Tourism Week is May 24-31 across Canada. Travel Alberta is offering five virtual events to connect industry to the work that is being done around the province and in Canada to help navigate the way forward.
FOUR CONNECTIONS LIVE WEBINARS
Our weekly webinars deliver topics to help you tackle the business challenges resulting from COVID-19. This Tourism Week we are excited to bring you four webinars:
May 25: The Alberta (re)Bound Strategy
Shelley Grollmuss, Vice President, Industry Development, and Karen Soyka, Vice President, Business Development, will introduce Travel Alberta’s three-stage strategy to restart and rebuild the province’s tourism sector.
May 26: Team Alberta messaging to restart tourism in Alberta
Tannis Gaffney, Vice President, Global Consumer Marketing, will introduce Travel Alberta’s latest promotional efforts. Attendees will get a preview of the creative ways we are encouraging Albertans to celebrate their province.
May 27: Funding programs for tourism businesses
Shelley Grollmuss, Vice President, Industry Development, will outline new funding mechanisms available for tourism businesses, and how to apply.
May 28: Alberta’s economy in a COVID-19 world
Todd Hirsch, Vice President and Chief Economist, ATB Financial, will explore the impacts of the pandemic on tourism, and highlight potential bright spots as our economy adjusts to new realities.
All webinars start at 10:00 a.m.
ALBERTA TOURISM TOWN HALL – MAY 28 AT 1:00 P.M.
Learn how Travel Alberta, the Tourism Industry Association of Alberta, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Destination Canada, and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada are working together to support the province’s, and the country’s, tourism businesses.
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