M E M B E R  B E N E F I T S

The benefits of chamber membership continue to grow and evolve with the changing times.  Innovation is key to supporting our destination.  We must balance the support of the members with the stewardship of the area and our community.

Visitor Website

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Your Business is listed on our website in the categories that visitors are most likely to search.  Though you have one member profile, it can be listed in several categories on different pages of the website. Bringing maximum exposure to your business.  Multiple categories are included with your membership.

A second business listing (different business altogether is at a reduced rate (50%) and still has all the same benefits.

As a member, you are entitled to add your events to the event calendar on the website as well.  Helping to increase visits to your events/specials

Visitor Center

  • Your business may be listed and described on visitor handouts – multiple if applicable
  • Use of brochure racks at the Town Hall
  • Referrals for your business to visitors
  • In order to Support Our Member Events – We Offer Banner hanging on the front of Town Hall. We have had to implement specific guidelines on the banners. Please click here to get the banner hanging agreement.

In addition the Visitor Center offers the following

  • Each month at least 3 members are featured on posters inside the visitor center
  • Each month a member non-profit is featured in the large shadow box on the porch of town hall
  • Area information
  • Hiking Information
  • Directions
  • Local Maps
  • Information on Events and Activities
  • History Walking Tour
  • History Hunt, where visitors can win a Julian Souvenir
  • Historic Photos and historic information

These services enhance the visitor experience and bring them back to Julian, time, and time again,

Member Resources

  • Member Workshops
  • Member Newsletters
    • Each month a member offering services to the community is featured in all outgoing member emails
  • Information on the latest ordinances and laws that affect small business
  • Merchant and Businesses Group on Facebook which is constantly updated with
    • News
    • Information
    • Happenings
  • Monthly Mixers for the purposes of sharing about your business/organization

Advertising

  • Print Advertising:  Visit Julian runs ads regularly in
    • San Diego Family Magazine
    • The Guide to Julian
    • Ramona Guide and Journal
  • Print Advertising: When appropriate and funds available, Visit Julian Advertises in
    • 55+ Activity Guide
    • San Diego Tourism Authority Visitor Guide
    • About Town Magazine
    • Other Periodicals that are appropriate
  • Digital Advertising:  Visit Julian runs ads on the following
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • The Juice (wine and beer events)
    • SpinGo – Calendar Advertising
    • San Diego Tourism Website – Annual Events
    • San Diego Tourism – Eblast (event)

Social Media

  • Social Media:  Visit Julian has a strong and growing social media presence on
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • YouTube
    • Pinterest
    • Just added – Tiktok
  • Video Production Contracting:  The Julian Chamber has contracted to create the following videos, with more on the way We have seen a dramatic increase in our YouTube Views.
    • Volcan Mountain Hike
    • Santa Ysabel East Hike
    • Lake Cuyamaca Walk and Picnic
    • History Hunt Fun
  • Podcast: Our executive director launched the Visit Julian Podcast in January 2022 and every member of the chamber is eligible to be interviewed to promote their services.

Outreach

  • Outreach: Representatives of the chamber attend tourism tradeshows to promote visitation to our area. During these tradeshows we also get the opportunity to meet with tour guides and many people in the hospitality industry and share with them information on our area.
  • Familiarization Tours (FAM Tours). Approximately 2 times per year we host hospitality professionals in Julian. We take them to the major attractions and we also let them spend free time on Main Street

Events

  • Visit Julian organizes four to six events each year. They bring visitors to Julian to experience our unique destination
  • Gold Rush Days
  • Taste of Julian
  • Sip of Julian
  • Grape Stomp
  • Country Christmas
    • Tree Lighting
    • Joy in Julian Light Parade
  • The chamber supports other large events in Julian put on by other organizations with marketing and information
    • 4th of July Parade
    • Natural Wonderfest
    • Wildflower Show
    • Quilt Show
    • Two Art Shows
    • Oktoberfest