List of Associations

There are various organization, associations and not-for-profit groups you will want to know about. Here is a list of those related to this website. Feel free to look into their activities to determine which may be of interest to you. We are sure you will enjoy knowing more.

Washington Lodging Association

A non-profit trade and professional organization dedicated to the industries of the lodging industry in Washington State. – Location: Olympia Washington State USA Director: Van Der Peet, Matt Address: 510 Plum Street SE #200, Olympia WA 98501 Phone: 360-956-7279 Fax: 360-357-9232 Email: Website: WALodging.org

Washington Tourism Alliance

A variety of forums for engaging with colleagues, and encourage you to join committees and attend meetings for networking opportunities throughout the year. – Location: Seattle, WA Director: Stanton-Masten, Louise Address: Smith Tower 30th Floor, 506 Second Ave, PO Box 953, Seattle, WA 98111 Phone: 425-478-5350 Email: Website: WATourismAlliance.com

Mount Rainier Visitors Association

Affordable accommodations in Ashford, WA just minutes from the year-round Nisqually entrance to Mount Rainier National Park. Celebrate a romantic getaway, climb to the summit, relax. – Location: Ashford, WA USA Director: Simonson, Erin Address: 30406 Washington 70 Phone: 360-569-0910 Email: Website: Mt-Rainier.com

Association of Gites de France

The Gîtes de France has developed over the years to become the first network in Europe homestay, and celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2005. For Vacation Rentals and B and B's.. – Location: France Director: Fassaert, Yannick Address: 56 rue Saint Lazare 75009 Paris Phone: 01 49 70 75 75 Email: Website: Gites-De-France.com

Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers

The Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers (ASSC) is the independent trade association run for and by holiday property owners in Scotland. – Location: Scotland Director: Campbell, Fiona Address: 1 Invereoch Court, Arrochar, Argyll, G83 7AB Phone: 01462 894483 Fax: 01301 702391 Email: Website: ASSC.co.uk

Chicago Vacation Rental Owners Association

Group is now forming for purpose of sharing, sharing inquiries and for confronting governmental restrcitions. Contact Terri Smith at (312)952-5150. – Location: Chicago, IL USA Director: Smith, Teri Phone: (312)952-5150 Fax: (773)525-3929 Email: Website: VacationRentalMagazine/Association

Onsite Property Managers Association

With over 50,000 units represented, OPMA is focused on and advocates on behalf of onsite rental property management and the growing condo hotel sector. – Location: Worldwide Director: NA, NA Address: 11212 Front Beach Road Panama City Beach, FL 32407 USA Phone: 877-870-6510 Email: Website: TheOPMA.org

Vacation Rental Association

Worldwide Not-for-Profit trade association for Owners, Managers, Website Publishers & Other Suppliers in the Vacation Rental Industry. Includes world's first Multiple Listing Services (www.VRMLS.org) – Location: Worldwide Director: May, William Victor Address: PO Box 22987 Seattle, WA 98122-0987 USA Phone: 866-925-7083 Fax: 888-628-0839 Email: Website: VRIA.org

Vacation Rental Managers Association


VRMA promotes the value of the vacation rental experience to the public and serve as the collective voice that drives industry growth and professionalism. – Location: Worldwide Address: 2025 M. Street NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20036 USA Phone: 202-367-1179 Fax: 206-367-2179 Email: Website: VRMA.org

Visit Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier Natoinal Park lodging, events, hiking and other activites on all sides of the mammoth mountain. – Location: Mount Rainier, Washington State Director: Nelson, Mary Kay Address: PO Box 434, Ashford, WA 98304 Phone: 360-748-4514 Email: Website: VisitRainier.com

WA State Vacation Rental Managers Association

Open to all Vacation Rental Managers in Washington State. Meetings are Semi-Annual and include industry spearkers, open discussion and marketing opportunities. – Location: WA USA Director: May, William Victor Address: PO Box 22897 Seattle, WA 98122-0987 USA Phone: 206-701-9142 Fax: 888-628-0839 Email: Website: WAVRMA.org

Yakima Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce addresses topics which are timely and helpful for business owners, managers and/or employees. – Location: Yakima, WA USA Director: Mann, Joe Address: 10 North 9th Street, Yakima WA 98901 Phone: (509) 248-2021 Fax: (509) 248-0601 Email: Website: Yakima.org

These are outside the area, but may be of interest.

Geronimo Vacation Rentals

Vacation Rentals for Charity. Serving property owners, managers and guests. – Location: World Wide Director: Last, Mike Address: 11539 Park Woods Circle, Unit 106, Alpharetta, GA 30005 Phone: 877-265-4273 Email: Website: Geronimo.com

Orange County CA Vacation Rental Association

Group of guests, owners, mangers and suppliers working together to grow and prosper the Vacation Rental industry in Organ County California. – Location: San Clemente, CA Director: Bosson, Jeff Phone: (888)858-1719 Fax: http://OCVRA.org Email: Website: OCVRA.org

Vegas Vacation Rental Association

Location: Las Vegas, NV USA Director: Pelham, Mr. Pelham Email: Website: VegasVRA.com

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