Official Supplier Program Benefits

Camping In Ontario, founded in 1969, is the largest industry association representing more than 450 campground owners and promoting camping in Ontario to hundreds of thousands of campers. Increase your marketing return-on-investment by working with Camping In Ontario to increase your exposure to the private campground industry.

The cost of becoming an official supplier starts at $200 (plus HST) for one year in one region. Official Supplier status to all of Ontario is as low as $390 plus you get a free one page ad that more than pays for your investment. Your Official Supplier status run for a full year from January 1st to December 31st and are pro-rated if you join during another month of the year. If joining in September or later, billing will also include the following year.

Please take a moment to look through all the web advertising, print advertising, email/mail advertising and event opportunities you can take advantage of as an Official Supplier. All suppliers in good standing are also entitled to:
  • Access to CIO and its membership for one year starting January 1st of every year (pro-rated if joining through year) once you agree to the Code of Conduct and your application is approved
  • Campground mailing list, provided that Privacy Policy is signed
  • Basic listing in the Buyer’s Guide and on the website
  • Access to the supplier section of the website
  • Ability to market to campgrounds through the association office
  • Two trade show opportunities in the Spring and Fall with supplier discounted rates
  • Discounted advertising rates for the Camping In Ontario directory and Update Newsletter
  • Discounted online advertising and web link rates
  • Access to select benefits which include: Merchant rate discounts for Visa, MasterCard & Interact through Global Payments
    • Discount with Marks Work Wearhouse
    • 15% discount on all forms & other products through Nebs
    • Subscription legal services through LegalShield for as low as $26/month
    • 10% discount on pool, lake and cottage recreational products with At The Lake Distributing
Benefits for Region-specific suppliers are limited to the region - please call for more information on this option. Enhanced Official Supplier Programs which include events and advertising at discounted rates are also available. To discuss one of these opportunities, please contact the office at 1-877-672-2226 or email info@campinginontario.ca.

You can sign up online to become an Official Supplier by clicking here. (**We are reformatting our Official Supplier program in the New Year so we are not accepting applications for Official Supplier status at this time. If you are interested in finding out more about the program, we will be happy to send you more information this fall.)
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