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Types of Membership

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TIABC has three categories of membership: A) Business  B) Sector  C) DMO/RDMO plus Student

Membership dues in 2017 will be subject to an annual 2% increase as approved by TIABC’s Board of Directors.  The rate adjustment reflects the average annual Canadian inflation rate. The membership fees below reflect the 2% increase.

Business

A Tourism Business membership with TIABC is based on the number of employees. In addition, there is a new category for self-employed tourism businesses of one employee.

BUSINESS TYPE  – # OF EMPLOYEES – FEE
Large Business  – 151+ employees = $1,530
Medium Business – 51-150 employees = $790
Small Business – 2-50 employees = $460
Self-employed – 1 employee = $255

Sector Association

A Sector Association membership with TIABC is based on the membership revenues earned by the sector association.

ASSOCIATION TYPE – ASSOCIATION REVENUE – FEE
Large Sector Association  – Membership revenues over $150,000 = $3,050
Medium Sector Association – Membership revenues from $75,000 to $150,000 = $1,530
Small Sector Association – Membership revenues less than $75,000 = $460

DMO/RDMO

A Regional Destination Marketing Organization (RDMO) / Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) / Chamber membership with TIABC is based on the size of the organization’s budget.

DMO TYPE – RDMO/DMO/CHAMBER BUDGET SIZE – FEE
Large DMO – Budget over $4.0 million = $5,600
Medium DMO – Budget of $500,000 to $4 million = $2,050
Small DMO – Budget less than $500,000 = $790

Student

Student Membership = $25.50

This annual membership is available to any student enrolled in a tourism-related educational program in British Columbia. Students do not receive voting privileges at TIABC’s AGM, but do receive member discounts to events.

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