The Oklahoma Travel Industry Association invites you to actively contribute in building a progressive and prosperous future for tourism in Oklahoma. Your support of the tourism industry, through OTIA membership, provides benefits and training for tourism-related businesses and citizens throughout Oklahoma. It also helps us monitor and protect tourism industry interests at the state capitol and nationally through our affiliation with the U.S. Travel Association.
For organizations who want advanced recognition, the opportunity to partner with OTIA at events throughout the year, and additional marketing opportunities, Major Tourism Partner Membership may be for you.
A Major Tourism Partner Membership is $2,500, and includes:
One year Oklahoma Travel Industry Association, Oklahoma Restaurant Association, and Oklahoma Hotel & Lodging Association memberships
Recognition as Major Partnering Sponsor of Oklahoma Conference on Tourism & RedBud Awards, which includes
exhibit space ($750 value)
2 registrations (value $295 ea.)
additional registrations discounted to $210 each (reflects 30% discount)
full page ad in program
recognition onsite and in advance and post conference promotion, newsletters, announcements, and complimentary post-conference attendee list
Lt. Governor Travel & Tourism Summit programs sponsorship including 2 complimentary registrations, with logo and name featured as a “Major Tourism Contributor”
Listed as industry partner on OTIA website year-round with direct link to your website
Recognition in OTIA’s quarterly newsletters
One complimentary registration for "A Tasteful Affair" Legislative Reception, held annually during the first week of the legislative session
The nomination form for the annual RedBed Awards is now available! This event recognizes Oklahoma tourism attractions, destination marketing organizations and journalists for their outstanding efforts to serve and promote Oklahoma's tourism industry. The deadline to apply for the RedBud Awards is March 1, 2019 and the ceremony will be held during the Oklahoma Conference on Tourism on May 7.
Members of the OTIA will come together for Hospitality Day at the Capitol, where we will spend time speaking to legislators about issues facing our industry, and then culminate in a fabulous reception with more than 600 members and legislators at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center.
Last year more than 705 million vacation days went unused. How can we help America put those vacation days to use? By encouraging them to PLAN. Research shows that individuals who plan are more likely to use all of their time off, take more vacation days at once and report greater levels of happiness at work and at home. Let's get Americans to commit their time off for the rest of the year at the start of the year! Oklahoma's destination have something to offer everyone!
Hundreds of association members recently attended an informational session on the "New Alcohol Laws Coming your Way," presented by attorney Adam Marshall with Barrow & Grimm. The 2-hour session covered the details of the new law, which goes into effect October 1. Mr. Marshall kindly shared his presentation for those who were unable to attend.