SWT Partnership Program

A partnership class of membership is available for Destination Marketing Organizations and community/regional associations such as chambers, port districts, economic development organizations and related entities.

To join, select your level and scroll down to complete and submit the partnership form. SWT will follow up with an invoice. For questions, please contact mike@stateofwatourism.com. 

For non-DMO/community organizations (such as individuals and businesses), please visit our Membership page

Community/Regional Organization Partner: $1,000

Qualifications: Chambers of commerce, scenic byway organizations, port districts, city departments, tribes, associations or economic development organizations or districts that promote their regions, counties or communities in the absence of a dedicated destination marketing organization for that area.

Partner Benefits:

  • Access to SWT research including:
    • Tourism Economics County Data
    • Datafy State and Regional Data
  • Access to SWT lead distribution program
  • SWT partner rates for research programs including Datafy
  • Discounted admission to SWT Tourism Conference
  • Discounts on web advertising/email marketing
  • Discounts on Visitor Guide advertising

DMO Partner

Qualifications: Any Washington-based nonprofit organization with the primary purpose of destination marketing.

SWT Partnership Dues Structure:

Annual Dues

2023 Budget

$1,250

$500k or less

$2,500

$501K – up to $1M

$5,000

$1M – up to $2.5M

$7,500

$2.5M+

Partner Benefits:

  • Access to SWT research including:
    • Tourism Economics County Data
    • Datafy State and Regional Data
  • Access to SWT lead distribution program
  • Access to SWT co-op platforms 
  • SWT partner rates for research programs including Datafy
  • Trade show partnership opportunities
  • Opportunities to participate in the SWT International Co-op Programs
  • Opportunities to participate in sales missions
  • Discounted admission to SWT Tourism Conference
  • Discounts on web advertising/email marketing
  • Discounts on Visitor Guide advertising
 
Note: For small nonprofit organizations with budgets of $150,000 or less, there are Partnership scholarships available. Apply for a Partnership scholarship.