About the OVTA
|Become an OVTA Member|
|Your business grows when you become a member of the Ottawa Valley Tourist Association. We are able to generate cost effective, professional, strategic marketing initiatives to enhance your marketing plans.
Find out more information on how the OVTA can offer support for your business.
|The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) is a non-profit organization designed to stimulate and promote tourism in Renfrew County.
Our goal is to create a presence in the tourism marketplace. In order to position the Ottawa Valley as an interesting and popular travel destination in the minds of travelers, a joint effort among tourism suppliers and OVTA’s dedicated tourism staff is required.
|Board of Directors|
|The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association is governed by a Board of Directors elected from the membership.|
|Ottawa Valley Tourism Awards|
|The Ottawa Valley Tourism Awards recognize those OVTA members that foster and further excellence in branding the Ottawa Valley as a destination and serve as exceptional ambassadors for the tourism industry.
The Award categories are:
Marilyn Alexander Tourism Champion Award
Special Event of the Year Award
Business of Distinction Award
The awards are presented annually at the Ottawa Valley Tourism Conference and AGM.
Our annual tourism conference and AGM brings together tourism operators, community development leaders and stakeholders from across the region to learn, network and share best practices about tourism development, growth and promotion for our rural destination.
|Ottawa Valley Tourism Trade Show|
|The primary focus of the annual Ottawa Valley Tourism Trade Show is to educate frontline staff those who deal directly with customers) on the tourism experiences and products available in the Ottawa Valley. Frontline staff are the face of the Ottawa Valley. Armed with a little product knowledge, they are perfectly poised to be tourism ambassadors for the region.|
|Looking to increase your knowledge of the local, provincial and national tourism industry? Then look no further! The OVTA has gathered some of the most recent and relevant tourism information in one place.|
|In the News|
|The Ottawa Valley Tourist Association has made the news! Following is a collection of stories mentioning the OVTA and it's accomplishments as reported by local media.|