Membership Benefits & Eligibility

All Members of CANAL NY are entitled to the following benefits of membership

  • All Members receive a listing in the appropriate category located on the Canal NY website under "Member Directory".
  • All Members are encouraged to submit articles for publication about Canal-related information in the Canal NY Newsletter (additional fees may apply).
  • Canal NY Members are eligible to purchase specially-priced advertising that features their institution or business on the  website, Canal NY Newsletter, and associated Canal NY literature (inquire about rates).
  • Committee membership
  • Eligible to run for board election
  • Professional /educational development programs
  • Included as one voice on advocacy issues
  • Networking opportunities with officials, other members
  • Host board meetings
  • Attend meetings
  • Literature exchange at CANAL NY annual meeting
  • Member discounts /offers
  • Member roster list
  • Email announcements /digital newsletter subscription
  • Member forum blogs on website

General, Municipalities, and Tourism Promotion Agency Levels receive additional business and marketing benefits with basic membership

  • Member news release posted on web site
  • Member event sponsorship posted on web site
  • Social media links & postings
  • Business profile page, website link and logo
  • Searchable Member Directory listing
  • Welcome new member news item on home page
  • Logo banner display at board meetings, public events, presentations

General, Municipalities, and Tourism Promotion Agency Levels can elect to participate in optional marketing programs

  • Member Spotlight section on website ($50 annual)
  • Newsletter article 200 words ($25 per article)
  • Unique album in photo gallery, maximum 12 images ($50)
  • Co-op advertising projects (quote)
  • Foldable pocket map brochure advertising (quote)
  • Literature distribution at minimum of 10 local events ($100 annual or $15 single event)
  • Web site sponsor ($5,000)
  • Boat event marketing sponsorship ($10,000)
  • Rack card brochure sponsorship (quote)
  • Tent /trailer event marketing sponsor ($10,000)
  • Category exclusive sponsor ($25,000) • Event sponsorship (quote)
  • Travel writers media event (quote)
  • Domestic travel trade show (quote)
  • International travel trade show (quote)

Associate & Business Membership Application

Any individual with personal or professional interest in New York State Canals. (Educator / Student special rate, $10)

NOTE: You will be able to upload your logo on the confirmation page as well as within your membership management account.

Thanks for your interest in Canal NY!

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Canal New York
Main Office
312 West Commercial Street
East Rochester, NY 14445

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