Oakland's best ambassadors are the people who live, work and play here. Visit Oakland works with closely with the local community on several important initiatives that benefit Oakland's tourism industry and help strengthen the local economy.
Hometown Host - This popular program rewards local residents for referring and booking group visits to Oakland. To find out more about the program, contact Dee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit Oakland Photo Contest - Conducted each year through Flickr, the contest highlights the wealth of stunning images that are taken within Oakland's city limits.
I Love Oakland! Video Contest Winners - The I Love Oakland! Video Contest encourages professional and amateur videographers to share short videos that features Oakland scenes and people.
Visit Oakland partners with a wide variety of Oakland organizations, working together to promote the arts, education and culture of Oakland to visitors, and in the process increasing tax revenue and jobs in the city.