To become an OUC Commercial Member online
, please click here
. To renew your existing OUC Commercial Membership online
, please click here
and have the e-mail address we sent your reminder notice to handy. To become an OUC Commercial Member or to renew your OUC Commercial Membership offline
, please contact us at 416-426-7033 or ouc<"@">underwatercouncil.com and we will mail you a Commercial Membership Application / Renewal Package.
To download a Commercial Membership package click WORD
A One-year OUC Commercial Membership Fee is: $145.00
As of April 20th, 2011, OUC Commercial Membership Benefits and Services include:
In addition to the above benefits and services, your membership in OUC contributes directly to:
- A Premium (Exclusive to Members) listing in OUC’s famous online “Ontario Scuba Community Directory”.
The Directory enjoys thousands of views/downloads annually, is updated frequently, and is distributed in printed format in the thousands of copies at OUC sponsored and promoted scuba events.
a) larger and bolded font,
b) high-visibility colour-contrasting background, and
c) twice as much room for you to promote your products and services.
- A listing and a link (Exclusive to Members) in the “OUC Member Businesses” layer of OUC’s renowned online “Dive Ontario! Dive Directories; powered by Google Earth. This directory provides divers with GPS coordinates, text, images, links, video, music, and safety information pertaining to Ontario’s most popular dive sites, and enjoys thousands of downloads annually. It was also recently showcased by Google Earth as a best-in-class site.
A listing and a link (Exclusive to Members)in the “OUC Member Businesses” layer of OUC’s renowned online “Dive Ontario! Dive Directories; powered by Google Maps. This directory provides divers with GPS coordinates, text, images, links, video, music, and safety information pertaining to Ontario’s most popular dive sites, and enjoys thousands of downloads annually.
- A listing and a link in the (Exclusive to Members) “Member Pages” section of OUC’s website. The Member Page provides divers with Member Business Name, contact info, Logo, and a brief blurb on the business..
- Each Member will receive a complimentory (Exclusive to Members) Business listing in OUC's Quarterly Newsletter - Ontario Diver.
- Display OUC Member's Promotional Literature at OUC-Coordinated / Promoted Events.
- For example: 8-1/2 x 11 tri-fold (six-panel) brochure, recommended quantity: 400, acrylic display stand with refill instructions, etc.
OUC-Coordinated / Promoted events include but are not limited to:
- OUC @ The Ultimate Travel Show
- OUC @ The Outdoor Adventure Show
- OUC Ice Floe Races
- OUC @ NDA's Shipwrecks
- OUC @ MOOA's Annual Underwater Archaeology Symposium
- OUC @ OUE's Scuba Swap
- OUC @ UHMS's Annual Diving & Medicine Conference
- OUC AGM
- Promoting safe scuba diving through a variety of programs and informational services
- Earning the privilege of sport self-governance
- Strengthening the Voice of the Ontario Diver in OUC's advocacy role
- Contributing to cultural and environmental awareness by supporting OUC's "zero-impact" diving philosophy
- Promoting Ontario as the world's best freshwater shipwreck diving destination