Types of Membership
TIABC has three categories of membership: A) Business B) Sector C) DMO/RDMO plus Student
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 = $1,545
Medium Business – 51-150 employees = $800
Small Business – 2-50 employees = $465
Self-employed – 1 employee = $260
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 = $3,080
Medium Sector Association – Membership revenues from $75,000 to $150,000 = $1,545
Small Sector Association – Membership revenues less than $75,000 = $465
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 = $5,650
Medium DMO – Budget of $500,000 to $4 million = $2,070
Small DMO – Budget less than $500,000 = $800
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.