Central Counties seeks stakeholder input on Destination Management Plan

August 16, 2017

In 2015, the Board of Directors implemented a Destination Management Plan (DMP) that set the direction of the organization and paved the way to untangle some of the questions about who does what in the broad tourism landscape.  Each year since then, the Annual Business Plan, strives to move the needle closer to the strategic… Read more »

FEO webinar: To green or not to green your festival

August 3, 2017

Do you struggle with seeing the benefit of going green? Is there an economic benefit to being more sustainable? How do you reduce waste? engage volunteers? reduce your carbon emissions? This session will go over some ‘how to’ tips as well as resources for making your festival more sustainable. It will also outline some key… Read more »

Apply now for an EDCO Award of Excellence

August 2, 2017

The Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) has opened the call for entries for the EDCO Awards of Excellence. The Awards of Excellence are a highly coveted commodity, an honour to receive, and are also a great profile builder and opportunity to showcase your efforts to hundreds of economic development professionals. As an EDCO award recipient… Read more »

Destination marketing partnership

August 1, 2017

On July 11th at the Destination Marketing Association of Canada’s (DMAC) annual summer meeting, DMAC and Destinations International signed a memorandum of understanding linking the organizations’ mutual desire to strengthen Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOS) in Canada. The memorandum is the first step in establishing partnerships that will increase access to tools, research, and education opportunities… Read more »

2017 TIAC Tourism Congress

August 1, 2017

On November 28-29th, Tourism Congress returns to the Hilton Lac Leamy in Gatineau, QC. This year’s Congress will feature some of Canada’s most influential political figures, leading industry analysts, media personalities, top-notch executives and entrepreneurs – come and join the conversation! Curious as to what Tourism Congress will be like this year? Check here for… Read more »

Town Hall Meeting – Bill 148 Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act

July 28, 2017

The Dufferin Board of Trade is hosting a town hall meeting discussing Bill 148 the Fair Workplaces, Better Job Act with Karl Baldauf of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, and Dufferin-Caledon MPP, Sylvia Jones. We encourage our members to take advantage of this valuable opportunity to ask questions, gain insights, and provide input on Bill… Read more »

Ontario Tourism current performance indicators – April 2017

July 17, 2017

The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport have updated their current performance indicators have with April 2017 data. This user friendly, interactive tool is updated monthly with the latest tourism statistics including: – Border Crossings – Accommodation Statistics – Travel Price Index – Economic Indicators – Consumer Response Indicators The Current Performance Tool is available… Read more »

Input required: OTMPC Satisfaction Survey

July 17, 2017

Dear Tourism Industry Partner, The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) invites you to participate in an online satisfaction survey for tourism industry partners in Ontario to provide feedback about your satisfaction with its activities and to make suggestions for future improvements. The survey is being conducted by Ipsos, a leading, global market research firm…. Read more »

Ontario seeking public input on Federal plan to legalize cannabis

July 17, 2017

Ministry of the Attorney General In April 2017, the federal government introduced the Cannabis Act, which, if passed, will legalize and regulate cannabis across Canada by July 2018. The federal plan calls on the provinces and territories to establish a framework to regulate the distribution, sale and consumption of cannabis, among other matters. [As of yesterday],… Read more »

Pommies featured as Product of the Month at Sobeys

July 7, 2017

Sobeys Tastings – Product of the Month July 6 – July 30 Pommies will be featured as the Product of the Month at Sobeys for the month of July! As part of the program, 1% of our sales will go to the charity of our choice, Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation.  The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is a… Read more »