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

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

Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce

Being a member of Greater Grays Harbor means your business will be part of an organization that promotes your interests and increases your profits. – Location: Aberdeen, WA USA Director: Garson, Dru Address: 506 Duffy Street Aberdeen WA 98520 Phone: 800-321-1924 Fax: (360) 532-7888 Email: Website: GraysHarbor.org

Ocean Shores North Beach Chamber of Commerce

The Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce is pleased to continue the great tradition of people working together to achieve goals they cannot achieve on their own. – Location: Ocean Shores, WA USA Director: Wright, Patricia Address: 873 Point Brown Avenue NW - Suite 1, P.O Box 382, Ocean Shores, Washington 98569 Phone: 360-289-2451 Email: Website: Oceanshores.org

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vegas Vacation Rental Association

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

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