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2019 Bethel Area Visitors’ Guide Cover

The Bethel Area Visitors' Guide is a must for your business in the Bethel, Maine area. It's the go-to guide containing what to do, where to stay, where to eat, and area services.  It is 68 pages (plus a foldout area map with advertisers noted on it) packed with gorgeous full-color photography, helpful articles, and business information, on stands for a full year.

40,000 copies distributed in the following ways:

  • Direct mail in response to visitor and relocation requests
  • Local hotels, restaurants, shops, and other attractions
  • Travel & wedding shows
  • Maine Visitor Information Centers around the state
  • AAA offices from Maine to D.C. and Massachusetts visitor centers

Reserve your spot now in the 2019 Bethel Area Visitors' Guide, the chamber’s  premier, once-a-year print publication If you invest in one piece of advertising with us, this should be it.  It’s a 6”x9” glossy, 68-page magazine with a center foldout map. 40,000 guides are printed and are distributed throughout the Bethel area, across the state of Maine, and throughout our major markets -- and we get requests for it from all across the country and the world.

2019 VG pricing - is the almost the same as last year's (price of graphs has increased $10). Any advertising includes a special web banner ad deal with purchase of Visitors' Guide advertising

$390 = 1/8 page ad (ad includes basic listing)
$85 = basic listing (business not located on center, foldout map)
$95 = basic listing (business IS located on center, foldout map)

PICK UP THE PHONE TO BOOK YOUR 2019 VG ADVERTISING, 207-824-2282.  Ask for Jacki.

And again this year: With purchase of any Visitors’ Guide advertising (ads, listings, or graphs), you’re eligible for the best deals all year on banner ads starting at $69! Your ads will be fully trackable by logging into the member area of this website.

Ads may during the quarter of your choice between Oct 2018 – Sept. 2019.

Landing page  List price: $220/SPECIAL: $ 129

Quicklink (category group) List price: $175/SPECIAL: $99

Category List price: $125/SPECIAL: $69


Need to be reminded what you did in the past or want to discuss what's right for you? Call (207) 824-2282 or email Julia or Deanne.

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2019 Visitors' Guide Pricing

Our staff is happy to talk you through your options, remind you what you’ve done in the past, or discuss what might be right for your business! Call Jacki at (207) 824-2282 or email her to discuss.


September 18: Reserve space.
September 30: Submit ad, listing, and/or graph details.
September 30: Pay by for discount on ads.
October 31: Payment.


Pay by Oct. 31

  • Basic listing + map locator with ad purchase:* Free!
  • Basic listing + map locator: $95
  • Basic listing, no map: $85
  • Add’l descriptive lines**: $20 each (max 5)


Categories available:   • Lodging    • Dining     • Campground

  • Graph with ad purchase: $75
  • Graph without ad purchase:  $85

PREMIUM ADS (ads include basic photo listing and map locator)

Location: Best price if paid by Sept. 30/regular price by Oct. 31

  • Inside front cover: $2400/$2500
  • Inside back cover: $2200/$2300
  • Center full page: $2100/$2200

REGULAR ADS (ads include basic photo listing and map locator)

  • 1/8 page: $370/$390
  • 1/4 page vert or horiz:   $570/$610
  • 1/2 page vert or horiz: $1150/$1250
  • Full page: $1950/$2100

Optional Guarantee

Guaranteed ad placement: (Ensure your ad is on same page as listing or in another location of your choice.) +10% of above rate

Basic listings consist of a photobusiness name, physical address, phone, website, and email address. Multiple listings may be purchased for each category your business fits into. If you buy additional lines, text may be different for each category.

*one locator per 1/8 pg ad.

** 20 characters/spaces per line.

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