Membership Information

Mission: To serve as a catalyst to enhance regional economic and community growth through the promotion and development of tourism. Who We Are: The Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association (NETTA), chartered in 1977, is a non-profit tourism promotion and agency that serves and supports Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties. NETTA also serves as one of eight statewide regional tourism organizations recognized by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development.

Only members of NETTA are listed within our printed publications and on the regional website and kiosk system. Advertising & Marketing Benefits

  • FREE profile listing in the "Official Northeast
    Tennessee Visitor's Guide," an exclusive annual membership
    publication, plus discounted rates for display ads. (50,000
    + copies)
  • FREE listing on the NETTA regional website (www.netta.com).
  • FREE link on the NETTA website (www.netta.com).
  • FREE listing of Events on the regional website. Members
    only link provided to add events. Events must meet criteria
    to be included on the website.
  • FREE listing for special packages offer through your
    business, posted on netta.com.
  • FREE "Doorways to Northeast Tennessee" DVD
    rental for promotional use.
  • Opportunity to participate in on-line booking (through
    Travel Hero) and purchase ticket option within the NETTA
    website.
  • Opportunity to participate in co-op partnerships within
    print and electronic campaigns, including the Tennessee
    state vacation guide.
  • Opportunity to participate in familiarization (FAM)
    tours with travel writers and group tour operators.
  • Opportunity to participate in special promotions and
    projects with other NETTA members.
  • Tourism Events Podcast available on www.netta.com, featuring
    weekly selected regional events and activities.
  • Geocache Podcast available on www.netta.com, featuring
    information on the 10-geocache locations and surrounding
    areas.

Services

  • FREE copy of all official NETTA publications
    (Tales & Trails of America's First Frontier, Official
    Northeast Tennessee Visitors Guide, Northeast Tennessee
    Regional Padded Maps, and the NETTA Annual Report).
  • Opportunity to purchase additional copies for sales
    promotions.
  • FREE website link to your site from www.netta.com
    (Website consists of: Complete visitors guide, regional
    events, regional map, mileage chart, itineraries &
    packages, on-line booking & tickets, podcast, Geocache,
    regional media kit and general info, photo gallery sampling,
    brochure request, downloadable Visitors Guide,
    group tour section, Tales & Trails interactive
    tour of heritage & cultural attractions with 11 short
    videos, plus Tales & Trails on-line brochure,
    NETTA "Doorway to Northeast Tennessee" video,
    community videos, podcast, geocache.
  • EXCLUSIVE Website Section for Members Only (Includes:
    Tourism Industry News, Dates to Remember, Tourism Statistics
    & Reports, On-line Data Forms). Members are assigned
    "Pass Codes" to enter this section.
  • NETTA Podcast available at www.netta.com:
    • Featuring selected weekly regional events and activities
    • Geocache Podcast, featuring information on the 10-geocache
      locations and surrounding areas
  • FREE Doorways to Northeast Tennessee video/DVD rental for promotional use.
  • EXCLUSIVE Website Section for Members Only (Includes:
    Tourism Industry News, Dates to Remember, Tourism Statistics
    & Reports, On-line Data Forms). Members are assigned "Pass
    Codes" to enter this section.
  • Opportunity to participate in familiarization (FAM)
    tours with travel writers and group tour operators.
  • Opportunity to participate in special promotions and
    projects with other NETTA members.
  • Discounted entry fees for the Pinnacle Awards.
  • Representation at Trade/Travel Shows.
  • Access to resource materials, statistics, and lead sheets.
  • Leads & mailing lists provided on labels for a nominal
    fee.
  • Notification of local, regional and statewide issues
    affecting the travel and tourism industry.
  • Representation at local, regional and statewide meetings.
  • Full-time staff working to strengthen and expand income
    potential of all members.

Networking

  • Membership Update Meetings
  • Annual Meeting
  • Pinnacle Awards
  • Invitations to special events
  • Northeast Tennessee Legislative Breakfast

NETTA operates on a fiscal year July 1 through June 30.

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