Membership Categories & Fees

Membership with CSTA is divided into various categories with associated fees as noted below. 

Active (Municipal) Member
A public or private organization in a community, municipality or metropolitan area in Canada that is organized to solicit and service sports events (e.g. Convention & visitors bureaus, sport tourism commissions, economic development commissions)

FEES:

Population under 10,000 CDN $150
Population 10,000 - 25,000 CDN $300
Population 25,000 - 50,000 CDN $600
Population 50,000 - 150,000 CDN $1,500
Population 150,000 - 500,000 CDN $2,500
Population Over 500,000   CDN $4,000 

Associate Member

Canadian provincial or federal sport and/or tourism umbrella bodies (e.g. Provincial ministries of tourism, Sask Sport, Sport Alliance of Ontario, Canadian Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus). It also includes sport leagues that operate on a provincial, regional or national level.

FEES: CDN $1500

Affiliate Member
This category of membership includes Canadian firms or individuals providing equipment, services or attractions to the field served by the organization (e.g. Sport/event marketing companies, sports equipment manufacturers, consulting firms, architectural firms, facilities, institutions, athletic departments, hotel, airline and car rental chains). It also includes organizations that hold rights to events not covered under the Rights Holders category, below.

FEES: CDN $500

Education
This membership category is open to those actively involved in the Canadian education system as an educator, researcher or student.

FEES: CDN $100

Rights Holder - National
This membership category includes national, multi-sport or major games organizations that are recognized as clients of Sport Canada.

FEES: N/A

Rights Holder Provincial
This membership category includes provincial and multi-sport organizations that are recognized by provincial governments and provincial sport umbrella bodies that are Associate members of the CSTA.

FEES: N/A

Honorary
This membership category is intended to recognize individuals who have provided outstanding service to the organization or to the sport tourism industry.

FEES: N/A

International
This category provides an opportunity for international members to affiliate with the CSTA and includes access to all industry tools contained in the Products section of the website.  Contact the CSTA for a full list of other benefits.

FEES: Cities, States or Provinces - USD $5000 / Countries USD $10,000

NOTE: Membership is valid for one full year from receipt of fees and will be re-invoiced annually on the anniversary date. Please add GST/HST (if applicable) with all payments.  GST # 86745 3177 RT0001