Join the BCMTA and take advantage of these member benefits:
Government Advocacy & Relations - We monitor government regulations, fund studies and surveys and provide input on issues as diverse as operator competency, taxes and sewage discharge.
Boating Promotion - BCMTA owns the Vancouver International Boat Show (VIBS) – this annual event provides our biggest opportunity to promote recreational boating in British Columbia.
Communications - Through conferences, newsletters, the web and e-mail, members receive information important to the effective operation of their businesses. A members-only message board facilitates an ongoing dialogue between members about industry issues.
Research - In conjunction with marine trade associations across Canada, we conduct research into the economic impact of the recreational boating industry nationally as well as track ongoing trends for pleasure craft licensing.
Member Promotion - Members are listed in our online marine directory, with the opportunity to have their own customizable mini-site. Our online marine directory is search engine optimized, and will help your website improve its standing in Google's search results. Members also receive an official BCMTA seal for display in their website.
Member Savings - Substantial discounts at the Vancouver International Boat Show, reduced rates for charge cards, and more (see all member savings).
The BC Marine Trades Association is the voice for the recreational boating industry in BC, working with all levels of government and other stakeholders to grow and enhance the boating experience. Read More »