Dehcho Economic Forum


In an effort to promote discussion about the economic future of the Dehcho region, Dehcho First Nations and the Dehcho Economic Corporation have joined forces to hold a conference in Fort Simpson. ATAC CEO Keith Henry will be speaking.

Vancouver Nation2Nation Forum


The Vancouver N2N Forum is a must-attend event for representatives of First Nations, governments, industry, business, communities and is open to the public. N2N Forums are all about networking and provide a safe, respectful environment for First Nations, industry, government and community leaders to celebrate successful First Nations businesses and examine new opportunities in resource development and major projects.

The N2N Forum is open to Business, SME’s, Industry, Government, Contractors and First Nations leaders who are seeking to identify frameworks to help address priorities while working in partnership on resource development in First Nations territories.

ATAC President & CEO Keith Henry will be speaking and moderating at the forum.

2017 Canada Media Marketplace


Canada Media Marketplace (CMM) is about great storytelling. The annual event brings together the best in US travel media with provincial/territorial and regional Canadian tourism organizations, major hotel properties, attractions and transportation companies. Alternating between New York and San Francisco, CMM is the place to be to gather new story ideas, inspiration and background material, develop personal relationships with Canadian media-relations representatives and to network with other American and Canadian media. The show offers one-on-one meetings between partners and US media, professional development, and entertaining and interactive networking opportunities. We look forward to seeing you at the Grand Hyatt New York from April 3-5, 2017.

2017 Canada Inbound Tourism Association (Asia Pacific) Annual General Meeting


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.

Sustainable Indigenous Tourism Symposium


This symposium aims to share innovative best practices in community based methodology and management in regards to sustainable Indigenous tourism. ATAC CEO Keith Henry will present at this interactive research symposium to engage Indigenous community, academics and tourism industry.



Thought-leaders and practitioners in the adventure travel industry will come together on the shores of lake Coeur d’Alene at Coeur d’Alene Resort for the third annual AdventureELEVATE. Three hundred delegates — mostly representatives of North American-based tour operators, travel advisors, media and outdoor gear companies — will dive into the theme Future Together through educational sessions, workshops, and creative networking. ATAC Director of Marketing Dené Sinclair will present on trends and research driving the US Consumer to Indigenous tourism experiences, and how the adventure travel market can partner with Indigenous community to promote ethical and sustainable tourism practices.

2017 Rendezvous Canada


Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) is Canada’s premier international tourism marketplace. Four days. More than 1,500 tourism professionals. Twelve minutes to promote or discover unique Canadian experiences. The potential for hundreds of millions of dollars for Canadian tourism business. ATAC will be attending RVC with 35 small, medium and larger Aboriginal tourism businesses representing every province and territory in Canada.

2017 TIANB Annual Summit


The TIANB Annual Summit is New Brunswick’s premier tourism event and the only one of its kind in New Brunswick. Held over two days, the TIANB Annual Summit is not only an event to celebrate outstanding successes from the tourism industry, but also a gathering of more than 250 tourism operators and partners from around the province who come to share, learn, communicate and network. ATAC CEO Keith Henry will be presenting.

2017 GoMedia


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 Showcase Canada Asia


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.

2017 International Aboriginal Tourism Conference

ATAC Event

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.