Join Explore Northwest Florida

Membership To Support Rural Tourism Marketing

Membership is vital for rural tourism marketing. With the support of membership, preservation and promotion of the hidden gems found abundant through the region of Northwest Florida. Charming small towns are steeped in historic treasures and mini marvels.  Individual and business membership, along with our county partnerships support elite and robust marketing campaigns.

Rural tourism attracts visitors far and wide including city slickers seeking adventure, gorgeous untouched nature and scenic places. Unfortunately, our small communities struggle with funding for rural tourism marketing on their own, but when we all join forces, the co-op not only brings a visitation increase to them, it also helps to sustain the economy of the entire region.

In order to keep pace, Explore Northwest Florida leverages membership dues with grants and in-kind services to carry out robust tourism marketing and educational programs. Join us in creating a premier tourism destination organization that will encourage travelers to Explore Northwest Florida.

Marsh grass and trees in bayou, Franklin Co

Individual – $35 ($1,600.00 value)

Individual members receive access to ENWFL news, tourism economic development activities and training opportunities; Enhanced continuous listing on ENWFL website members page; Direct mention in ENWFL newsletter annually (link to website members page included monthly).

Business – $100 ($2,730 value)

Business members receive Individual Benefits -PLUS- Additional exposure on ENWFL Facebook page with three exclusive promotional posts; Eligible for three ENWFL scholarships to cover registration fees for training within the region.

Champion – $500 ($5,080 value)

Champion Members receive Business Benefits -PLUS- Banner advertisement on ENWFL website home page; Two additional promotional posts on ENWFL Facebook page; Banner advertisement in ENWFL newsletter annually; Eligible for five ENWFL scholarships to cover registration fees for training within the region.

Contributing County Partners – $5,000 ($42,000+ Return on Investment)

Exclusive Benefits – Included as regional Destination Marketing Organization partners in all ENWFL marketing, promotional and educational activities (printed, press/media, advertisements, trade shows, newsletters and social media platforms); Access to information on tourism data updates and news, marketing trends, economic development activities, training opportunities, and marketing initiatives; Participation in ENWFL co-op ventures; Banner advertisement at bottom of all pages on ENWFL website and recognition on members page; Eligible for ENWFL scholarships to cover cost for educational enhancement and training opportunities.


ENWFL activities are funded in part by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Regional Rural Development Grant, and VISIT FLORIDA.

A copy of the official registration and financial information may be from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800-435-7352) within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.

Fill out our contact form with your request to become a member.