PARTNERSHIP & CTA

Creating value for our Partners and engaging them in the mission and vision of the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is the primary focus of the Partnership team. The CVB offers monthly networking and educational events, weekly informative communications and workforce development opportunities through initiatives like the Greater Palm Springs Tourism Ambassador program.

  • 2019 Partnership Highlights

    In 2019, the CVB offered 19 Partner networking events and 5 gpsNEXT Education Series events. The team attended over 160 community events across the destination and supported a number of local nonprofits, including FIND Food Bank, LifeStream, Desert AIDS Project and more.

    December’s New Partners
    • Luxsy Palm Springs
    • A&S Artisan Chocolate
    • GigSpace
    • Sullivan’s Steakhouse
    • Sky Valley Resort

  • 2020 Partner Opportunities

    CVB Partners have access to a number of free and low-cost marketing opportunities throughout the year. Start leveraging your benefits today!

    View the gpsNEXT Fall Marketing Update deck.
    View 2020 digital marketing opportunities.
    View the 2020 marketing co-ops.

  • Greater Palm Springs Tourism Ambassador Program

    The Greater Palm Springs Tourism Ambassador program, aimed at giving our local workforce additional opportunities for career growth and elevating the visitor experience in the destination, launched in 2019 and has accredited over 400 Certified Tourism Ambassadors (CTAs). CTAs enjoy special offers and discounts from a variety of local attractions and businesses as well as monthly networking and educational opportunities.

    Individual registration for the CTA program is $49. Private group classes start at just $600 for up to 20 people; additional students cost $30 each. Learn more about the program.

    Submit Special Offers Exclusively for CTAs
    To get more exposure for your business by offering our CTAs incentives to visit and experience your business firsthand, simply fill out our submission form. If you have any questions, please contact CTA Program Manager Erica Abarca at 760-969-1322 or eabarca@gpscvb.com.

Below are dashboards showing our year-to-date Partnership production, including total number of partners (new and renewal), total number of partners by city, total number of partner Chill Deals and total number of partner Chill Deals by city and type.

If you have any questions about Partnership, please contact:
Davis Meyer, Director of Partnership
dmeyer@gpscvb.com | 760.969.1360