Publications and Deadlines

funbeach.com

This award-winning website receives in excess of 3 MILLION page views annually and is a primary way for potential visitors to learn more about the area. The site includes listings of all members as well as coupons, slide shows, festival information, weather, meeting and wedding facilities and much more. Each member is automatically listed with business name, physical address and telephone numbers. Depending on business type, members appear on a minimum of two pages of the site.

funbeach.org

This companion website is designed for Bureau members only and includes membership, advertising, and relevant industry information.

Beach Wedding Planner

To address the needs of couples interested in sharing their vows on the romantic Long Beach Peninsula, an extensive planner has been compiled which includes information on license requirements, caterers, locations for the ceremony, florists, musicians and more. This is provided free to couples planning their wedding and is available as a downloadable pdf on funbeach.com.

Beach Visitor Guide

This annual publication lists all Bureau members. Available for distribution the first week of each year. Distribution is in excess of 75,000 annually, predominantly through regional visitor bureaus and in response to requests from potential visitors. Final deadline for updating information is 1 November each year.

Events Calendar

This publication lists all major festivals held on the Peninsula annually. Available for distribution the first week in January each year. Distribution is 60,000. Final deadline for updating information is 1 November each year.

Guest Directories

Guest Directory binder inserts produced every year, updated and available in July each year. Directory includes area information for visitors as well as advertisements. One binder is provided FREE to each lodging unit at hotels, motels, cottages, bed & breakfast members and for each RV park’s front desk. Information content is updated annually. Additional binders (or insertion sheets & tabs) are provided at Bureau cost to any member. Customized sheets for your lodging establishment can be developed for a small fee by beachdog.com.

Visitor Packets

In response to inquiries on the website or by telephone, an envelope is compiled which contains a Beach Vacation Planner and relevant third-cut flyers on upcoming festivals. Approximately 1,500 packets are sent annually. Festival organizers provide appropriate numbers of third-cut flyers for insertion.