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Destination Southwest Nova Association

Located In Blockhouse
Where To Find Us
125 Cornwall Rd, Unit C
Blockhouse, NS B0J 1E0
Areas Served South Shore Region
Phone (902) 634-8844
Contact Patti Smith, Executive Assistant
Mailing Address PO Box 61 
Blockhouse, NS B0J 1E0
Fax (902) 634-8056
Description & Services
Information Destination Southwest Nova Association is an industry-led, tourism management and marketing association that provides destination marketing for the following regions: the Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley, Yarmouth & Acadian Shores an the South Shore of Nova Scotia. As a Regional Tourism Industry Association (RTIA), Destination Southwest Nova Scotia plays an important role in facilitating communication between the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency and communities at a local level; offering programs for the tourism industry. Its mission is based on: 
Providing partnership opportunities for marketing that are affordable, accessible and effective. 
Uniting tourism stakeholders within the region of common goals. 
Facilitating, coordinating and supporting product development and enhancement within the region. 
Sharing pride and value for municipal and member investment. 
Serving visitors with excellence. 
DSWNA has several working committees that play important roles in the development of the organization and it’s goals. Please contact us if you are interested in being a part of these: 
Marketing Committee 
Communications Committee 
Visitor Information Services Task Force 
Membership Committee 
Board of Directors (also has committees within the board) 
If you would like further information on Destination Southwest Nova or our opportunities and events, please visit our website or be in touch.  
Special Information
Tags Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect