Membership Investment

Join the association that represents - and works for - New York State tourism! Your NYSTIA membership begins upon receipt and processing of your membership dues, and is renewed annually on that date.

Determine your membership tier level, complete the membership registration, provide a credit card number or enclose a check for the appropriate membership level and mail to: NYSTIA, 1 Grove St., Suite 200, Pittsford, NY 14534. Please make checks payable to NYSTIA.


Tourism Promotion Agency (TPA) Membership Level: $ 500

  • Region and County-designated Tourism Promotion Agencies (TPAs*)

Tier A Membership Level: $ 300

  • County-level or larger Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs*) including chambers of commerce, tourism office, membership organizations, government offices (unless designated as a matching funds TPA*; see TPA Tier Level)
  • Accommodations and Campgrounds (25+ Rooms/Sites)
  • Museums, Attractions, Cultural Institutions and Events/Festivals (10,000+ annual visitors)
  • Industry-Allied Vendors and Suppliers, including Sole Proprietorships (with 11 or more employees)
  • County or State-level Industry-Allied Associations/Organizations
  • Restaurant Chain within New York State
  • Transportation companies
  • Media Outlets (Print, TV, Radio, Internet-based)
  • Colleges

Tier B Membership Level: $175

  • Village, City or Town-level Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs*), including chambers of commerce, government offices (unless designated as a matching funds TPA*; see TPA Tier Level)
  • Accommodations and Campgrounds (under 25 rooms/sites)
  • Museums, Attractions, Cultural Institutions and Events/Festivals (under 10,000 annual visitors)
  • Industry-Allied Vendors and Suppliers, including Sole Proprietorships (with 2-10 employees)
  • Restaurant within New York State (single site)

Tier C Membership Level: $100

  • Industry-Allied Vendors and Suppliers, including Sole Proprietorships (featuring one owner/operator and no employees)
  • Industry-Supportive Individuals (not representing any organization/business)
  • Students

* A Tourism Promotion Agency is defined as an entity that has been designated by county government to apply for and receive "I Love New York" matching funds. A Destination Marketing Organization is defined as an entity that engages in tourism promotion for its assigned area, either as its primary function or as part of its overall operation.


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