MTC strives to create the most productive statewide tourism climate possible. Members from all segments of the industry work together to promote business, participate in professional development activities, and enhance our economic impact for the benefit of all Marylanders.
Our Members Are:
Associations, Attractions, Campgrounds, Charters/Cruises/Marinas, Destination Marketing Organizations, Government Agencies/Chambers of Commerce, Educational Groups, Sports/Golf Courses/Outfitters, Lodging/Hotels/B&Bs/Inns, Conference Centers, Media, Restaurants/Catering, Tour/Receptives, Transportation, Wineries, etc.
Receive invitations and discounted member rates for all events held by MTC, which allows for numerous networking opportunities with tourism professionals from throughout the state and region.
Nominate individuals to be recognized at the industry's Annual Awards Banquet, including the prestigious "Tourism Person of the Year" award.
Access complete contact information for other members and receive a listing on the MTC website.
Post promotions on the MTC website which are publicized in the newsletter and sent out to 1,000+ industry/consumer followers via Twitter
Benefit from reduced marketing costs and great consumer exposure through Partner Marketing and Advertising Opportunities with the Maryland State Office of Tourism. Members are eligible for all opportunities listed in the State's 2013 Marketing Plan.
Use the MTC logo when marketing to the industry.
Share news through the MTC newsletter.
Volunteer to serve alongside other industry leaders on MTC Committees or the Board of Directors.
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Connect: Interact with Industry Leaders
Network with tourism professionals throughout the state
Educate: Stay Informed
Exclusive access to industry-specific information and seminars
Attend educational workshops conducted by industry professionals on all aspects of tourism marketing, technological advances and many other issues of concern to the industry.
The Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit offers outstanding guest speakers, educational workshops and industry awards.
Access the MTC Legislative report, updated weekly throughout session.
Contact Association staff to assist with information and questions.
Free one-year subscription to Maryland Life magazine for new members.
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Members can participate in the MTC Legislative Committee to voice their opinions and influence MTC's position on critical legislation.
MTC was instrumental in the passage of the single most important piece of tourism legislation to be endorsed by the Maryland General Assembly in the past decade. This law mandated that a Maryland Tourism Development Board be formed to oversee the Maryland Office of Tourism Development in all aspects of the state's marketing and promotion on behalf of tourism.
MTC encourages full participation between government agencies on tourism-related functions.
MTC annually works to ensure an increased Office of Tourism budget for the promotion of tourism.
MTC opposes all efforts to increase tourism taxes that are not dedicated to tourism promotion.
MTC continually supports funding for tourism infrastructure and other tourism-related capital projects.
MTC supports uniform, predictable tourism signage on state highways and participates in DOT meetings for continual oversight of the program.
MTC continues to protect the industry from overregulation.
MTC works with other business entities to control corporate taxation, workers' compensation, and unemployment costs.
Member-only access to legislative/regulatory updates on the website.
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