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 $300 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!