Join ENWFL

WHY SHOULD I JOIN ENWFL?

Rural tourism assets are abundant in the ENWFL region and the rural tourism industry must forge strong partnerships to be competitive in a global travel market. RWSAC leverages membership dues with other funding sources and in-kind services to carry out robust tourism marketing and educational programs for the entire region to grow the local tourism economy. Join us in creating a premier tourism destination that will encourage travelers to Explore Northwest Florida!

  • Individual members receive information on tourism development activities and rural tourism training opportunities.
  • Business members are listed as such on the ENWFL  website and receive information on tourism development activities and rural tourism training opportunities.
  • Advocates are listed as such on the ENWFL website, are eligible to apply for one (1) ENWFL Scholarship to attend tourism/economic development training programs, and receive information on tourism development activities in the region.
  • Champions are featured on the ENWFL website, are eligible to apply for up to three (3) ENWFL Scholarships to attend tourism/economic development training programs, and receive information on tourism development activities in the region.
  • Partners are included in all RWSAC marketing and educational activities, are eligible to apply for up to five (5) ENWFL scholarships to attend tourism/economic development training programs, and receive information on tourism development activities in the region.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Our marketing and tourism programs and materials are designed to create a premier regional tourism destination. Specific products include, but are not limited to:

  • Comprehensive Regional Intrinsic Resource Study
  • Image Library – quality images from throughout the region
  • Tear-Off Maps highlighting regional attractions
  • Facebook Page
  • Active and Mobile Friendly ENWFL Website (Update Scheduled for 2018-2019)
  • Quarterly Newsletter
  • Monthly Events and Activities Publication
  • Media Press Room
  • Fall & Spring Press Tours
  • Regional Places to Stay Pamphlet
  • Regional RV/Camping Pamphlet
  • Partnership with Regional TDC Co-op
  • Expanded Marketing Initiatives and Collateral Materials
  • Regional Education
  • VISIT FLORIDA Rural Area of Opportunity and FDEO – national/international trade shows
  • Regional Adventure Brochure – Under Design 2018
  • Regional Self-Guided Driving Tours – Under Design 2018
  • Resource Carrying Capacity GAP Analysis – Under Design 2018
  • Paddling and Hiking Trails Brochures – Under Design 2018
  • Regional Visitors Guide – 2018/2019
  • Explore OUR Florida Marketing Campaign – 2017
  • Explore OUR Florida Poster & Game Cards – 2015

Our education and development programs are created to increase the professional capacity of our tourism industry partners throughout the region. Specific programs and opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monthly Leadership Development Forums
  • Agri-tourism Rural Tourism Workshop
  • Networking Rural Tourism Workshop
  • Hospitality Ambassador Training
  • Scholarships for Educational Events and Training Programs for ENWFL Members

Become a Member Today! (Click here for more details)