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Friends of Arlington

Tourism is one of Texas AND Arlington's most important economic engines:

  • The DFW area is the #1 tourist destination in Texas.
  • More than 1/3 of Texas's $49.2 billion tourist spending has been generated by the DFW area - $16.6 billion.
  • More than 150,000 jobs have been established with an annual payroll of $5.2 billion
  • The DFW area hospitality and tourism businesses and spending generated $967 million in local and state taxes.

Source: Dallas Fort Worth Area Tourism Council

Want to increase your visibility in this important industry? The Friends of Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau - Supporter of Tourism program can help. 

"We create strong partnerships in the community by developing mutually beneficial programs."

The Friends of The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau - Supporter of Tourism is a tiered partnership program that includes such benefits but is not limited to:


Access to upcoming conventions and meetings, information, partner activities, educational and networking events.


Supporter of Tourism educational and networking events, Destination Marketing 101, reduced registration fee for quarterly Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) program, inclusion in appropriate ACVB events.


 Arlington CVB issues group referrals/leads based on the needs and requests of meeting professionals and tour operators via email. The Convention & Tourism Sales teams work together to generate leads through industry contacts.


Exclusive listing features including coupon options, custom photo gallery, web banner ads, access to Arlington CVB copyright-free images, advertising opportunities, social media integration and more.

For more information regarding the Friends of Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau - Supporter of Tourism program or any partnership development question, please contact us at partners@arlington.org or become a partner.

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