Partner Resources


We are the official destination marketing organization for Erie and Ottawa Counties in Ohio, together known as Shores & Islands Ohio. Nearly 11 million visitors come to our region each year, where they enjoy our spectacular attractions, amazing scenery, varied lodging, delicious eateries, and frequent a number of local businesses.


Enhance the Destination's Economic Vitality through Collaborative Promotion and Creation of Memorable Experiences that increase visitor engagement, thus enhancing the region's Quality of Life.


Shores & Islands Ohio is guided by board members by volunteers from local businesses, organizations and government. Click here for a list of board members.


The Guest Information Guide is for informational purposes only, and a listing does not imply a recommendation by Shores & Islands Ohio® welcome centers. Please refer with the proper authorities for certification and licensing information regarding any of the businesses listed.  Click here to download your copy of the 2022 Guest Information Guide



Click here to access the Partner Portal. This is a secure and convenient website through which you can manage your business information including updating your listings, photos, contacts, amenities, meeting space information, and more! Join us as we help you attract those nearly 11 million annual visitors to your business!

Questions about your partnership or the Partner Portal? Contact Partner Relations Manager, Mackenzie Toll, at




Join Shores & Islands Ohio on April 18 for our 2023 annual meeting and partner luncheon at Lakeside Chautauqua, celebrating its 150th anniversary this year! Registration and networking begins at 10:30 am with the program beginning at 11 am. Lunch will follow.

  • Click here to register today!
  • Cost is $25 per person
  • April 18 in Wesley Lodge, Lakeside Chautauqua 236 Walnut Ave.
  • Registration and networking begins at 10:30 am with the program beginning at 11 am. Lunch will follow.


A low-cost continuing education program, focusing on a variety of topics that benefit the Shores & Islands region and partners presented in conjunction with ECEDC and OCIC.

  • Compass Learning: Let's Talk About...Mental Health & Millennials March 30, 2023
    • ​Ala Cart Cafe, 221 Madison St., Port Clinton
    • Registration and networking 8:30 am, program 9-11 am
    • Michael Wilson of The Wellness Project podcast will facilitate the discussion. We have a lot to think about when it comes to improving mental health services and care for millennials. Sharing ideas is one way we can get closer to a solution.
    • CLICK HERE to register today



The Visitor Experience team will be making the rounds to each community in the Shores & Islands region soon! We’ll be sharing ongoing projects, business updates, and mingling with the community. Downtown merchants, business owners, and operators are invited to join us for a Shore & Islands update followed by Q&A and networking.

We’re excited to be hitting the road and we’ll be hosting these Community Chats throughout the entire year and more dates will be posted here soon! Questions or to RSVP, contact Partner Relations Manager, Mackenzie Toll, at