LOTOWA is a growing group of wedding professionals who are actively engaged in promoting the Lake of the Ozarks as a wedding destination. Members of LOTOWA are focused on cultivating the Lake as a premiere wedding destination as well as bachelor/bachelorette parties while offering value, quality, and ambiance.
Joining LOTOWA offers members the ability to network and partner among themselves, a photo listing advertisement on the LOTOWA website, and LOTOWA Facebook opportunities. To showcase our membership, LOTOWA holds an annual Lake of the Ozarks Wedding Expo in early spring. Members are offered discounted booth rates and early bird booth selection. In addition, monthly meetings offer socializing and networking with other members as well as LOTOWA plans and updates.
LOTOWA members are asked to participate in one of its committees:
Membership – Help to encourage LOTOWA members with ideas and networking, and seeking membership of other wedding related businesses.
Marketing – Participate in marketing ideas, building a plan, and implementing all marketing needs.
Wedding Expo Event – Join one of the Wedding Expo subcommittees (Entertainment, Registration, Setup, Sales) and help organize and plan the annual wedding expo event.
Content – Reviewing, creating and approving content, and identifying graphics in blog articles and on the website.
To join or renew– please complete the following steps:
(1) Send check to LOTOWA for $200 and mail your dues and application to the PO Box below or register and pay online.
(2) Indicate a committee to volunteer.
(3) Verify that your business is within a 50-mile radius of the Osage Beach Post Office.
(4) Complete a bio “About Your Business” and provide a cover photo or logo and 1-5 photos for website advertising information. This is your pitch to brides and visitors browsing the vendor directory.
After the LOTOWA board votes on accepting your application, you will be contacted with a welcome letter.
Annual Dues: $200 Renewal Due Date: December 31. Pro-rated dues for first time members for partial year memberships begins July 1st at $20/month for the remainder of the calendar year, plus the next years annual dues.