Millions of potential customers. At minimal cost.

Every year, 8,000,000 people visit Ocean City, Maryland. This year our Marketing Partners enjoyed being part of over 6.5 million page views by 1.3 million  unique visitors on

So the question is: how many of those people will see what your business has to offer - and how many will visit you?

Increase your odds by joining the Ocean City Convention and Visitors Bureau as a Marketing Partner. Where you can post your message on, grabbing the eyes of millions of potential customers for just $300 introductory fee for each location listing fee features an engaging, interactive design that draws viewers in. Better still, you'll catch viewers when they're actually shopping around for your product or service.

With, you'll be able to:

  • Benefit from Google mapping, which helps prospects view you and other members near you, such as restaurants, hotels, nightlife and other attractions.
  • Manage and sell your meeting facilities on the spot. Not only will you connect with meeting planners, but you can provide detailed descriptions and configurations of your meeting spaces - helping planners to make reservations quickly and easily.

  • Put your pictures front and center.  Partners can send us images of their business, to display a 'carousel' of your offerings.

To enjoy all the benefits of membership, click here to fill out your application.
Current Members- To Edit Your Listing or to Add Deals and Specials, please contact Norma at the OC CVB.

Ocean City Convention & Visitors Marketing Partner Microsite!

You can access Ocean City events including the contact information of the event organizer (when available) 24/7. Use this for your outreach and marketing efforts wherever you are!  This content shows you whether the event is tentative or definite. You can still reach out to the organization, while keeping in mind that their event may not be under contract, yet you have the early-bird edge. This microsite it password protected and available only to OC CVB Partner/Members. It is your exclusive benefit!  If you do not have your password, contact Norma at the CVB.


Ocean City Convention & Visitors Bureau Schedule of Benefits 

Why go it alone, searching for an effective way to navigate through today's complicated high-tech marketing maze? Join the Ocean City Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) and let us do the Twittering, Facebooking, talking, typing, clicking and promoting--you get the picture.

Join the CVB  We work for a single purpose: to promote Ocean City Maryland as a premier vacation and meeting destination. Our sales and marketing team gets the word out about your business to visitors, meeting professionals, travel writers and tour operators.

Host Opportunities

Marketing Partners of the Ocean City CVB are encouraged to get involved by sponsoring or hosting functions, accommodations, meals or entertainment for meeting planners, travel agents, tour operators and various media as well as visits by the popular OC Insiders.

Website & Linking

Showcase your business on Our website has enjoyed explosive growth and attracted more than 1.3 million unique visitors. Three-year averages:

  • 10,934 Unique Visitors per day
  • 6.3 million page views May-August
  • All membership listings allow for a company description, contact information, web link, email & photos
  • 72% were New Visitors to our site
  • 77% of visitors between 25 and 45
  • Top States
    • 26% Pennsylvania
    • 24% Maryland
    • 10 % New York
    • 17% Virginia/DC
    • 9% New Jersey

Our Site is Completely Mobile 

This site  benefits all our members but especially those dining, retail, services and attractions who will benefit from visitors looking for "Where to Eat, Where to Play, What to Buy, What to Do!"

Our Meetings Feature!

Reach out to Convention groups by participating in our "Show Your Badge" program. Offer a discount or special to any convention attendee showing their badge at your business. Just contact us to get you started and on the list! 

Social Media

Marketing Partners/Members enjoy significant benefits from our social media marketing:

  • Almost One Million Facebook connections
  • 34,000+ Twitter followers
  • OC Insiders – our ambassadors on the web that answer questions and share information about your business on a variety of social media and travel sites.
  • Routine contests and promotions that feature member businesses.
  • Over 486,00 Smartphones are tuned in to and 260,000 tablet devices.

Visitor Center and 1-800-OCOCEAN

Over 40,000 guests interact face-to-face with our friendly staff at our Visitor Center located inside the Ocean City Convention Center.  These same friendly staff answer over 20,000 phone calls each year and exclusively refer members only. As a member you have the opportunity to display your brochure in our visitor center. Our staff will even keep track of inventory and let you know when you need to bring more!


We refer Marketing Partners/member businesses to a wide variety of people who request products via phone inquiries, web inquiries and in our Visitor Center.  Referrals go to meeting and event planners, tour operators, travel writers, residents, local corporations and leisure travelers, among many others.


Marketing Partners receive leads from travel operators, travel agencies, tour operators, conventions, tradeshows along with other meetings throughout the year that have requested information on Ocean City.  Partners will have the opportunity to respond to potential business that the Department of Tourism, the Convention Center  and the CVB bring to Ocean City.

Promotional Opportunities

The CVB promotes members through an annual destination marketing plan and public relations opportunities, social media, FAMiliarization tours, travel writers, meeting planners and film scouts. Opportunity to participate in coupon/discount programs available to meeting and group attendees to promote visits to your business.

Tradeshow Representation

The OC CVB  represents Ocean City at tradeshows in key markets. Attendance includes marketplaces for group tour and meeting and convention sales.

Your affiliation with OC CVB shows support of the local tourism industry and the importance of your business contribution to local tax revenues.

Join the CVB now and begin enjoying the benefits!

For more information contact Norma Dobrowolski at 410-289-2800