Membership Prospectus

Membership Prospectus

Balingup and District Tourism Association

We are delighted to provide this prospectus to you on behalf of the Balingup and District Tourism Association (BADTA). As a vibrant and dynamic organisation dedicated to promoting tourism in Balingup and the surrounding district, we value businesses like yours and the role you play in showcasing the unique beauty and offerings of our region.

About Us: BADTA is a community-driven organisation committed to promoting tourism, preserving cultural heritage, and fostering economic growth in our region. With a strong focus on collaboration and sustainable tourism practices, we strive to create memorable experiences for visitors while supporting local businesses and communities.  Our committee comprises of dedicated volunteers who work to ensure tourism provides sustainable opportunities for our business community as well as a unique lifestyle for local residents.

Through a collaborative Service Level Agreement with the Donnybrook Balingup Shire, BADTA employs a small team to run the Balingup Visitors Centre and provide a myriad of services aimed at promoting all the region has to offer to visitors.

Benefits of Membership:  By becoming a member of our association, you will unlock a range of benefits designed to enhance your business and contribute to the overall tourism ecosystem in our region:

  1. Marketing and Promotion: Gain visibility through our digital and print marketing channels, including our website, social media platforms, and promotional materials distributed locally and regionally.
    • Current members are highlighted in our local map and brochure.
    • Members receive priority recommendations from our customer service staff at the visitors centre to tourists inquiring about accommodation and services.
    • Members will have their brochures and business details displayed prominently within the Visitors Centre.
    • Members will be offered significant exposure on our updated website.
    • Members will benefit from a regular feature post on our social media platforms.
  2. Networking Opportunities: Connect with a range of professionals, tourism stakeholders, and industry experts through networking events, workshops, and collaborative projects.
    • Members will receive invitation to regular local Tourism Sundowners aimed at providing information, discussion and updates on local events, local business trends and opportunities.
    • Members may apply for discounted rates for conferences, workshops and events related to tourism and that will benefit their business.  Application forms can be found on our website.
  3. Advocacy and Representation: Benefit from our advocacy efforts aimed at promoting the interests of the tourism sector at local, state, and national levels.
    • Members will benefit from BADTA’s affiliations with many organisations within the tourism industry such as Tourism WA, Bungeo, WA South West and Southern Forrest and Valleys.
  4. Resources and Support: Access valuable resources, industry insights, and support services to help you optimise your operations, improve guest experiences, and stay informed about industry trends.
    • Benefit from a members forum on our new website that will host an array of information, contacts and updates.
    • Members will receive information in relation to available grants and their application process.
    • BADTA can coordinate, facilitate or direct members to information related to business and tourism.
  5. Collaboration and Partnerships: Explore opportunities for collaboration with other businesses, tourism operators, and community organisations to develop innovative tourism products and experiences.
    • Members will have opportunities to be involved and promoted as premium operators in all BADTA projects.

Joining Process: We invite you to join our vibrant community of tourism enthusiasts and industry leaders. To become a member of BADTA, simply complete the membership application form.

BADTA NEW Membership Application Form 2023 – 2024

For any inquiries or assistance regarding membership

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Once your application is processed, you will receive confirmation of your membership along with details about upcoming events and opportunities to get involved.

We look forward to working with you as a valued member of the
Balingup and District Tourism Association.

If you are a current member, we thank you for your support and trust that the information provided here will inspire your continued association with BADTA. Let’s Work Together: Together, we can showcase the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and unique experiences that make the Donnybrook Balingup Shire a must-visit destination for travellers. Join us in shaping the future of tourism and hospitality in our region while reaping the benefits of collaboration, networking, and shared success.

BADTA Membership RENEWAL Application Form 2023 -2024