(for a printable version of the information below, download the pdf)

Membership Benefits…

• Our mission is to showcase Bowen Island and promote tourism

• Membership ensures your business is part of our efforts

• Join the Bowen brand today … start benefitting now!

Your membership includes valuable opportunities…

  • Online web listing or web page – depending on which package you select
  • Online marketing via advertisements and social media
  • Promotional e-newsletter
  • Priority brochure display and referrals through Visitor Information Services
  • 10% advertising discount in official guide – Secrets of Bowen Islan (35,000)
  • Inclusion in promotional activities including trade shows and travel media
  • Networking with local businesses

Here are a few of our 2017 activities … with many more to come in 2018

Top 3 web results for “Bowen Island” searches

TBI’s website has recorded a 124% increase over the past year – with up to 928 visits per day. Increase online exposure for your business.

Social media

Don’t have time? We can help. #Explorebc has over 3.2 million posts. We can help you tap into the social media hub.

Tourism partnerships

Our promotional efforts are leveraged through our collaborations with
Destination BC, Tourism Vancouver, and West Vancouver Chamber.

Visitor information services

We operate the Visitor Information Centre. In 2016 we recorded a 30% increase and this year visitation increased 83%. Our year-round promotions and enhanced services are driving increases.

Trade and consumer shows

Trade & travel shows included the Outdoor Adventures Show – BC’s largest adventure-travel show – and Tourism Vancouver’s Showcase.

Secrets of Bowen Island – official brochure

Building on the success of the 2017 brochure, we’re expanding the 2018 edition, improving the maps, printing more copies and increasing distribution. Best of all, members receive a 10% discount. Booking deadline Oct. 31.

Membership Sign Up

Purchase your membership today to receive your benefits and be part of Bowen’s brand

  • Annual membership renews October 1 – deadline for renewal is October 31
  • Did you know our individual supporter and nonprofit organization memberships start at $49.00?
  • Let’s talk about how you will benefit from membership. You can reach us at 604-200-2399 or email info@tourismbowenisland.com.

We highly recommend the Plus and Premium options for their larger marketing exposure and higher engagement opportunity through more colour, imagery and information.

BUSINESS MEMBERSHIPSNON-PROFIT MEMBERSHIPS
BASIC
$99 / year
LISTING - your listing (name & phone number) in the TBI website directory with a link to your website
TRADE SHOWS - opportunity to have your promotional materials distributed at trade shows and marketplaces (at a membership discount)
ADVERTISE - priority advertising at the Visitors Centre
ADVERTISE - at the Welcome Kiosk
 
 
 
 
PLUS
$199 / year
LISTING - your listing (name & phone number) in the TBI website directory with a link to your website
TRADE SHOWS - opportunity to have your promotional materials distributed at trade shows and marketplaces (at a membership discount)
ADVERTISE - priority advertising at the Visitors Centre
ADVERTISE - at the Welcome Kiosk
WEB PHOTO - your business photo in the TBI website directory that links to your dedicated web page
WEB PAGE - your dedicated web page with up to 300 words, 1 additional photo and a Google map identifying your location
 
 
PREMIUM
$299/ year
LISTING - your listing (name & phone number) in the TBI website directory with a link to your website
TRADE SHOWS - opportunity to have your promotional materials distributed at trade shows and marketplaces (at a membership discount)
ADVERTISE - priority advertising at the Visitors Centre
ADVERTISE - at the Welcome Kiosk
WEB PHOTO - your business photo in the TBI website directory that links to your dedicated web page
WEB PAGE - your dedicated web page with up to 300 words, 1 additional photo and a Google map identifying your location
WEB AD - your colourful, professional advertisement in the sidebar of a website page
SOCIAL MEDIA - posts promoting your business posted to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram each month
BASIC
$49 / year
LISTING - your listing (name & phone number) in the TBI website directory with a link to your website
TRADE SHOWS - opportunity to have your promotional materials distributed at trade shows and marketplaces (at a membership discount)
ADVERTISE - priority advertising at the Visitors Centre
ADVERTISE - at the Welcome Kiosk
 
 
 
 
PLUS
$99 / year
LISTING - your listing (name & phone number) in the TBI website directory with a link to your website
TRADE SHOWS - opportunity to have your promotional materials distributed at trade shows and marketplaces (at a membership discount)
ADVERTISE - priority advertising at the Visitors Centre
ADVERTISE - at the Welcome Kiosk
WEB PHOTO - your business photo in the TBI website directory that links to your dedicated web page
WEB PAGE - your dedicated web page with up to 300 words, 1 additional photo and a Google map identifying your location
 
 
PREMIUM
$199/ year
LISTING - your listing (name & phone number) in the TBI website directory with a link to your website
TRADE SHOWS - opportunity to have your promotional materials distributed at trade shows and marketplaces (at a membership discount)
ADVERTISE - priority advertising at the Visitors Centre
ADVERTISE - at the Welcome Kiosk
WEB PHOTO - your business photo in the TBI website directory that links to your dedicated web page
WEB PAGE - your dedicated web page with up to 300 words, 1 additional photo and a Google map identifying your location
WEB AD - your colourful, professional advertisement in the sidebar of a website page
SOCIAL MEDIA - posts promoting your business posted to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram each month

About Us

Who: Tourism Bowen Island Association is a registered not-for-profit membership- driven destination marketing organization (DMO). Our mandate is to promote tourism on Bowen Island; to provide a centralized structure for tourism on Bowen Island; to provide effective management and oversight of tourism on Bowen Island.
What: We promote Bowen Island to leisure travelers, meet- ing planners, travel and social media, and tourism profession- als. Through a wide range of efforts and services we help build a strong tourism economy on Bowen and we help support the success of our members. Through the visitor centre and our website, we provide valuable information services to visitors from all around the world.
Why: As a member, you receive many direct benefits, such as an online website listing and promotional exposure through our marketing efforts. We are your connection and voice to BC’s tourism industry, advocat- ing on your behalf and collabo- rating with government, tourism agencies, industry professionals and the media. Membership offers many benefits and, in return, it’s an important support of our work. Please join today.