Become A Member

Why become a member of ASVA?

ASVA membership offers you the chance to become part of the largest network of visitor attractions in Scotland. At present ASVA members consist of more than 480 sites across the country, from small, independent attractions, to the largest multi-site operators. Almost every major attraction in Scotland is a member of ASVA, so joining us is the best way for you to grow your own network within the sector and tap into the expertise and advice that is shared through ASVA.

480

Sites across Scotland

30

Years of experience

Open to all Scottish Visitor Attractions & organisations providing goods and services to attractions.

Every year ASVA host a number of events and workshops.

Designed specifically for visitor attractions, offering you opportunities to learn about how to improve the offering at your attraction, as well as networking with other attraction managers & staff. The ASVA Annual Conference features over 150 attractions professionals coming together to share their experiences and to hear from industry experts on a whole range of topics relevant to our sector.

ASVA is the voice of the attractions sector on the national stage.

ASVA represent our sector with key bodies such as the Scottish Government, VisitScotland and the Scottish Tourism Alliance. As a membership organisation that relies solely on our member contributions, ASVA are acutely aware of our responsibility to be representative and to make sure that our members views are reflected in national decision making. Make sure we hear your voice and reflect your views by signing up to become a member.

ASVA has been operating for more than 30 years and we are an organisation that exists solely to meet the needs of our members. We enjoy excellent levels of satisfaction and retention levels are also very high. Over years of working with our members, we have built up a range of services that we know offer real, tangible benefits.

Joining ASVA costs from as little as £250 for a full year’s membership

Ensure that you are part of the largest and most influential network of attractions in Scotland and join today. To become a member, please complete a membership enquiry form or contact our Membership Manager, Helen Henderson, at helen@asva.co.uk or 0141 229 0923. We look forward to welcoming you into the ASVA family of attractions! Prices vary depending on the nature and size of your organisation. Contact us to find out more.

Become A Member

Trade Membership Benefits

ASVA membership is also open to organisations providing goods
and services to attractions. Benefits of Trade Membership include:

Access to an Ever Growing Network

ASVA Trade Membership gives you access to the largest network of visitor attractions in Scotland. At present ASVA members consist of more than 480 sites across the country, from small, independent attractions, to the largest multi-site operators. Almost every major attraction in Scotland is a member of ASVA, and membership is the best way for you to access this significant network and make them aware of your range of products and services.

Exclusive Promotional Opportunities

You can benefit from two e-mail shots sent out by ASVA on your behalf, providing member attractions with information about your products and services. We can distribute promotional materials to member attractions on your behalf (up to 70 grams). ASVA can also showcase any case studies you have, where you have worked successfully with visitor attractions and we can include any ASVA member special offers you have through our e-updates, reaching over 900 contacts.

Exclusive Discounted Rates For The ASVA Conference

ASVA members enjoy exclusive discounted rates to this highly regarded, must attend, two day event. The Trade Exhibition is a major part of the Conference, and trade members have the exclusive opportunity to purchase an exhibition stand, giving you access to over 150 delegates.

Passcards

Year upon year, cited as the number one benefit of ASVA membership by our members! ASVA Trade Members receive a yearly allocation of 2 ASVA passcards allowing free entry for you and your staff to other member sites. The passcards can be used by any member of your team to visit any ASVA member attraction, affording staff from your organisation the opportunity to experience what is happening in the attactions sector and to make some valuable contacts.

Extra Benefits

There are many other membership benefits, including:

Sponsorship

We are delighted to announce Brodies as the inaugural sponsors of the ASVA Awards 2019. We will always reach out to trade members first with any sponsorship opportunities, giving you the chance to further promote your brand and consolidate your position within the attractions sector. Please get in touch if you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, to experience what is happening in the attractions sector and to make some valuable contacts.

Visitor Trends Report

Monthly and annual collation and publication of benchmarking stats on visitor numbers and average spends on admission, retail & catering from ASVA member attractions. This is an essential tool for reviewing performance and understanding the current temperature in the industry.

Job Alert Emails

Weekly emails sent out to all members with a note of the current job vacancies on our website. This is a great way of letting other industry professionals know about vacancies in your organisation

Web-Listing

A free listing in the trade members section of the ASVA website, where you can advertise your products and services to ASVA member attractions.

Research

Access to various research and reports, including some reports produced exclusively for ASVA members. Latest research includes an ASVA commissioned report on the challenges faced with multi-generational recruitment within the attractions sector in Scotland, exclusively available in the members section of our website.