LA GUIDES IS GLAD TO HAVE YOU!

Below are our guidelines and our membership guidelines.

Below are the guidelines that to join and stay as an active member.

  • Stay current in dues.
  • Members must attend a minimum of seven (7) meetings per calendar year. (Starting 2019) Members must attend 2 continuing education event per calendar year.
  • Pass certification test. (If applicant does not pass, said applicant may retake the test the next time it is offered.)

Calendar Year Activities

  • Monthly meetings
  • Minimum three (3) continuing education seminars per year, which can include but is not limited to: classes, lectures, field trips to historic locations, safety regulations, accounting, marketing, history, IT, public speaking, etc.
  • Bi-annual certification test

Open to individuals currently working as a professional tour guide. Applicants must present proof of employment as a tour guide or operator. Professional Guides can (and are encouraged to) vote and run for office.

Annual Membership: $80

Associate Membership

Includes all the benefits of Professional Guide Memberships with the exception of voting and holding office. Open to individuals who are not tour guides but work in the tourism and/or hospitality industry. Associate members enjoy all the benefits of Professional Guide Membership but cannot vote or run for office.

Annual Membership: $75

Corporate Membership

Applies to tourism related businesses, corporations and groups.  Tourism business members  cannot vote or hold office.

Annual Membership: $120

Available options

  • Eligible for future discounts with selected partners
  • LA Guides Newsletter
  • Membership Profile
  • Job Notification board (Coming Soon)
  • Access to Member Directory
  • Membership ID
  • Access to educational events & seminars
  • Access to Networking events
  • Access to Current L.A. And CHP Safety Guidelines
  • Access to Guide Certification (Coming Soon)
  • Voting and/or running for office privileges
  • Voting for one member and/or running for office privileges
  • Bring Up To 10 Member receive 20% discount for the Certification

Professional Guide

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Tourism Business

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Associate

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