As a leader in the business community, the Vail Valley Partnership has developed distinct signature programs to elevate the Vail Valley as a tourism destination and as a place to do business.The Partnership has programs to help you meet your business objectives, whether you're looking to enhance your leadership role in the business community, within your organization or if you are a local business looking to enhance your customer service or sustainable business practices.
Business partners may take advantage of our signature programs including:
Certified Vendor Program: The Vail Valley Partnership has created the Vendor Certification program to educate vendors on product tier levels and the Lodging Quality Assurance Program through certification. The objective of the vendor certification program is to allow ease of purchasing for homeowners when upgrading their rental properties and to ensure products meet rating standards.
Economic Council of Eagle County: The Economic Council of Eagle County was incorporated in 2006 as a 501c3 corporation to promote the long term economic health of Eagle County. The Vail Valley Partnership manages the operations and efforts of the Economic Council as our economic development platform.
Health & Wellness Initiative: The Health & Wellness Initiative is a special, dedicated effort led by Vail Valley Partnership and in conjunction with various municipalities & other stakeholders within Eagle County to brand the Vail Valley as the preferred location for medical tourism & Continuing Medical Education groups and meetings, resulting in increased use of current infrastructure and short term economic growth via increasing tourism.
Lodging Quality Assurance Program: To ensure guest expectations are met, the Vail Valley participates in the Lodging Quality Assurance program, providing a standardized rating of Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze for rental units. Beaver Creek’s Diamond rating is the highest ranking available. Currently, any property sold through Vail/Beaver Creek Reservations and the Vail Valley Partnership must undergo a detailed interior inspection and is assigned an LQA rating, demonstrating the area’s commitment to offering its guests an exceptional experience.
Non-Profit Network: The Non-Profit Network (NPN) is the Vail Valley’s resource for local non-profit organizations. Whether you are looking to build, grow, market, or just maintain your organization, the NPN will give you the tools to do so. In addition, by joining the NPN, you automatically receive all of the great business benefits the Vail Valley Partnership offers its for-profit partners.
Platinum Service Program: Being the best takes work. That’s why Vail and Beaver Creek Resort participate in the Platinum Service Program (PSP), which evaluates & recognizes outstanding customer service in the Vail Valley. PSP will help businesses establish customer service expectations, set goals and and reward outstanding service by providing mystery shopper evaluations to participating businesses.
Vail Valley Merchant Alliance: The Vail Valley Merchant Alliance is a collaborative effort led by the Vail Valley Partnership that seeks to add value to the Vail Valley business community by developing a structured relationship between the Vail Valley Partnership and individual merchant groups.
Vail Valley Sports and Events Coalition: The Sports & Event Coalition is a special, dedicated effort led by the Vail Valley Partnership and in conjunction with each municipality & recreation districts within Eagle County to become a major force in economic development.
Vail Valley Volunteer Connection: The Volunteer Connection is a resource for all VVP non-profit members to promote their volunteer needs and to connect interested community members, new residents, second homeowners, guests and other civic organizations to our vibrant non-profit community.