business from collateral material design and website advice to social media suggestions and customer service best-practices.

Business Promotion
1) Visitor information center and kiosk referrals.  2) Preferential access to travel writers, film crews, travel agents & tour operators. 3) Exclusive opportunities to advertise in special publications. 4) Access to Airport Phone Board advertising for direct dial connection to your business.

Opportunities for hands-on participation in committees, event planning, government relations and other community engagement.

We are currently updating our application process. Please check back soon.

Add Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce Membership. Benefits include:

Your Business Is Our Only Business
The Greater Sitka Chamber of Commerce links businesses with other leading Sitka area business members, officers, leaders and managers, and elected officials to enhance economic growth and development. Through involvement in and attendance at chamber events, local business leaders are better connected with other business professionals outside of their regular schedule.

Chamber Luncheons
Luncheons are held Wednesdays at noon. Enjoy great food, dynamic speakers, and exciting networking opportunities. Chamber luncheons are open to the public. Chamber members receive special member-only pricing.

Business Promotion
The Chamber will always refer its members first when phone and electronic inquiries are received.

Business After Hours
Network with Chamber members and guests in a casual environment. A fun and lively location is chosen every month for an optimum networking experience. The evening may include music and entertainment; hors d’oevres are always a part of the fun. Held once a month at various member facilities.

Relocation Guide
Compiled with the newcomer’s needs in mind, this comprehensive package is a must-have for those moving into the Sitka area. Featuring your business in our Relocation Guide is a great way to reach potential new clients.

Communication
The Chamber helps to keep its members informed of community and business news and issues through a variety of communication tools. The Chamber’s weekly e-mail and the Chamber website help to provide business development tools and advertising opportunities to members. Each chamber member is listed on the Sitka Chamber website in the membership directory with a link to their website. Free advertising is available in our weekly newsletter (space permitting). Daily updates, event photographs, and networking opportunities are available on the Chamber’s Facebook page.

Legislative Issues
The Sitka Chamber of Commerce works on behalf of its members and other local businesses to represent business interests in government. Every year, during the legislative session, the Sitka Chamber of Commerce lobbies the Alaska State Legislature on issues that are important to businesses in Southeast Alaska.

We are currently updating our application process. Please check back soon.