Become a Member

Mission Beach Business and Tourism is the region’s peak tourism body, facilitating memberships, promoting sustainable tourism development and marketing this wonderful destination across Australia and around the world. In Mission Beach and the surrounding area, tourism is the most important industry. Every business in our region benefits when tourism is thriving, so it is vital that we support the growth of our number one industry.

Mission Beach Business and Tourism is the region’s peak tourism body, facilitating memberships, promoting sustainable tourism development and marketing this wonderful destination across Australia and around the world. In Mission Beach and the surrounding area, tourism is the most important industry. Every business in our region benefits when tourism is thriving, so it is vital that we support the growth of our number one industry.

Membership of Mission Beach Business and Tourism is the most cost effective marketing and promotion activity that any business in the region can undertake. This is because MBBT:

  • Exists solely to serve the needs of its members
  • Has well developed contacts with all media
  • Employs highly skilled staff and has a large group of enthusiastic volunteers
  • Undertakes regular joint promotional activities with other organisations
  • Is highly regarded within the tourism industry
  • Has a dedicated executive committee with diverse business and tourism skills

Tourism Facts

  • Total visitor expenditure in the Mission Beach and Cassowary Coast region is estimated at $221 million per annum
  • The average spend per domestic visitor is $833 per stay and international $971
  • In 2007-2008 tourism gross regional product was 1.3 billion, or 14% of the total Queensland tourism gross state product of $9.2 billion
  • There were 3,973 tourism related businesses in Tropical North Queensland as at June 2011, of which 9 in 10 were small businesses employing less than 20 employees.

Why support tourism?

If you are in business in this region... any business... you benefit from the region’s tourism industry... whether your income is derived directly from our visitors each year or through the local population and networks which support tourism.

A Partnership in Promotion - How can you get involved?

Mission Beach Business and Tourism invites you to become a member and support the marketing and product development of our region. Your membership funds are invested in the marketing, promotion and development of tourism in the region to ensure a healthy tourism industry. Membership is a tax deductible investment in the future of your business and tourism in the region.

How to get the most value out of your MEMBERSHIP.

Marketing is one of the most important elements of helping your business to grow. MBBT offers a number of creative and innovative ways to promote your business using our networks and online platforms. As a member you have the opportunity to engage with MBBT as a partner in promotion of Mission Beach and our region.

MEMBERSHIPS 2017/2018

A Partnership in Promotion – How can you get involved?

Mission Beach Business & Tourism (MBBT) invites you to support us by becoming a member. Your membership investment assists us to market and develop your tourism product with you plus, ensures the future promotion of tourism in the region to ensure a healthy tourism industry for all.

Membership is a tax deductible investment in the future of your business. Please review the following pages to consider which membership option best suits your marketing and promotion needs.

Overview

MBBT is Mission Beach’s only tourism body. Our focus is on supporting our members’ businesses, promoting sustainable tourism development and marketing of this wonderful destination across Australia and around the world.

In Mission Beach, tourism is our most important industry. Every business in our region relies on tourism and when Mission Beach is bustling, the whole region benefits. That’s why it’s vital the community supports the growth of our number one industry and this organisation.

Membership of Mission Beach Business and Tourism is one of the most cost effective marketing and promotion activities that your business can undertake.

This is because MBBT:

• Exists solely to serve the needs of its members and promote Mission Beach
• Has well developed contacts with all media and industry stakeholders
• Employs highly skilled staff and has a large group of skilled and enthusiastic volunteers promoting your business seven days a week, 363 days a year
• Is highly regarded within the tourism industry
• Has a dedicated executive committee with diverse business and tourism skills representing your interests

MBBT Member Benefits by Category

MBBT Member Info Booklet

Send completed forms to Mission Beach Tourism Manager, Evelyn Swarbrick via email or drop it to the Mission Beach Visitor Information Centre, Porter Promenade, Mission Beach.