You're invited to 
TIABC Summit 2017
Includes TIABC and AtBC concurrent AGMs


Meet BC's new Minister of 
Tourism, Arts and Culture
Honourable Lisa Beare

Minister Beare will present during lunch followed by an opportunity for delegates to meet and have your photo taken with the Minister.

Attend AGM
T he day will begin with concurrent 1-hour annual general meetings for TIABC and Aboriginal Tourism BC. Mem bers are encouraged to register and attend.
TIAC's Cross-Canada Town Hall Arrives in B.C.
Moderated by TIABC with presentations by TIAC, Destination Canada and Aboriginal Tourism Canada

This morning session will provide an opportunity to engage small and medium-sized business owners/operators across Canada to better understand efforts being made on national tourism issues.
#TourismMatters          #BCTourismMatters
MPs on the Hot Seat
Three federal MPs will join us in the afternoon to discuss and debate national tourism issues ranging from airport privatization and tax reform, to CRA assessments and temporary foreign workers. Panel moderated by TIABC. 

Liberal MP John Aldag 

Conservative Tourism Critic Blake Richards 

NDP Tourism Critic Gord Johns

Destination and Industry Development
Join Destination BC for an update on their Destination and Industry Development programs and hear what their teams are doing now to address pivotal d estination and industry trends and
opportunities.  DBC will be joined by tourism partners such as AtBC and other local tourism leaders who will share their stories of how they are working alongside their communities to manage and grow local tourism for long-term, sustained prosperity.
Don't Miss Early-bird Registration for a Chance to Win

Register by September 27th and be entered to win a $200 gift certificate from McArthurGlen Vancouver Outlet!

Located just minutes from our event venue at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, the  McArthurGlen Designer Outlet is the city's premier fashion destination for label lovers. 
Book Your Accommodation Today to Ensure Summit Rates

Westin Vancouver Wall Centre - Vancouver Airport
TIABC has special event rate of $179 until September 27th.
Reserve your room today
$75 for TIABC, AtBC and BCLCA members
$99 for non-members

Registration fee includes lunch and all sessions on Thursday October 12th. The opening reception on Wednesday October 11th is free for all registrants (4:00-6:00 pm  at Musqueam Cultural Pavilion - 4000 Musqueam Avenue, Vancouver)

Note: Free admission to TIABC and AtBC concurrent annual general meetings. Summit fees include lunch, coffee breaks and all sessions.

Tourism students who are interested in attending this event are asked to contact TIABC directly at 

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