- Date: September 26, 2017 - September 27, 2017 Venue:
- Location: Saskatchewan
ATAC President & CEO Keith Henry will present to the Travel Manitoba Board at their meeting.
- Date: September 27, 2017 Venue:
- Location: Manitoba
ATAC President & CEO Keith Henry will present to the tourism ministers from across Canada.
- Date: September 28, 2017 - September 29, 2017 Venue:
- Location: Ottawa, ON
GoMedia Canada is about experiencing the best of Canada; it embodies the heart and soul of Canadian storytelling. The annual event connects top Canadian and international travel media and influencers with provincial, territorial and regional Canadian tourism organizations, major hotel properties, attractions and transportation companies. Hosted by a different Canadian destination each year, the marketplace features one-to-one meetings, pre/post and regional tours, professional development opportunities and networking events.
2017 Tourism Town Hall series is event partnership between the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, and Destination Canada. Tourism Town Halls provide an opportunity to engage small and medium-sized business owner operators across Canada to better understand efforts being made on national tourism issues. Town Halls will allow owner-operators to provide first hand input on issues affecting their business and the tourism industry such as; marketing, export readiness, government policies, financing and business development. Tourism Town Halls will provide a front-line forum exposure for governments, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Destination Canada and event sponsors to engage with small and medium-sized business owner operators across Canada.
Showcase Canada Asia is an annual event bringing together Canadian sellers and buyers from China and South Korea in a business exchange environment with a proven format of pre-scheduled appointments and networking events.
Every year, representatives from the adventure travel industry come together at the Adventure Travel World Summit (ATWS) to talk shop, get inspired and enjoy a decidedly adventurous destination anywhere in the world. Produced by the Adventure Travel Trade Association, the Summit is for tour operators, adventure travel writers and influencers, tourism boards and industry partners. More than just a conference, the Summit is a global gathering of an industry that works hard and plays hard, offering deep-dive educational content, big name keynote speakers and endless networking opportunities – both structured and off-site — including a Tour Operator MARKETPLACE with a globally diverse group of businesses and destinations and a MediaConnect session where delegates can pitch story ideas to over 40 international travel writers and editors.
Efficiently laid out and programmed, Focus Canada Japan is a B2B tourism workshop connecting you with more than 70 qualified Japanese buyers for a business exchange over two days. The event also provides opportunities for you to build your network, not only with key players you already work with in the Japan Market but with new operators, providing you the chance to further grow your business in Japan.
The World Indigenous Business Forum is a platform that engages Indigenous people in global economic discussions. There are four main sectors that focus on Global Indigenous Economic issues; Community, Industry, Academic and Government. Leaders in these sectors are sought out to share their knowledge with delegates.
Destination Canada hosts events for the German media.
- Date: November 1, 2017 Venue:
- Location: Germany
Tourism is an $8.3B industry in Alberta and creates more than 127,000 jobs in the province. The Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) is working in Alberta to create a provincial Aboriginal tourism organization lead by the Indigenous community, and we need you!
In May and June 2017 ATAC conducted regional public forums so participants could learn how their community can overcome the challenges and barriers for Aboriginal peoples entering the tourism industry.
On November 6, 2017 Indigenous tourism entrepreneurs and community leaders from across Alberta will gather together for a full day of sharing and help shape the future of Alberta’s Indigenous tourism industry.
The International Aboriginal Tourism Conference was created to provide attendees with multiple opportunities to find beneficial and collaborative partnerships, with the ultimate goal of building capacity across Canada, broadening global networks, and sharing best practices for Aboriginal tourism development. Participants are offered workshops on Aboriginal tourism experience development, share Aboriginal tourism industry research and marketing strategies, and present on key strategies to support growing local capacity for Aboriginal communities.
Mark your calendars and start making plans to join your tourism sector colleagues at the 2017 edition of the Tourism Congress, TIAC’s annual conference.
This November, the Tourism Congress will be held at the Hotel Lac Leamy, close to Parliament Hill and the heart of government activity in Canada. Delegates from across the country will once again converge on the capital region and interact with the elected officials and decision-makers whose departments and agencies impact the travel and tourism industry.
Canadian Inbound Tourism Association – Asia Pacific (CITAP) is committed to further developing Canada as the preferred destination for Asia Pacific travellers. CITAP was established in 1997 by the leaders of our Receptive Tour Operators. They had the vision to increase the business from the Asia Pacific market into Canada by working collectively on marketing initiatives and by approaching our various levels of government to support the needs of our industry.
Now, nearly 20 years later, our membership has grown to be 300 strong from coast to coast within Canada and also from the United States.
Bi-annual board meetings for the Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada.
- Date: February 21, 2018 - February 22, 2018 Venue:
- Location: Vancouver, BC
Snow takes center stage for AdventureELEVATE in March 2018, as the North American travel trade heads north to Banff, Alberta, where delegates can enjoy the immense mix of snowsport the town has to offer, including skiing, snowboarding, dog sledding, snowshoeing, fat biking and icewalks before taking a dip in natural hot springs. It’s easy to feel alive breathing the refreshing air below vast peaks, like Cascade Mountain, just under 10,000 feet (3000 meters) in elevation, or exploring in broader Alberta region, where there is more than seven million acres of protected land (source).
- Date: March 13, 2018 - March 15, 2018 Venue:
- Location: Banff, Alberta
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