A TIAO student membership is an investment in your professional development and industry network.

Be part of a collaborative network of businesses, partners and allies that support the tourism industry. TIAO facilitates conversation between government and industry to affirm the economic value of tourism; students and young professionals are connected to our efforts to position Ontario’s tourism industry for growth and prosperity.

TIAO’s Key Messages:

  • Tourism Drives the Economy

  • Tourism Creates Jobs

  • Tourism Matters

Why Join?

Becoming a student TIAO Member is a great way to gain a broader scope of understanding of issues and policies that guide the tourism industry. TIAO Membership also provides opportunities to connect with influencers and leaders within Ontario’s tourism industry.

By joining TIAO, you’ll be able to keep in touch with the association, and get a head start establishing connections to the tourism industry’s professional community—potentially benefitting your future career.

Student Member Benefits

  • Timely updates on new or under-review legislation affecting Ontario’s tourism industry

  • Special pricing on TIAO events

  • Access to member only resource materials regarding the tourism industry

  • Networking opportunities with the province’s tourism leaders and influencers


Coming Soon

  • Industry job fair

  • TIAO Job Board

  • Participation in student-focused conference calls, discussing challenges, opportunities and trends currently faced by industry


Interested? Download a Student Membership Form


Questions? Contact Carol Greenwood, Manager of Membership & Business Development at