List of Associations

There are various organization, associations and not-for-profit groups you will want to know about.

Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce

Serving the replica Bavarian Village of Leavenworth Washington USA. The state's top tourism destination. 17 festivals year round including 3 weeks of Oktoberfest and 3 weeks of Christmas lighting. – Location: Leavenworth, Washington USA Director: Smith, Nancy Address: PO Box 327-940 Highway 2 Suite B Leavenworth, WA 98826 Phone: 509-548-5807 Fax: 509-548-1014 Email: Website: Leavenworth.org

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

Anna Maria Island Vacation Property Association

The Anna Maria Island Vacation Property Association otherwise known as AMIVPA is a not for profit 501C3 organization based on Anna Maria Island. – Location: Anna Maria Island, FL Director: Chatt, Larry Address: 6101 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, FL 34217 Phone: 941-778-6066 Website: amivacationpropertyassociation.com

Asheville Short-Term Rental Association

We love our city. We love our homes. We want to help others experience the REAL Asheville. #RentLocal – Location: Asheville, NC USA Director: Robertson, Rebecca Email: Website: facebook.com/Asheville-Short-Term-Rental-Advocates-ASTRA-1482694418698394

California Vacation Rental Managers Association

Members aspire to high ethical business standards to ensure guests have positive vacation experiences which leads to repeat business and positive word of mouth. – Location: CA, USA Director: NA, NA Address: 4901 Morena Blvd #1003, San Diego, CA 92117 Phone: 858-333-8000 Fax: (317) 454-8315 Email: Website: CAVRMA.org

European Vacation Rental Association

Location: Europe Director: NA, NA Phone: +44 203 02 66 205 Email: Website: EuropeanVacationRentalAssociation.org

Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce

Chamber membership gives you access to all the tools you need to grow your businesses and helps you make a positive impact on the community. Involvement is open to all businesses. – Location: Seattle, WA USA Director: Crown, Steve Address: 1301 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1500, Seattle, WA 98101 Phone: (206) 389-7200 Fax: (888) 392-2795 Email: Website: Seattlechamber.com

Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to Washington's Playground. A vacation at Lake Chelan promises four seasons worth of memories. – Location: Chelan, WA USA Director: Steele, Mike Address: PO Box 216, 216 East woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816 Phone: (509) 682-3503 Fax: (509) 682-3538 Email: Website: LakeChelan.com

Operation Rest & Relax

Non-profit organization that provides service men and woman, and their families with lodging to get away to rest and relax – Location: Hilton Head, SC USA Director: NA, NA Address: P.O. Box 6398, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938 Phone: 614-314-6074 Email: Website: OperationRestandRelax.org

Rental By Owner Awareness Association

A Hawaii non-profit corporation, helping property owners who wish to rent their property understand the various complications that can arise. – Location: Hawaii Director: Brammer, Elaine Address: 29 S Kukui Pl, Kihei, HI 96753 Phone: 808-359-4318 Email: Website: rboaa.org

San Diego Vacation Rental Managers Alliance

The California Vacation Rental Managers Association (CAVRMA), is an association of management companies and their affiliates who specialize in vacation rental management. – Location: San Diego, CA Director: NA, NA Address: 4901 Morena Blvd, # 1003, San Diego, California 92117 Phone: 858-333-8000 Email: Website: cavrma.org

Vacation Homes for Charity

Operated by TheSociety.com, this website matches vacation rental home use to charities who request assistance. Their goal is to auction off 1,000 nights of vacation rental home use. – Location: Worldwide Director: NA, NA Phone: 866-789-8222 Email: Website: VacationHomesForCharity.org

Vacation Rental Angels

VRIA is the humble sponsor of the most important vacation rental listing directory in the world, vacation rental home use donations. – Location: Worldwide Director: NA, NA Address: PO Box 22987 Seattle, WA 98122-0987 USA Phone: 866-925-7083 Fax: 888-628-0839 Email: Website: VacationRentalAngels.com

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

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

Bali Villa Rental Association

Bali Villa Association is a non-profit organisation that unites holiday rental villa owners. – Location: Bali, Indonesia Director: NA, NA Address: The One Villa. Jl. Cendrawasih No. 99, Petitenget, Seminyak, Bali 80361. Phone: +62 361 473 8600 Fax: +62 361 473 8400 Email: Website: BaliVilla-Association.org

Bequia Tourism Association

A wide variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Delightful family run hotels, luxury villas, self catering apartments. – Location: Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Director: NA, NA Email: Website: BequiaTourism.com

Blackpool Self Catering Holiday Association

Self Catering Holiday Association is the largest Self-Catering Association in the UK in existence fo nearly 50 years. – Location: Blackpool, United Kingdom Director: NA, NA Address: PO Box 2125, Blackpool, FY4 9AN Phone: 07759 032 021 Fax: 07828 802 061 Email: Website: Blackpool-SelfCateringHoliday.com

Central Florida Vacation Rental Managers Association

Mission is to bring awarness to the public, provide education to establish an elite group of professional vacation rental managers. – Location: Central FL, USA Director: Vonk, Rembert Address: 7892 W Irlo Bronson Hwy #305, Kissimmee, FL 34747 Phone: 407-201-0120 Email: Website: CFVRMA.org

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