Destination Northern Ontario, in partnership with Nature and Outdoor Tourism Ontario and the City of Thunder Bay, is pleased to invite operators, tourism organizations, municipalities, all levels of government, and all who support or are involved in Northern Ontario’s tourism industry to the seventh annual Northern Ontario Tourism Summit.
The summit brings together tourism businesses, organizations, suppliers, and multiple levels of government to find solutions to challenges that face the industry. Over the years, more than 1500 delegates have attended the summit.
“Since its inception in 2014, the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit has been an important event for our industry. As one of the largest gatherings for tourism operators in our province, we are proud to support them with an event tailored to their specific needs,” says David MacLachlan, Executive Director of Destination Northern Ontario.
Summit Provides Opportunities for Learning and Networking
This important event brings industry together to learn about the latest travel trends and markets, training opportunities, and tourism products to stay competitive on the worldwide stage. The three-day summit will feature workshops, training, and information sessions, as well as numerous opportunities for networking including a trade show of product and service providers to the tourism industry.
The keynote speaker this year is Ron Tite, who is a purpose-driven leader and marketing expert. Ron is also an award-winning writer and creative director and was named one of the Top 10 Creative Canadians by Marketing Magazine. He has worked with industry giants like Hershey, Microsoft, and Volvo.
Enjoy the Beauty of Thunder Bay
This year’s Summit will be held at the beautiful Valhalla Hotel & Conference Centre in Thunder Bay from Monday, November 21 through Wednesday, November 23.
“Thunder Bay is excited to welcome our tourism colleagues and partners from across Northern
Ontario this November for the first in-person Northern Tourism Summit in three years,” says Paul Pepe, Manager of Tourism Thunder Bay. “We can’t wait to share best practices and extend our special brand of Thunder Bay hospitality to all as we celebrate our tourism successes, learn from the challenges of the past two years and capitalize upon our collective future potential together.”
Register Today for the Best Value
Delegates have the option to attend the summit in-person or virtually, with the number of in-person attendees limited to 250. Enjoy an early-bird savings of $75 off any tickets purchased on or before October 30.
For more information about the Northern Ontario Tourism Summit or to purchase tickets, visit the event website or call (705) 575-9779.