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Industry memberships

Industry members are the backbone of the South Central Tennessee Tourism Association and the Experience Tennessee Brand. After all, our efforts as an organization are focused specifically on driving traffic to hospitality industry businesses. This impact is part of the key performance metrics that we monitor to gauge industry performances and design marketing plans and programs. 

Benefit Breakdown


  • Each member is eligible to nominate representation on the SCTTA Board of Directors

  • Each member receives a welcome letter

  • Each member gets a scannable door cling 

  • Locked-in price when membership is purchased (will never increase unless another membership level is purchased)

  • Qualified to earn the annual "Three-Star Excellence Award) 


  • ​Business listing page with Name, Category, Address, Phone, Website, Email, and Hero Image (does not come with backend access to the page)

  • Enhanced listing page with Name, Category, Address, Phone, Website, Hero Image, Social Media Links, Page Links, Logo, Photo Gallery, Story Section w/photos and video, and hours of operation. (includes backend access to the page to edit anytime)

  • Profiles on three important digital tourism tools w/SCTTA assist in initial setup:

    • Experience Tennessee Listing Page

    • Partner Page

    • Tennessee River Valley Geotourism Listing Page

  • Member Discounts on Print Materials and Marketing Materials

  • Access and Rights to use SCTTA-generated content

  • Member preference for regional events calendar social media support

  • Complimentary Business Referrals from the Lynchburg Welcome Center

  • Business rack Card/Brochures Displayed in the Lynchburg Welcome Center

  • 500 Business Rack Cards (includes design and printing - $200 Value)

  • Half Page Ad in Seasonal Guide ($200 Value)

  • Full Page Ad in Seasonal Guide ($400 Value)

  • Annual Ambassador Visit (includes one blog post-w/photos)

  • Ambassador Presences (up to 4 events - photos/video featured on Experience Tennessee Socials)

  • Single Geocache your location

  • Guaranteed Inclusion on Digital and Printed Brochures that pertain to your business (on the next print run)

  • Inclusion in "Best of..." articles on the Experience Tennessee Website. 


  • General Social Media Marketing

  • Two Annual Social Shares

  • One Annual Member Spotlight in Newsletter

  • One Monthly Blog Posts Featured on the Blog (Submitted by Members)

  • Annual Blog Post Featured on the Blog (Curated by SCTTA)

  • Two Annual Blog Posts Featured on the Blog (Curated by SCTTA)

  • Quarterly Blog Post Featured on the Blog (Curated by SCTTA)

  • Monthly Blog Post Featured on Blog (Curated by SCTTA)


  • Bi-Monthly SCTTA Newsletter (Industry & Consumer)

  • Periodic Member Zoom Calls to Focus on Member Development

  • Member-Only Workshops Featuring Educational Opportunities, Industry Professionals, and Vendors

  • Grant Guidance and Assistance

Networking & Recognition

  • Exclusive Access to the SCTTA Facebook Group

  • Invites to all SCTTA Social Events

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