NOVEMBER 2015 

IN THIS ISSUE
 
LAST CHANCE TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2015 TASTE OF TOURISM AWARDS
 
Nominations are open for the 2015 Taste of Tourism Awards where we honour the best in the following categories:

  • Best Arts, Culture or Heritage Experience
  • Artisan of the Year
  • Best Agri-Tourism Experience
  • Tourism Event or Festival of the Year
  • Best Culinary Tourism Experience
  • Best Overnight Getaway Experience
  • Best Customer Service Experience - Business
  • Best Customer Service Experience - Individual
  • Best New Tourism Business
  • Tourism Innovator
  • Tourism Ambassador

Don't delay! Deadline for nominations is Monday, November 9th.

 
2016 FESTIVAL AND EVENT SUBMISSION DEADLINE
 
Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) will be producing the 2016 edition of the Festivals & Events in Ontario Guide in partnership with the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC). This digest-sized publication will have a 12-month shelf-life and will list festivals and events taking place from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017. Distribution of 250,000 copies, with an estimated readership of more than 500,000, is scheduled to begin early March 2016 and will be available for download in a web edition on the festivalsandeventsontario.ca and  ontariotravel.net websites. The printed guides will be available through a broad distribution network, including the FEO website and office, the OTMPC website, information centres, call centres and associated tourism related channels throughout the province.

Read on for all the details on how to submit your event(s)-->

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 11, 2015

 
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ORANGEVILLE'S BROADWAY WINS IN THE GREAT PLACES IN CANADA COMPETITION
 
Broadway, in Orangeville's downtown, won the Great Street Award and the People's Choice Award in the Great Places in Canada contest, as announced today by the Canadian Institute of Planners.

Great Places in Canada was created to celebrate and share those places which make one's community unique and to recognize the work of professional planners. Each nominated place is showcased on greatplacesincanada.ca.

"Broadway is the hub of the community's social, cultural, and economic activities," reads the nomination.

 

 

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PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS VIA HEADWATERS TOURISM MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES 

 

FREE tourism business, event & news listings  

 

If you operate a tourism related business, we invite you to register your business for free and be part of the region's largest tourism-focused website. With thousands of unique visitors each month on the Headwaters website , your business will benefit from additional exposure at NO COST, and be linked to the Central Counties Tourism website that also gets thousands of unique visitors monthly. This is an opportunity to engage numerous unique visitors each month at NO COST to your business.  

 

What are you waiting for - sign up now!

 


Welcome to our newest Leading with the Best partners:
Rosemont General Store and Café
Terra Nova Public House Restaurant & Pub
 
Thanks to our latest Leading with the Best partnership renewals:

Downey's Farm Market & Winery


Get involved   
 
If you are actively engaged in the tourism industry in Headwaters and are looking to expand your marketing reach, we encourage you to consider our Leading with the Best program. Businesses that take part in our program are promoted as leading tourism experiences to consumers and become part of our targeted and featured promotions in Headwaters and Central Counties through our digital and social media platforms. Benefits of the program are too numerous to list.  
 
Call or email Stephany our Leading With The Best Program Manager to get more information on how Headwaters Tourism can market your business to tourists.
 
Stephany St.Louis | stephany@headwaters.ca | 905.587.0178 

 

 

KEEP US UP-TO-DATE ON EVENTS AND NEWSWORTHY HAPPENINGS  

 

Let us know about your events and newsworthy happenings so that we can help promote all that makes the Headwaters region special.

   

If you have press releases and photos about newsworthy events and happenings, please send them directly to our attention at media@headwatersregion.ca