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BRPA Membership Eligibility

Organizations, attractions, and businesses who serve the travel and tourism industry in the Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah, and Great Smoky Mountains regions are a great fit for Blue Ridge Parkway Association membership. If the Parkway attracts people to your destination, we can help you publicize your proximity more fully.

How the Association Works

Not affiliated with any government agency and strictly non-political, BRPA is administered by a Board of Directors elected by the membership at the Annual Meeting who serve without remuneration. BRPA members and community stakeholders are encouraged to attend all Association meetings.

The Blue Ridge Parkway Association is financed by membership dues and by additional promotional opportunities available to members both in print and online. Revenues are put to work promoting the Blue Ridge Parkway and BRPA’s member businesses, organizations, and communities, as well as in the administration of the organization through its staff.

BRPA Membership Levels

Organization Membership – $375

Chambers of commerce, travel organizations, convention and visitors bureaus, merchant associations, or government 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.

Haywood County TDA

Organizations receive 4 free listing lines in the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner, on www.blueridgeparkway.org, and on the Blue Ridge Parkway – Travel Planner App.

Attraction Membership – $375

Travel attractions or any commercial enterprise financed primarily through admission fees.

Biltmore

Biltmore

Attractions receive 3 free listing lines in the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner, on www.blueridgeparkway.org, and on the Blue Ridge Parkway – Travel Planner App.

Business Membership

Lodging properties, restaurants, craft and antique shops, shopping malls, theaters and other recreational businesses of interest or necessary for tourists.

BRPA Business Member Primland

Primland is one of BRPA’s Business Members

Businesses receive 3 free listing lines in the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner, on www.blueridgeparkway.org, and on the Blue Ridge Parkway – Travel Planner App.

  • Large Business – $325
    Businesses that have $150,000 or more in annual sales
  • Small Business – $260
    Businesses that have less than $150,000 in annual sales

Associate Membership – $240

Businesses or organizations that serve the travel and tourism industry, such as consultants, banks, printers, or advertising firms.

Associate members are not listed in the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner, on www.blueridgeparkway.org, or on the Blue Ridge Parkway – Travel Planner App.

Individual Membership – $30

Any individual who has a personal interest in the Parkway and supports the purpose of the Association, but has no direct business interest.

Individual members are not listed in the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner, on www.blueridgeparkway.org, or on the Blue Ridge Parkway – Travel Planner App.

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BRPA Membership Deadlines and Billing

Membership dues are payable at the time of application. The Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner is printed annually in January. The deadline for inclusion in the upcoming year’s Directory is October 1 of the preceding year. You may join after this date at any point throughout the year for immediate listing on the website and mobile app, and listing in the following year’s print Directory.

Annual membership renewal dues are billed each year in June; dues not paid within 90 days after billing may result in suspension of membership.

Contact us with any questions about your current membership, additional opportunities for members, or becoming a new member.