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May 25, 2006

Baltimore: Get In On It Slogan Announced

NameBaltimore’s new slogan, “Get In On It”, and tourist campaign was formally released yesterday, Wednesday, May 24th.

To learn more about the process the Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association (BACVA) went through to develop the new slogan and to view the TV commercial based on “Get In On It” go to .

The BACVA site includes the following sections regarding the new slogan:

  • The Brand
  • The Research
  • The Campaign
  • The Buzz

The TV spots did not do anything to motivate me to want to visit Baltimore, but than again, I'm not the target market. Sorry BACVA, I think the TV spot is lame.

By the way, I was surprised to find that the as females 35 to 64.

Don’t men have any say about where to vacation?

Here are some more opinions on the new slogan:

  • Side of Gravy takes exception to the view that "Get in on it" doesn't really say anything about the city, noting that “Our city is full of questionable transactions and shady dealings of all shapes and sizes.”
  • Baltimore Crime says that another $1.2 million is to be spent on television spots with a musical jingle based on the slogan.
  • Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space lists a number of positive associations with the city, and states that the slogan fails to call forth any of them.

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Posted by William Lozito at May 25, 2006 9:13 AM
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I live outside the US and my first language is Spanish and for me it is very difficult to pronounce that slogan fast, without thinking a lot. When I read it fast the only thing that comes to my mind is Get it On!

Just a thought, I might be a tourist.

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