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Member Benefits

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) is the National Voice and Champion of the visitor economy in Canada.  TIAC represents the full suite of sectors, and its primary mandate is to advocate on behalf of the Tourism Industry to elevates concerns at the national level. TIAC is the government's go-to source for industry matters. TIAC promotes and supports policies, programs, and activities that benefit the sector's growth and development.  Since the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic, TIAC has led the charge to ensure the industry survives and fully recovers.

TIAC delivers a range of publications, research documents and tools.  It produces and manages industry events such as the annual Tourism Congress, Canadian Tourism Awards, Tourism Week in Canada, Tourism Town Hall Series, Rendez-vous Canada and Member TALK, a monthly member meeting.

The Association also delivers the TIAC Member Advantage Program which includes:





Voting Rights

As a TIAC Member, you enjoy full voting rights and are entitled to receive notice of, attend and vote at all meetings of members

Opportunity to sit on TIAC Committees

In addition to offering your name to sit on the TIAC Board of Directors, you have the opportunity to participate in committees and task forces

National Advocacy Effort

TIAC’s advocacy work involves promoting and supporting policies, programs and activities that will benefit members growth and development

Individual Advocacy Support

TIAC’s Government Relations team provides support for effective

outreach to political figures and influencers. Have your voice heard effectively with MPs in your own backyard = positive change for your business



Leading-edge information to help your business grow. TIAC produces web & print publications that use data & research from a variety of sources

Education and Industry Webinars

Delivers educational programs such as the Elevating Canadian Experiences including digital webinars, guidelines, toolkits and research with operators and destination partners across Canada.  TIAC also delivers industry webinars on industry issues

Member TALK (Webinar)

A member-exclusive monthly online meeting where members can ask questions and engage with the President and CEO as well as guest speakers


Members-only opportunities to engage with peers and travel influencers

Member Community Forum

Real-time pan-Canada online dialogue with members on issues

TIAC News Briefs and Press Releases

Keep informed on issues happening now

TIAC Talk (e-Newsletter)

Keep informed on the work TIAC is doing on members’ behalf and when and where to engage

TIAC Morning News

Members enjoy the opportunity to subscribe and receive a weekday morning media round-up of what is happening in Tourism across Canada

Article in TIAC TALK e-Newsletter

Share your successes or keep your peers informed

Membership Directory Listing

Online Listing (click here for Current Members)

Event Calendar Listing

Opportunity to post an event to the online TIAC calendar

Job Board

Opportunity to post your employment opportunities on TIAC’s website

Use of TIAC Logo

Opportunity to use the TIAC Member logo and show your support




TIAC Tourism Congress Sponsorship Options

Only TIAC Members can secure a sponsorship opportunity at the Tourism Congress

TIAC Tourism Congress Reg Savings

TIAC Members enjoy registration savings of up to $300

TIAC Canadian Tourism Awards Free Nomination

The nomination fee of $100 is waived if the nominee is a TIAC Member

Rendez-vous Canada+2022

TIAC Member Advantage enjoyed at Rendez-vous Canada including

  • Appointment booking benefits
    • Opportunity to submit up to 100 appointment requests
    • Early access to RVC+ attendee list and appointment requests
  • Priority appointment scheduling of mutual matches with Buyers
  • Top positioning and complimentary branding opportunities
    • Top positioning in seller listings and in buyer search results
    • Highlighted placement in RVC+ online directory
    • Corporate logo displayed in RVC+ online directory
    • Corporate logo on seller listing in Virtual Event
    • Complimentary Premium Booth with enhanced booth branding opportunities
  • SAVE 20% on partnership and branding opportunities
  • Have your membership recognized with the TIAC logo in the online directory, seller listing in Virtual Event, and on virtual booth
  • In-person sellers will also receive an invitation to TIAC Member only events and be recognized with the TIAC logo on name badges
  • As an additional benefit, TIAC is offering a savings of $200 on TIAC Membership for all RVC+ sellers. 

Preferred Partners

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada has partnered with a number of leading national suppliers to provide the highest quality services to our members at fantastic rates.


Avis Car Rental - Discount to TIAC Members

Canada & US: TIAC Members will receive a 5% or greater discount on a daily, weekly and weekend rates. Blackout periods may apply.



Budget Car and Truck Rental - Discount to TIAC Members

Canada: TIAC Members will receive a minimum 5% discount off of the lowest available discountable time and mileage retail rates. A discount up to 10% will also apply to moving trucks/vehicles at participating Budget locations through Canada only.

US: TIAC Members will receive a minimum 5% discount off the lowest available discountable time and mileage retail rates.

International: International Tariff Rates available in certain areas.



QUASEP Cash Rewards and Discount Program

In partnership with QUASEP, TIAC members can take advantage of a loyalty program designed to offer CASH REWARDS for purchases, DISCOUNTS, or A COMBINATION OF BOTH. With a wide range of high quality name brand purchasing programs covering almost all areas of a hospitality operation including foodservice products and groceries, uniforms, facility maintenance, lighting, paint and painting services, housekeeping supplies, linens, waste diversion & recycling, and payment services, finding value for your spend is easy. Other benefits include a locally-based account management, access to a member’s portal, weekly promotions, and more. 

For more information click here.



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Join TIAC Today!

To become a member today, please click here to enter our online registration platform, or contact:

Jennifer Taylor

Vice-President, Business Development & Member Relations