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Gathering for Growth Tourism Symposium

York Region Tourism Symposium

On Thursday March 22 Central Counties Tourism, The York Region Arts Council (YRAC) and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and Culture will jointly host the sixth annual Gathering for Growth Tourism Symposium at The Manor, located in The Township of King.

The full-day symposium will feature presentations and a discussion around creating a positive community experience through tourism development.

Highlights include:

  • Keynote speaker Cillian Murphy, Founder, Cillian Murphy Consulting will share recommendations on how government, business, residents and tourism organizations can build the kinds of communities sought after by tourists
  • Lisa LaVecchia, President and CEO, Destination Ontario will discuss how to engage with customers for success
  • Vito De Filippis, Environics Analytics will speak about the power of postal codes in effectively identifying customers preferences to create targeted messaging

As a destination of choice for visitors, York Region has something for everyone. The Region’s nine cities and towns offer a mix of small town charm, memorable rural villages, family-friendly suburban neighbourhoods and cosmopolitan city centres. For a list of things to do in York Region visit the official tourism website, ExperienceYorkRegion.com

York Region Arts Council is York Region’s primary partner in promoting tourism, arts and culture locally. In addition York Region works closely with the provincially funded Central Counties Tourism organization to promote the Region and its tourist attractions.

Local businesses and members of the public are welcome to register to attend the Gathering for Growth Tourism Symposium.




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