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.
Have your say on OSW Workforce Development Initiatives
If you are a tourism operator in Ontario's Southwest (OSW), we want to hear from you! Please click the button below to take a 2-minute anonymous survey that will inform OSW tourism workforce development initiatives.
We want to know:
- If you are planning to hire for the summer.
- If you have vacancies in any specific jobs.
- If OSW can support you in hiring professionals to:
- review/audit job postings,
- become a more attractive place to work,
- and help fill vacancies.
This survey will give us a better idea of how we can continue to support tourism businesses within the region for months to come! Click here for survey!
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.
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.