September 07, 2017
TIABC’s AGM and one-day Summit takes place October 12th in Richmond at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport Hotel. A reception will be held the night before on October 11th at the Musqueam Cultural Pavilion.
This one-day Summit is bringing together the following industry partners:
- Aboriginal Tourism BC
- Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC)
- Destination Canada
- Destination BC
- Aboriginal Tourism Canada
- British Columbia Lodging & Campground Association (BCLCA)
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 11 – ATBC Stakeholder Forum and Summit Networking Reception
Aboriginal Tourism BC is hosting a Stakeholder Forum (1pm to 4pm) and co-hosting a Networking Reception with TIABC (4pm to 6pm) at Musqueam Cultural Pavilion – 4000 Musqueam Avenue, Vancouver, BC. The Networking Reception is open to all Summit delegates.
THURSDAY OCTOBER 12 – Summit
8:15am: Registration open
9:00-10:00am: Concurrent annual general meetings for TIABC and Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC
10:00am: Break and registration for TIABC Summit
10:30am: TIAC Town Hall with Destination Canada, Aboriginal Tourism Canada, and TIABC to provide an opportunity to engage small and medium-sized business owners operators across Canada to better understand efforts being made on national tourism issues.
12:30pm: Lunch and Keynote Speaker
2:15pm – 3:15pm: MPs on the Hotseat – NDP Tourism Critic Gord Johns, Conservative Tourism Critic Blake Richards and Langley-Cloverdale Liberal MP John Aldag discuss and debate national tourism issues ranging from airport privatization and air access, to CRA assessments and temporary foreign workers. Panel moderated by TIABC.
3:30pm – 4:30pm: Destination Development Update – Destination BC, in partnership with Aboriginal Tourism BC, will unveil their findings to date from Destination Development consultations across the province.
4:30pm: Concluding Remarks
For more information click HERE.
Date: Thursday October 12, 2017
Venue: Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport Hotel – Richmond, BC
Registration: $75 (plus GST) for TIABC, Aboriginal Tourism BC or BCLCA members/stakeholders; $99 (plus GST) for non-members.