The Application / Certification Process

- Applicants fill out and submit the appropriate application.  There are now 2 Levels of Certification:  (1) Commitment Level (2) Full Certification.

- Once submitted VGTA will follow up to confirm or address needs / pictures / logos, etc.

- Confirmed partners will be announced via social media.

- Partners will be required to recertify every 2 years and report their progress.

- There will be options for on-site verification of green practices and assistance if desired by the applicants and higher levels of certification will be given for fully “verified” partners.

  • Hotels: $125 (Entry); $200 (Full)

  • Convention Center: $250 (Full only)

  • Conference Centers: $175 (Full only) or $275 total for a Hotel & Conference Center

  • B&B’s / Restaurants / Wineries / Breweries / Smaller Attractions: $50 (Commitment) & $75 (Full)

  • Larger Attractions: $95 (Commitment) & $175 (Full)

  • For Profit Events / Festivals: $95 (Full only)

  • Suppliers Registration: $125 (Full only)

  • Supporting Organizations Visitor Centers: $50 (Commitment) or $75 (Full)

Re-certification is required every 2 years so that we are sure that program commitments are maintained and progress is being made.   

GET CERTIFIED HERE!