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Why join Ottawa Tourism

If you’re ready to enhance your business’ profile to reach more visitors, tour groups and conventions, membership with Ottawa Tourism is for you!

Industry recognition

Through an annual membership, members of Ottawa Tourism are equipped to become leaders in the local and regional tourism industry by taking advantage of exclusive information and opportunities provided to them. Ottawa Tourism is a not-for-profit organization that holds a diverse membership of more than 450 different businesses.

Networking and business opportunities

As an Ottawa Tourism member, you have the opportunity to network at various industry events, and you get access to professional development seminars as well as helpful industry research. You also benefit from access to co-op advertising opportunities and promotional activities that allow you to effectively target your preferred tourism markets. Your special events or exhibits may also be featured on Ottawa Tourism’s popular online Event Calendar.

Join us!

No matter the size of your business and whether you serve the public or other organizations, there’s a place for you within the Ottawa Tourism family! Visit our Membership Benefits & Options page to learn what exclusive benefits are available to you; or contact our Membership department for more information.


Ottawa Tourism’s Strengths (.pdf)

Membership Rates (.pdf)

Membership General Application (.pdf)

Friend of Ottawa Tourism Membership Application (.pdf)

Member Commitment to Quality (.pdf)

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.