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Ottawa Tourism member benefits and options

Members of Ottawa Tourism are plugged in to the local and regional tourism industry. Here are some of the benefits and opportunities you get by joining the Ottawa Tourism family.

Exclusive member benefits

  • Receive a business listing—which includes your business’s website address, social media accounts and email—on the Ottawa Tourism website.
  • Network with others in the industry at a variety of events.
  • Receive invitations to Ottawa Tourism educational seminars and professional development workshops.
  • In addition to showcasing special events or exhibits on Ottawa Tourism’s online Event Calendar, members can get additional visibility such as the inclusion of a call to action button, social media widget, a custom gallery of images and additional contact details.
  • Receive Ottawa Tourism’s Membership Newsletter to stay up-to-date on activities at Ottawa Tourism and in the industry as a whole, including funding opportunities, promotional opportunities, and more.
  • Access to self-serve, easy-to-update Member information via an Extranet site.
  • Your service or product being top of mind with Ottawa Tourism staff who provide information to visitors and clients.
  • Opportunity to present your service or product to Ottawa Tourism staff.
  • A selection of additional membership options in order to effectively target your preferred markets. Members pay only for the visibility they want via our marketing partnership opportunities.
  • Option to purchase advertising on Ottawa Tourism’s website.
  • Add-on option to access monthly statistics on hotel occupancy, convention and travel trade business leads, and more.

Select your membership options

Members can choose one or any combination of our two following add-on membership options to target the tourism markets that make sense for their business.

Tour & Travel option

Benefits Include:

  • Tour & Travel business leads for group, fully independent traveler (FIT) and other travel professional businesses.
  • The opportunity to participate in additional Tour & Travel promotions, such as familiarization tours, sales blitzes, networking events and promotions.

Convention & Meeting option

Benefits Include:

  • Convention and meeting sales leads
  • Quarterly calendar of confirmed meetings
  • The opportunity to participate in additional Convention & Meeting promotions, such as familiarization tours, sales blitzes, site inspections, the annual convention campaign and ad hoc opportunities.

Ottawa Tourism’s Strengths (.pdf)

Membership Rates (.pdf)

Membership General Application (.pdf)

Friend of Ottawa Tourism Membership Application (.pdf)

Member Commitment to Quality (.pdf)

For more information about membership options and benefits, please contact our Membership department.

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.