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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 

Digital Marketing Leadership Course

Attendees will receive access to a fully developed digital leadership course. This course will equip you to effectively market your tourism experiences & products to your target audiences using the latest digital marketing techniques.

Learn to build your 2021 Digital Marketing Plan

  • 4-week program, 8 modules
  • 2 live sessions per week
  • Real world exercises, all available on-demand
  • Registration deadline April 13th, 2021

Learn more about the course

Course starts April 20th, 2021.

 Questions? Email us; cktourism@chatham-kent.ca or  joanne@swotc.ca


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

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