Memberships

Mackay Isaac Tourism is your official Regional Tourism Organisation representing the Mackay and Isaac regions. We are passionate about innovate marketing and promotion of our destination to deliver economic growth. Take advantage of the opportunities and benefits presented in the Membership Prospectus as we work together to build a strong, resilient industry.


As we move forward after navigating the effects of the global pandemic Mackay Isaac Tourism will continue to advocate for your business. With the welcome addition of new product offerings and significant investment in the region, we are well poised for the regions upward trajectory.


The Mackay Region has become a popular destination for intrastate and interstate visitors alike, looking to escape the crowds and discover

their own backyard. Our consistent domestic marketing campaigns, growing digital channels and social media presence ensure we are in the perfect position to inspire more visitors to experience Mackay and to disperse to our regions.


We would like to invite you to join a collective of proactive businesses and individuals who are invested in the future success of our region.


This year we are offering four membership categories to cater for tourism related operators, retail and service businesses, those who would like to connect with and support tourism, and regional events.



As a valued member of Mackay Isaac Tourism, you'll have access to a dedicated online membership portal that will house relevant tourism data, resources and workshops designed to meet your needs, skilled professionals who will represent your business at nationwide tradeshows and in our visitor information centres, and a dedicated membership team to assist you and provide the relevant support and advice for your business.


We look forward to welcoming you to Mackay Isaac Tourism and we encourage you to take advantage of the opportunities on offer. Together we can truly maximise the burgeoning tourism potential our region has to offer, and the Mackay Isaac Tourism team can't wait to work with you!

  • Tourism Business
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    A$550

    For new and established businesses who want to leverage marketing campaigns, reach more visitors, gain valuable business insights and skills and join a network of people promoting the Mackay and Isaac regions.

    • Promote your brochure to over 30,000 yearly visitors through our Visitor Information Centre (VIC) and Visitor Information Kiosk.
    • Inclusion of your business listing in the annual Visitor guide – 50,000 copies distributed nationally.
    • Complimentary access to quality workshops, training, and mentoring to take your business to the next level.
    • Complimentary entry to our networking and exclusive member only events.
    • Ability to further showcase your business through purchasing VIC display advertising*
    • Increase your marketing reach by advertising in the Visitor Guide*
    • Receive RTO accreditation points and support towards Best of Queensland Experiences Program.
    • The opportunity to participate in trade shows that are supported by Mackay Isaac Tourism*
    • Participate in trade, media, and volunteer famils to showcase your business.
    • Opportunity for inclusion in co-operative marketing campaigns*, itineraries and blogs.
    • Subscription to the Mackay Isaac Tourism industry newsletter to keep you informed on industry opportunities and tourism trends.
    • Promote your business to visitors on the Mackay Region website via your Australian Data Warehouse listing.
    • Alignment with MIT marketing campaigns with access to digital images, logos, content and destination wording.
    • A dedicated membership team to assist and offer support and advice.

    *Costs may apply.

  • Retail and Services
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    A$330

    Designed for retail businesses who interact with visitors or service providers who may be associated with a tourism business. Eg. cafes, restaurants, bars, breweries, retail and preferred suppliers.


    · Opportunity to be a preferred supplier to Mackay Isaac Tourism

    ·        Promote your brochure and services to over 30,000 yearly visitors through our Visitor Information Centre (VIC) and Visitor Information Kiosk.

    ·        Access to Online Member Portal

    ·        Subscription to Mackay Isaac Tourism industry newsletter to keep you informed on industry opportunities and tourism trends.

    ·        Access to quality workshops, training, and mentoring to take your business to the next level*

    ·        Access to our networking and exclusive member only events*

    ·        Business Listing to online Membership Portal and Website

    ·        Promote your business to visitors on the Mackay Region website via your Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) listing.

    ·        Alignment with Mackay Isaac Tourism marketing campaigns with access to digital images, logos, content and destination wording.

    ·        A dedicated membership team to assist and offer support and advice.

    ·        Best of Queensland Experience Program and ATDW support

    ·        RTO points towards BOQEP

    ·        Tourism Awards (opportunity for submission)

    ·        Annual membership sticker and certificate

    *Costs may apply

  • Tourism Supporter
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    A$55

    Suitable for businesses, individuals and not-for-profit organisations who want to support and connect with the tourism industry.

    • Subscription to Mackay Isaac Tourism industry newsletter to keep you informed on industry opportunities and tourism trends.
    • Access to quality workshops, training, and mentoring to take your business to the next level*
    • Access to our networking and exclusive member only events*
    • Promote your business to visitors on the Mackay
    • Region website via your Australian Data Warehouse listing.
    • Alignment with Mackay Isaac Tourism marketing campaigns with access to digital images, logos, content and destination wording.
    • A dedicated membership team to assist and offer support and advice.

    *Costs apply.

  • Event
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    A$55

    Perfect for regional event organisers and coordinators, this membership is designed to offer support, connection and dedicated event training and workshops.

    • Complimentary tickets (for you and your team) to the annual Event Bootcamp, featuring some of Australia's best event organisers.
    • Complimentary tickets (for you and your team) to the Business and Events Packaging Workshop.
    • Access to quality workshops, training, and mentoring to take your business to the next level*.
    • Access to our quality networking and exclusive member only events*.
    • Access to the Mackay Isaac Tourism Event Toolkit a one stop shop for event coordinators.
    • Subscription to Mackay Isaac Tourism industry newsletter to keep you informed on industry opportunities and tourism trends.
    • Promote your event to over 30,000 yearly visitors through our Visitor Information Centre (VIC) and Kiosk.
    • Promote your business to visitors on the Mackay Region website via your Australian Data Warehouse listing.
    • A dedicated membership team to assist with grant and event support.

    *Costs apply.