BRPA Membership Levels
Who Is Eligible
Travel-related businesses in the region served by the Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah National Park and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are eligible for membership. This includes hotels, motels, resorts, restaurants, chambers of commerce, merchant associations, banks, public utilities, manufacturers, retail and wholesale businesses and travel attractions of all kinds.
Membership in the Blue Ridge Parkway Association is growing every year! Shouldn't your business be reaping the benefits of belonging to this dynamic association?
A Membership To Fit What You Do
The Blue Ridge Parkway Association's four classes of membership are explained below. In addition to the free directory listing lines with each membership, you may purchase more lines.
Destination Marketing Organizations: Chambers of commerce, travel organizations and associations, boards of trade, merchants associations, governmental agencies and other such groups that are financed by membership dues from among business firms and individuals directly or indirectly engaged in the travel business.
Annual membership dues: $295 - receives 4 free listing lines in the Directory & Travel Planner*.
Travel attractions or any commercial enterprises financed primarily through admission fees.
Annual membership dues: $295 - receives 3 free listing lines in the Directory & Travel Planner*.
A) Large Business firms, agencies or any commercial enterprises financed through the sale or rental of goods and services. For businesses that have $150,000 or more in annual sales.
Annual membership dues: $240 - receives 3 free listing lines in the Directory & Travel Planner*.
B) Small Business firms, agencies or any commercial enterprises financed through the sale or rental of goods and services. For businesses that have less than $150,000 in annual sales.
Annual membership dues: $220 - receives 3 free listing lines in the Directory & Travel Planner*.
Associate members and friends of the Parkway.
Annual membership dues: $30; no free Directory listing.
* Additional lines are available for $40 per line.
Membership dues are payable at the time of application. The Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner is printed once per year. The deadline for inclusion in the 64th edition is November 6 2012. You may join after this date and your listing will be included in the 65th edition. However, your listing can be added to the website soon after joining, and will remain online throughout your membership.
Annual membership renewal dues will be billed every June 1; dues not paid within 60 days after billing may result in suspension of membership.