Membership

Complimentary membership of TIAO for 2020 - email us directly at membership@tiaontario.ca

We have heard you, we have advocated for you, and now we are pleased to offer one more to ease your bottom line, increase your engagement, and provide an even more inclusive message as we represent your voice to the provincial government. 

We would like to thank the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries for making it possible for TIAO to extend complimentary membership to the entire tourism industry in Ontario for 2020. We look forward to hearing from you, having more input, more industry voices and making sure tourism is represented.

How does this work if I am an existing member of TIAO?

For our current members, we will be reaching out to them directly. They will be provided an option to choose:

1️⃣We will extend their existing membership by another year - or ..

2️⃣Become a Green shoots sponsor 🌱 - For those members that can afford to pay their membership, we will recognize the value of their existing membership through sponsorship (Green shoots sponsor) and use this value of their membership to continue the research and vital actions to rebuild and represent the industry’s voice to government in Ontario.

How does this work if I want to become a member of TIAO?

Welcome, we are glad to extend this to the industry. We ask that you reach out to us directly at: membership@tiaontario.ca We will set up your membership. We will also extend to you the option as we do to our existing members.

1️⃣Membership within TIAO for a period of one year from date of signing.

2️⃣Become a Green shoots sponsor 🌱 - For those new members that can afford to pay their membership, we will recognize the value of their membership through sponsorship (Green shoots sponsor) and use this value of their membership to continue the research and vital actions to rebuild and represent the industry’s voice to government in Ontario.

TIAO is recognized as the umbrella government advocacy organization serving Ontario's diverse tourism industry. We facilitate conversations between industry and government to affirm the economic value of tourism.

Annual membership provides members with:

  • Exclusive member only access on TIAO website that contains resources
  • Timely updates on new or under review legislation
  • Invitation to TIAO's annual lobby event: Tourism Day at Queen's Park
  • Special pricing on all TIAO events, such as the Ontario Tourism Summit and Annual TIAO Golf Tournament
  • A voice that contributes to influencing favourable public policy and decision making by government.
  • Access to a collaborative network of businesses, partners and allies that support the tourism industry

Supplementary Member Benefits

Sustainable Tourism 2030TIAO is the exclusive provider of Sustainable Tourism in Ontario; member organizations can receive preferred rates for certification, as well as access to TIAO members-only knowledge groups and resources regarding Sustainable Tourism.

 

SilkStart: SilkStart is the most comprehensive, easy-to-use management software specifically designed for associations. As the exclusive provider for SilkStart in Ontario, TIAO members can receive the benefit of ongoing savings, both on initial setup and through discounted monthly fees.

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