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SWOTC Opportunities

​Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation (SWOTC) is the provincially mandated Regional Tourism Organization (RTO) for Southwestern Ontario, also known as Region 1. The region is publicly branded as 'Ontario's Southwest'.

SWOTC works with 10 Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs), including Chatham-Kent Tourism, along with tourism industry stakeholders across our area to develop and promote Ontario's Southwest as a vibrant and prosperous tourism region. 

Current Opportunities 


Restart & Re-imagine Forum

Navigate through and plan for the "Mitigation", "Restart" & "Re-imagine" phases, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Here you will find available resources from past webinars, both recordings and summary pages, or sign up for an upcoming working session.


Travel Research for Covid-19

A research study was performed in partnership with Abacus Data, Destination Ontario, and other RTOs to discover how travel preferences have changed in Ontario due to Covid-19. Learn more about the research. On this page you will also be connected with the latest reports and statistics on tourism trends, market audiences and more.


Training and Workshops

A multitude of training opportunities, workshops, workshops and more are just a click away. Click here to find information on everything from customer service training to experiential tourism. To ensure you are receiving SWOTC's latest news, sign up for their industry newsletter

COVID-19 Notice: Please check with businesses and events directly regarding their most up to date operations before you visit, given the rapid change with COVID-19. Continue to follow the advice of CK Public Health and follow all provincial COVID-19 guidelines.