Current Marketing Opportunities

London Beer & BBQ Show

The London Beer & BBQ returns June 15th-17th, 2018. Taking place at the Western Fair Agriplex, the event is a great place to reach beer and food lovers from Southwest Ontario. If you are interested in participating in the show, SWOTC has a group rate that partners can take advantage of. Each 10′ x 10′ booth space is $530+HST; inside and outside spaces are available! For all interested partners, please download and complete the Exhibitor Form below, including payment information (just add Ontario’s Southwest Group Rate to the blank portion in Booth Space Request section, and submit to sales@westernfairdistrict.com. If you have any questions, please email JT Uppal at jt@swotc.ca.

 

Click here to download the Exhibitor Form. 

 

Work With Us

We have numerous ways you can partner with us to help spread the word about your tourism business. 

 

Click here to view the infographic on the opportunities.

 

Co-Branded Email Blasts

Looking to promote your Waterfront or Beer, Wine and Culinary experiences to a qualified audience? Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation (SWOTC) is now giving you access to its extremely qualified audience of over 49,000 email subscribers. Partner with SWOTC in an e-blast that features your content to this database. You are in charge of the content and SWOTC will program into its existing email template with all links going to the website of your choosing. Deployment dates from May 1st, 2018 to March 31st, 2019.

 

Click here for full information and contract.

 

Co-op Social Media Contests

Take advantage of the Ontario’s Southwest Facebook qualified audience of 38,000+ and boost your email database with co-op social media contests. SWOTC will do all the programming and host the contest. All entrants will be signing up for your email database so you will be growing your lists. There is no fee to participate, you just have to provide the prize. Six spots available so sign-up today.

 

Click here for full information and contract.

 

 

Partner Offers Program

Ontario’s Southwest (OSW) invites you to participate in our upcoming marketing campaigns for 2017. Offers will be published on OntariosSouthwest.com and traffic will be pushed to these offers with multi-channel digital campaigns. The target markets for these campaigns are nearby US States, Michigan, Ohio, and Western New York, the GTA, and Southern Ontario markets outside of Ontario’s Southwest. The BWC campaign will be in market year-round beginning in mid-May and the Waterfront campaign will be in market from June to September of this year.

 

How You Can Participate
An integral part of the campaign is the call-to-action to the consumer in the form of tourism product offers that will be promoted on OntariosSouthwest.com and linked to the operator’s website for fulfillment. We are looking for you, the tourism operator, to supply these offers and deals for inclusion in this campaign. We encourage you to participate, at no cost to you, and to leverage this investment to help drive traffic to your business. Each industry partner will be permitted to submit up to 5 unique offers for inclusion in the campaign.

 

To participate, please complete the Partner Offer Contract and Offer Submission Form (Excel) from the documents below.

 

Partner Offers Program Outline & Contract

Accommodations Partners Program Outline & Contract  (Unique offers opportunity information for Accommodations providers)

Offer Submission Form (download will begin automatically on click)

 

Partner Offer Program Results from Previous Campaigns

 

Waterfront Campaign – 2015 (To view the full Waterfront Campaign report, please visit the 2015-16 Marketing page)

Beer, Wine & Culinary Campaign – 2015 (To view the full Waterfront Campaign report, please visit the 2015-16 Marketing page)

Summer Campaign Offers Results – 2014

Fall Campaign Offers Results – 2014

 

Listings on OntarioSouthwest.com

Are you a tourism business owner in Southwestern Ontario? Are you holding a major tourism event that will draw thousands of visitors to the region? You could qualify to list your business or event on our regional tourism website: OntariosSouthwest.com. Please see the Guidelines and Criteria for Submissions to see if your submission meets the set guidelines. Only those submissions meeting the set guidelines will be posted on the regional tourism website. Please send all submissions to JT Uppal.

 

Destination Ontario Marketing Opportunities

Submit Your Listings to Ontariotravel.net

Submit new business listings, tourism packages, festivals and events to OntarioTravel.net for FREE, or update your existing listings. Click here for more information on submitting your listing.

 

Engage with Ontario Travel on social media.

 


Discover Ontario Mobile App

Include your festival, event or attraction on Ontario’s new festivals and events mobile app. It’s free and easy, simply submit or update your listing. Check out the app at www.ontariotravel.net.