2015 Tourism Congress Program - Tentative

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

08:00 - 17:00

Grand Foyer

Registration Desk Open

08:00 - 10:00

Grand Foyer

Canadian Geographic Coffee Jump Start

(refreshments provided)

08:30 - 17:00

Grand Foyer

Tourism Congress Marketplace
Various exhibitors

09:00 - 09:45

Confederation 1

TIAC Annual General Meeting
~ Open to TIAC Members only ~

09:50 –

10:30

Confederation 1

Destination Canada Public Meeting

~ Open to General Public ~

10:30 -

11:30

Confederation 1

Leadership Report

Presented by HLT Advisor

11:45 -

13:00

Confederation 2/3

Tourism Congress Opening Ceremony & Keynote Address Luncheon

Presented by Air Canada

 

Guest Speaker: Richard Florida,

Professor & Head of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Author of The Rise of the Creative Class and Who's Your City?

13:00 - 14:15

Confederation 1

Session #1 - TBC

14:15 –

14:45

Grand Foyer

Canadian Geographic Networking Break (refreshments provided)

14:45 – 16:00 

Confederation 1

Session #2 - Destination Canada

17:30 - 19:30 

Governor General 2/3

Opening Reception
~ Open to ALL delegates ~

 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

07:30 - 16:00

Grand Foyer

Registration Desk Open

7:30 – 08:00

Grand Foyer

Canadian Geographic Coffee Jump Start

(refreshments provided)

08:00 - 17:00

Grand Foyer

Tourism Congress Marketplace
Various exhibitors

08:00 - 09:00

Confederation 1

Industry Wake-up Call

Breakfast provided

09:00 - 10:15

Confederation 1

Session #3

10:15 –

10:45

Grand Foyer

Canadian Geographic Networking Break (refreshments provided)

10:45 – 12:00 

Confederation 1

Session #4 – Investment: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Presented by HLT Advisory

12:00-

13:30

Confederation 2/3

Air Canada presents the Canadian Tourism Hall of Fame Luncheon

Guest Speaker: TBC

13:30 -14:30

Confederation 1

Session #5 – Labour and Delivery

Moderated forum on issues and solutions facing the industry.

14:30 15:00

Grand Foyer

Canadian Geographic Networking Break
Refreshments provided

15:00 -

16:00

 

Confederation 1

Session #6 – Open China; Unlocking the Secrets

16:00 - 17:15 

Confederation 1

Session #7 –  Thirty Days In

17:15 - 17:30 

Confederation 1

Closing Comments from TIAC Board Chair
Rocky Mountaineer Giveaway

18:30 - 22:00 

Confederation 1/2/3

Canadian Tourism Awards Gala
Presented by The Toronto Star

Reception 18:30 - 19:00
Awards & Dinner 19:00 - 22:00
Post Celebration 22:00

 

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Gold Sponsors

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