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Member resources

Ottawa Tourism has several resources available to its member businesses to help them stay connected to the latest tourism industry news, events and developments.

  • Event calendar - Ottawa Tourism’s event calendar is a free resource for member businesses to share your upcoming events in the Ottawa region. Please ensure your submissions follow the criteria listed on our submissions page
  • Social media – Tag your photos with #MyOttawa or #MonOttawa for a chance to be featured on our social media channels. Be sure to follow us, too, on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Canada in One City - You’ll find all the tools you need to understand Ottawa Place DNA™ and how to leverage brand themes. Visit the Canada in One City webpage for more information.
  • Shine On Academy – This is a free interactive learning tool to train front-line hospitality employees about tourism in Ottawa, customer service best practices, and what to see and do in our destination. Staff can register today for the Academy. 
  • Shine On Awards – This rewards program was developed to recognize excellent service in all areas of front-line hospitality. Supervisors can nominate their employees for outstanding customer service. 
  • Webinars – Ottawa Tourism held three member-exclusive webinars on how to work with various departments of Ottawa Tourism. More webinars and in-person events to come! See these webinar recordings: 
  • Ottawa's Work in Tourism Job Board – This is a job board where tourism businesses can upload job postings and leverage Ottawa Tourism’s expansive marketing and communication channels to further reach prospective employees. Submit your job postings for free today. 
  • Tear-off maps - Ottawa Tourism can provide you a free supply of printed tear-off maps of the region for visitors. Contact the Membership team to place an order.
  • Ottawa images and b-Roll – Ottawa Tourism is happy to provide high-resolution, four-season images and b-roll of major sites and attractions in Ottawa for use by members, the media, tour operators and other clients, royalty free. Find out more about access to images and b-roll
  • What’s Happening in the Ottawa AreaSign up to receive our e-mail sent every Thursday highlighting great things happening in the Ottawa area over the upcoming week! The content is also updated every week on the corresponding webpage.

For further information about Ottawa Tourism membership, please consult the Membership FAQs page or contact the Membership team

Stay up to date

Stay up to date on upcoming events and ideas to plan your next trip to Ottawa with friends, family or on your own by signing up for the Ottawa Tourism Newsletter.