So you’re interested in the Columbia Tourism Ambassadors? Find out more information on our program below:


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete the required reading
  • Attend half-day classroom session
  • Complete learning assignments
  • Pass open-book examination

In addition, an annual renewal process of certification is necessary to maintain your certification.

Cost: There is a one-time non-refundable application fee of $25 per person and an annual renewal fee of $15 per person.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

  1. Provides a meaningful credential
  2. Networking opportunities
  3. Increases knowledge of Columbia and the surrounding area
  4. Regular updates about the tourism industry
  5. Builds valuable skills
  6. Resume builder
  7. Career enhancement

EMPLOYERS

Why should you and your staff become a Columbia Tourism Ambassador? Take a look at some responses to our program research:

“Gives the staff a sense of importance and accomplishment.”

“A valuable resource for Columbia business owners.”

“Shows visitors that your place of business wants to provide accurate and detailed knowledge of the area.”

“It means you care about providing quality customer service.”

“It can ensure that all employees are readily able to assist guests.”

Talk to Julie Ausmus today about how we can help you and your staff become CTAs – we can even come to you!

Julie Ausmus
Julie.Ausmus@CoMo.gov
573-875-1231 or direct line 573-441-5573

APPLY TODAY

Easy online enrollment is available at CTANetwork.comopens in a new window.

You may also fill out an application at the Convention and Visitors Bureau, located at 300 S. Providence, on the corner of Providence and Elm.