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Working on a story? The Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council supports qualified media working on feature stories about and editorial coverage of the Santa Cruz County area. The CVC can assist with obtaining video, professional photography and assistance with press trips for qualified media. As a courtesy, we ask that you adhere to the following guidelines.
Video footage is supplied by the Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council for editorial purposes and for the purpose of promoting Santa Cruz County as a tourist destination to qualified media. We ask that Video Footage be returned within 60 days of receipt.
The Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council (CVC) can provide photos from the CVC's photography library to promote and publicize Santa Cruz County as a conference, visitor and/or tourist destination to qualified media. Photography may be used as a resource for consumer and media publications to accompany editorial feature stories for one-time editorial, non-commercial use only, to promote travel to Santa Cruz County. Images may not be copied or distributed.
All photography rights remain at all times the exclusive property of its owner. Credit line must read "Photo courtesy of the Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council/name or initials of photographer."
User must agree that no monetary consideration will be made from these photos, and that the photos will be used for CONFERENCE, TRAVEL AND/OR TOURISM EDITORIAL PURPOSES ONLY and not for commercial or advertising use.
The Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council (CVC) looks forward to assisting qualified media with itinerary ideas tailored to your editorial needs, offering you an exclusive Santa Cruz County experience, including the "inside track" on the newest "must-sees", and set you up with interview subjects that can provide you with a fresh, local perspective.
For qualified media who would like to visit the area, please adhere to the following guidelines.
A written request must be received by the CVC (via mail, fax, or e-mail) at least four weeks before your planned arrival date. Please include the following:
In addition, please note the following:
Requests can be submitted to:
Santa Cruz County Conference and Visitors Council
303 Water Street, Suite 100, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 or email the Communications Director
Phone: 831.427.4405, ext. 112
Thank you for your interest in the diversity, history and culture of Santa Cruz County and we look forward to working with you to educate the traveling public about all there is to see and do in our area. We will do our best to accommodate your needs within these guidelines and appreciate your cooperation.