October 2, 2018
2019 TourismOhio Co-Op Advertising Program Webinar
The TourismOhio Co-Op Advertising Program provides tourism industry members the opportunity to purchase advertising such as digital, paid search, streaming radio, etc. that has been vetted by our media experts at Marcus Thomas, and which deliver upon the target segments and markets most relevant to your business or entity.
Participating in the Co-Op Program is a great way to grow your advertising budget for FREE! TourismOhio will match each dollar you invest in the co-op, up to $25,000, in exchange for displaying the Ohio. Find It Here. logo on your advertising.
An essential component of TourismOhio’s success is partnering with the tourism industry to pool our collective resources to maximize our media buys as we go to market together and amplify the voice of Ohio.
Who is Eligible for the Co-Op Program?
The TourismOhio Co-op is available to all Ohio organizations that contribute to a healthy tourism economy—from CVBs to non-profits, lodging, cultural attractions, festivals, events, and more.
Media experts at Marcus Thomas will help you design a comprehensive, multi-touchpoint strategy in your target markets with matching funds.
The co-op program is presented annually each fall via a webinar and an in-person presentation in Columbus. Registration and selection of advertising occurs thereafter and remains open until late November, with the co-op advertising program commencing in January. Presentation dates and announcements are communicated in BuckeyeLine beginning mid-summer. Click here to register for BuckeyeLine if you’re not presently registered
2019 Co-Op Advertising Presentation Dates
- Webinar: Tuesday, October 2 at 10 a.m. Click here to register.
- In-Person Presentation: Thursday, October 4 at 1:30 p.m. Click here to RSVP.
- The in-person presentation will be held at The Columbus Metropolitan Library (in the auditorium), 96 South Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
2019 Advertising Selection Period
- Opens: Friday, October 5
- Closes: Friday, November 30