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Legislative Advocacy

Getting to know your elected officials is an important responsibility of tourism professionals. Find out how you can be an information resource for policymakers. Learn the best ways to contact your elected officials. The links and information on this page can help you become a legislative advocate for Ohio’s tourism industry.

Ohio Tourism Works

Ohio Tourism Works - This website connects the industry toward finding a solution for the tourism funding issue in the State of Ohio.

Resources for Legislative Advocacy

Search for Legislative Information - You can search for your state senator or representative by name, district or zip code.  You can also search for info on bills, sponsors, resolutions, Ohio Revised Code and Constitution.
Index of Ohio Legislative Websites
Guide to Contacting Your Legislator
- A resource from the Ohio Travel Association

The Ohio Tourism Leadership Academy

This Leadership Academy is a year-long leadership program designed for emerging leaders in the tourism industry. Sponsored by the Ohio Travel Association, this program includes opportunities to learn about the issues facing the industry, to meet with and discuss issues with top industry leaders, and to learn more about legislative advocacy.