Become A Member
Tourism Vancouver is committed to being the best destination sales, marketing and visitor servicing organization in the world. We believe that this is made possible by supporting a diverse and inclusive membership mix that is reflective of the destination and visitor needs.
We welcome membership enquiries from established businesses to further enhance our supplier product mix, and assist us in our sales and marketing initiatives. Tourism Vancouver promotes the destination to our clients as an ideal city to host meetings and conventions and other group or individual travel options. As an Member, you can take advantage of a wealth of tourism marketing opportunities and expertise from our specialist teams. You are encouraged to actively engage with our staff as well as your fellow members as you develop your marketing plan. Membership should provide you with access to the tools necessary to support your existing marketing initiatives.
Whether you are looking for brand exposure via our various marketing campaigns, market research to assist you in your business planning, are looking stay on top of new trends and future best practices for tourism business management or seeking networking opportunities with key tourism industry partners, becoming a Member offers all of these benefits and more.
Tourism Vancouver’s membership structure encompasses two overarching tiers; Standard and Premium.
Standard includes an online listing on tourismvancouver.com, a listing in the Official Visitor Guide (visitor centric categories only), complimentary access to networking social mixers, business referrals, Travel Media Resources and more.
Premium is for those businesses looking to elevate their engagement with us through complimentary business development workshops and qualified business leads from our various sales teams. It enables a business to augment its online profile with an additional category listing on tourismvancouver.com.
Festivals may qualify for a promotional membership rate with access to a limited number of benefits. Members in both tiers may opt to participate in other opportunities and programs for an additional fee. These include the Tourism Showcase Trade Show, Dine Out Vancouver Festival and more. They may also augment their engagement by purchasing ‘a-la-carte’ add-ons such as workshops, advertising or additional listings on the website, digital display advertising or brochure racking in the Visitor Center..
Standard Tier memberships are $550 plus GST. Premium Tier memberships begin at $1050.00 plus GST with differentials for accommodations, convention facilities and unique venues based on the size of the business.
Click here for a comprehensive list of member benefits and a side by side comparison of the Standard and Premium Membership Tiers.
Non-member businesses can also participate in some programs that provide specific focus on the destination. Separate rates apply for non-member participation in Dine Out Vancouver Festival, online listings and brochure racking in the visitor centre.
If you think your business will be a fit with our initiatives and objectives please get in touch with us by filling out our Membership Enquiry Form. A membership professional will contact you to discuss the application process and applicable category fees for your business. We can then discuss ways which you feel your business and Tourism Vancouver could mutually benefit from your participation, and discover how we can work together.