Industry Resources

On this Industry Resources page we’ve assembled the most current and relevant resources in running a tourism business on the Oregon Coast. These information resources and tools will help you understand who travels to the Oregon Coast, why they travel and what their spending behaviors are once they get here.

Other resources include industry events listings where you can find professional development opportunities as well as information regarding industry planning meetings. Please join us and share your thoughts in helping us build a vibrant tourism industry that improves the livability of our coastal communities while offering unique world class experiences that keep our visitors coming back.

Recently Added Industry Stories

  1. Businesses spread awareness about for wildfire prevention

    Posted by OCVA

    In late July 2017, residents near Brookings watched news reports closely as the Chetco Bar Fire grew ever closer to the towns along the South Coast. The fire, which was ignited by lighting, eventually burned 191,125 acres and forced 5,000 people to evacuate their homes. Many forest fires are naturally occuring. Yet the latest research shows that more than 80 percent are human caused. In…

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  2. Oregon Coast embraces Guest Service Gold

    Posted by OCVA

    So far in 2018, more than 250 partners along the Coast have earned an internationally accredited guest service training certification, most using the state’s customized Guest Service Gold Tourism: Oregon. This customized course, was created in partnership with Travel Oregon, the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Education Foundation, and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute so that employees receive real-life context in various situations.…

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  3. North Coast Tourism Summit kicks off workshop series

    Posted by OCVA

    This North Coast Tourism Summit, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 25th at The Old Mill Event Center in Garibaldi, is the official start to the North Coast Tourism Studio. The purpose of the summit is to create a shared vision for tourism along the North Coast. Anyone from Astoria to Pacific City that is interested in helping to shape the future of tourism in the region…

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  4. OCVA hosts People’s Coast Summit in October

    Posted by OCVA

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could keep up with current industry trends, network with your peers, get pointers to help you do your job more effectively, and make time for a little fun? With the busy summer season behind us, the People’s Coast Summit might be for you. Scheduled for Oct. 9-10 in Waldport, the People’s Coast Summit is an annual conference hosted by…

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