Preferred Supplier Membership

If you are a business that sells/provides products or services to Northern Ontario tourism businesses, then becoming a NOTO Preferred Supplier is one of the best decisions you can make for your business. First of all, you are making a statement that you support the industry that you provide products to and are an agent for positive change in the resource-based tourism industry.

As well, there is a vast number of exciting money saving benefits to becoming a Preferred Supplier which we list below. Finally, you have the potential to greatly increase your sales by getting exposure on our website, at our annual summit, and through our email and print advertising programs.  After considering all of the facts, we are sure you’ll agree that becoming a Preferred Supplier of NOTO just makes sense!


All Preferred Supplier memberships include the following benefits:

  • Direct exposure to over 1300 tourism operations in Ontario through our FREE Email Spotlight. Each year that you renew your membership with NOTO, we will send an email out to all the lodges and  camps within NOTO’s database. Spotlights will include up to 1,000 words of text, your logo and contact information including a link to your website and email.
  • Receive continuous recognition through the Online NOTO Preferred Suppliers Directory.
  • Participate in the Industry Marketplace Tradeshow during the annual Northern Ontario Tourism Summit. A trade show that is attended by over 300 tourist operators, government officials and other tourism partners.
  • Company Exposure – Get involved with a sponsorship program for our Preferred Suppliers.
  • Get noticed! Purchase an enhanced listing on the NOTO website. This is ONLY available to NOTO members.
  • Receive discounted advertising rates in our online newsletter, The Outfitter, and on our website.
  • Merchant discount rates offered through Canadian POS. All major credit cards are covered under this program. 
  • National Car Rental & Enterprise Rent-A-Car – offer NOTO members a 10% or 5% discounts (respectively) off regular daily rates.
  • ESSO Gas Fuel Discounts – NOTO members receive a 2 cent discount off retail gas prices anywhere in Ontario through a NOTO fleet card program.
  • Choice Hotels & The Westmont Hospitality Group offer NOTO members up to 20% discounts off applicable rates at the following hotels:
    • Comfort
    • Comfort Suites
    • Quality
    • Clarion
    • Sleep
    • MainStay Suites (US only)
    • Econo Lodge
    • Rodeway
    • Travelodge Hotels
    • Radisson Hotels
    • Holiday Inn Hotels
    • Best Western (North Bay)
    • Les Suites Hotel (Ottawa)
  • Peace of mind in knowing that you are supporting an organization that represents the needs of your clients
  • Reputation Enhancement – Indicate in your promotional materials that you choose to be a member of NOTO – the reputable provincial association looking out for the best interests of the nature and outdoor tourism industry.

Become a Preferred Supplier


This level of Corporate Membership includes the following:

  • All benefits included in the Basic Preferred Supplier membership category
  • FREE enhanced listing on NOTO’s website including a photo ($271.20 value)

Become a Bronze Preferred Supplier


This level of Corporate Membership includes the following:

  • All benefits included in the Bronze membership category
  • An Extra Free Email Spotlight as described above.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Preferred Supplier of NOTO!

Still have questions, contact Laurie Marcil at or by phone at 705-472-5552 x24