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Women in Tourism (Gold Coast) Inc is a dynamic organisation connecting tourism professionals for over 20 years. We are an innovative, professional group passionate about the Gold Coast and its tourism industry.

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Women in Tourism (Gold Coast) Inc is a dynamic organisation connecting tourism professionals for over 20 years. We are an innovative, professional group passionate about the Gold Coast and its tourism industry.

If you are looking to expand your business connections or discover new business opportunities, then come and join us in a relaxed and friendly environment for breakfast on the first Friday of each month.

At our monthly breakfast functions, hear from industry leaders when we present a host of informative guest speakers. Enjoy a variety of Gold Coast venues and indulge in a delicious breakfast. Promote your business, whilst helping local charities through our fundraising efforts.

Women in Tourism is strongly affiliated with the global women’s networking organisation Women in Tourism International Alliance (WiTiA) which can assist and grow your business internationally.

If you are involved in the travel and tourism industry, Women in Tourism is a fantastic platform to connect with like-minded professionals. Everyone is welcome! Despite our name, we encourage men and individuals of other industries to attend our networking breakfasts and events. Please feel free to come along, we would love to meet you!

Benefits of Becoming a WIT Member

  • Access and advice from top industry leaders speaking at monthly breakfasts to bring you staff or clientele 
  • Excellent networking opportunities
  • Connection with other tourism professionals both professionally and socially
  • Opportunities to speak at breakfasts about your business
  • Chance to promote your business at the monthly breakfast trade table
  • Business exposure through donating prizes to raffle draws at WIT events
  • Member discount prices to all events
  • Advertising opportunities across WIT social media and monthly e-newsletter
  • Personalised listing on the WIT Business Directory, which allows access to a comprehensive industry guide of members.
  • Opportunities to showcase your hotel or restaurant by tender for venues and other relevant products or services
  • Support local and overseas charities
  • Fun environment to support the growth of the vital Gold Coast travel and tourism industry
     

Membership Explained:

ELIGIBILITY

Membership of the organisation is open to those working or studying in the tourism industry or associated fields. Members support the aims of the organisation which are to enable women in the hospitality and travel industry to liaise on a personal and professional level with their colleagues throughout Australia and internationally. Membership is open to both men and women.

Prospective members need to be proposed and seconded by current committee members. Please fill in the online application form and we will contact you.

There are four membership categories:

FULL MEMBER GOLD COAST

For individuals who have been employed in the tourism industry for at least six (6) months. Members will have access to networking facilities that promote positive business relationships within the industry, and increases knowledge of current market trends. Member has full voting rights.

FEE: Initial Application $40
Annual Subscription: $80
Total: $120

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

The company will be in the travel and tourism industry and will be represented at meetings/functions by the person nominated for membership within the company. The representative will have full voting rights. A maximum of 3 persons employed by the company may attend the monthly breakfasts and other events at the special member rates.

FEE: Initial Application $40
Annual Subscription: $125
Total: $165

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

Members involved in industry related services but not qualified for full membership. Associate Members have access to the same facilities and networking benefits as Full Members. Associate Members have no voting rights.

FEE: Initial Application $40
Annual Subscription: $80
Total: $120

STUDENT MEMBER

Membership is open to students studying Travel, Tourism, Hospitality, Business or similar. Student Members benefit from the support and networking opportunities derived from meeting tourism professionals in the industry. Student Members have no voting rights.

FEE: Annual Subscription: $55

What's it like being a member of Women in Tourism

VIDEO: Hear what WIT Member Justine Bartley from Mantra On View has to say about being part of Women in Tourism Gold Coast, watch the interview here.


Membership Enquiries: Any information in relation to becoming a member can be obtained through email to the membership secretary at: membership@womenintourism.org.au