TIABC AGM & Summit Agenda

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!

AGENDA

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

Panelists

Joan Miller – Moderator 

Sara Shaak – Producer 

Vicci Weller – Film Commissioner 

Tracy Lakeman – DMO CEO 

Ed Mansfield – Consultant

For Sectors

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

Panelists

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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