Sun Peaks, May 24-26, 2016
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for TIABC’s AGM and Summit which takes place from May 24 to 26 at beautiful Sun Peaks in the amazing Thompson Okanagan. It’s our industry’s only all-provincial tourism gathering of 2016 which is not to be missed.
Click HERE to register!
Register for TIABC’s AGM & Summit for your chance to win the grand prize of a trip aboard the Rocky Mountaineer!
Day One – Tuesday May 24th
All day: Arrivals, airport transfers to Sun Peaks, registration, check-in
4-6 p.m. TIABC Board meeting
6:30 p.m. Opening reception
Join Senator Nancy Greene Raine and Sun Peaks Mayor Al Raine in a casual, fun and entertaining evening hosted by Tourism Sun Peaks.
Day Two – Wednesday May 25th
8-9 a.m. Opening Breakfast
9-10 a.m. TIABC AGM
10:30 a.m. Town Hall
TIABC, TIAC, Destination Canada and Destination BC will host a discussion on national and provincial issues that affect British Columbia’s visitor economy. Delegates will be encouraged to participate in the forum to help inform advocacy priorities.
12-1:45 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Presentation
Keith Henry – Chair & CEO, Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada
THE ENORMOUS POTENTIAL FOR ABORIGINAL TOURISM IN BC & CANADA
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Media Conference and Launch of BC Camping Week
2:00-5:00 p.m. Sector Roundtable
The Pressing Issues in BC’s Tourism Industry
6:30 p.m. Dinner and entertainment, plus keynote presentation by Hon. Shirley Bond (invited). Hosted by the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel & Conference Centre.
Day Three – Thursday May 26th
8-9:20 a.m. Breakfast (speaker to be determined)
9:30-11:30a.m. Three Concurrent Sessions
For DMOs, Economic Development Officers, Community Officials
FILM INDUCED TOURISM: BEST PRACTICES & LESSONS FOR BC
Joan Miller – Moderator
Sara Shaak – Producer
Vicci Weller – Film Commissioner
Tracy Lakeman – DMO CEO
Ed Mansfield – Consultant
HOW DO YOUR SECTOR ISSUES AND PRIORITIES LINE UP WITH GOVERNMENT PRIORITIES?
Norman Stowe – Government Relations Expert
For Businesses and Operators
SUCCESSION PLANNING ON HOW TO TRANSITION YOUR BUSINESS TO THE NEXT GENERATION OF TOURISM LEADERS
Nathan Nowak – Moderator (Financial Planner)
Scott Tupper – Accountant
Ryan Scorgie – Lawyer
Noon – 1 p.m. Special lunch presentation
1:15 p.m. Wrap-up and Grand Prize Draw of a Trip for Two Aboard Rocky Mountaineer!
To be eligible, the winner must be a fully paid Summit delegate and in attendance at the closing lunch on May 26th when his or her name is drawn.
Post-event options (to be determined); transfers to airport.
Schedule is tentative and speakers subject to change.
Consider hosting your AGM, board meeting or committee meeting during the TIABC AGM & Summit. Your stakeholders then get to take part in the buzz of activity that surrounds this event.
To register, click HERE!
View TIABC’s AGM & Summit sponsorship package for ways to get involved! Click here
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