On this Industry Resources page we’ve assembled the most current and relevant resources in running a tourism business on the Oregon Coast. These information resources and tools will help you understand who travels to the Oregon Coast, why they travel and what their spending behaviors are once they get here.
Other resources include industry events listings where you can find professional development opportunities as well as information regarding industry planning meetings. Please join us and share your thoughts in helping us build a vibrant tourism industry that improves the livability of our coastal communities while offering unique world class experiences that keep our visitors coming back.
Recently Added Industry Stories
Tourism officials in the city of Eugene have a message for their colleagues on the Coast: The runners are coming and you’d best be ready. Those runners — and other track and field athletes from around the globe — are part of the highly anticipated World Athletic Championships, which will be held in Eugene, aka TrackTown, from August 6-15, 2021. The event is expected to…Continue Reading
If you ask Arica Sears how she ended up at the Oregon Coast, the answer is likely to include some mention of the Peruvian Amazon, Ecuadorian sea turtles, the Spanish island of Majorca and the streets of Paris. The avid world traveler never expected her path to lead her to serve as Destination Management Coordinator for the Oregon Coast Visitors Association, a job she has…Continue Reading
The Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA) is excited to announce plans for its Winter 2020 Co-op video program. This year the organization is working with Uncage the Soul Video Production and KATU TV. The program will offer participants access to high quality videos showcasing the unique beauty of the Coast and exposure to nearly 2 million adult viewers for each 15-second, winter-themed video. KATU reaches…Continue Reading
The little town of Depoe Bay is about to get a big makeover in destination branding. Laura Furgurson, who became Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce Executive Director in April, is leading the effort, which is backed by a $20,000 grant from OCVA’s Strategic Investment Fund as well as a $20,000 matching grant from Travel Oregon. Furgurson says the chamber received grant funding at the end…Continue Reading