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Discover Lehigh Valley Mission

Discover Lehigh Valley and its board of directors are united in their vision and priorities for the future of the city’s visitor economy. As agreed collectively, the new Vision, Mission and Values for the organization provide direction for the sustainable growth of the valley, based on the shared interests of stakeholders, visitors and the local community. Read more about our Strategic Plan for 2020–2022.

VISION: Inspiring experiences.

MISSION: Strengthening Lehigh Valley’s economy through tourism, while enhancing quality of life and regional pride.

VALUES: 

Authentic: Knowing who we are; being true to our roots
Collaborative: Bringing the community together; encouraging partnership
Curious: Open to new perspectives; exploring and discovering new experiences
Responsible: Do everything with integrity and transparency


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Fast Facts

  • Nearly 17 million people visited in 2018.
  • $2.2 billion in economic impact for the year - that's $5.5 million every day.
  • 24,750 jobs supported by visitor spending.

Get Involved In Tourism

Discover Lehigh Valley® is here to serve you. We invite you to take advantage of our many resources and join us in promoting Lehigh Valley as a premier tourism, meetings, and sports destination. Locals can take pride in becoming involved in their community by volunteering for one of Lehigh Valley's annual festivals or events, participating as a festival vendor, or helping preserve the heritage of the region by becoming a member of one of the historical societies. We also offer advertising and corporate investor opportunities for your business or product.