GET INVOLVED & BECOME A MEMBER
Membership of the SSDA is open to all tourism, hospitality and leisure businesses and organisations across the South of Scotland – or even anyone who loves our region and wants to invest in its future.
Joining us will bring many benefits to individual businesses, our local destination and sector marketing groups, suppliers and members of the community.
As we embark on our first year’s programme and focus our efforts on supporting our industry’s recovery from the devastating impact of Covid-19, membership of SSDA is free until Summer 2021. From June 2021, members will pay a joining fee of £30 and a monthly subscription.
Learn more about our different membership packages below.
SSDA MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES
Direct membership of SSDA will bring numerous benefits to individual businesses, local marketing groups, suppliers, and members of the community.
Businesses will benefit from:
- Place Brand Marketing
- Digital Improvement
- Business & Product Development
- Discounted paid for opportunities
- Networking with businesses, suppliers and trade
In 2020 for any business can join SSDA for Free to receive immediate benefits as a Joining Fee. Monthly subscriptions will not start until June 2021. To join SSDA click here and complete your details.
By becoming a member of SSDA you will benefit immediately, but more importantly, across the long term with sustainable and substantial benefits.
INDIVIDUAL BUSINESSES & OPERATORS
The direct membership of SSDA will bring numerous benefits to individual businesses. There are 3 categories to choose from depending on the size of your businesses or visitor numbers.
DESTINATION & SECTORIAL GROUPS
These options are for tourism or sectorial groups which enables your members with the basic package of SSDA membership benefits and the options are based on the size of your membership.
We also want to encourage these other sectors in tourism to become members including our key suppliers, events in our location as well as social enterprise & charities.