Françoise Roy

Francoise Roy

It’s a Brand New Day: New Brunswick’s Tourism Growth Strategy

The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture (THC) is developing a multi-year growth Strategy that aims to rejuvenate the tourism sector as a key pillar for the New Brunswick Economy. Come learn about the plan that will drive growth over the next 8 years.








David Coletto

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The Millennials: How this Generation is Changing Everything

Through an engaging and interactive presentation, David gives his audience a uniquely Canadian perspective on who Canadian Millennials are, why are they are so different, and what organizations need to know to manage them.


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Keith Henry

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Understanding the Opportunity in Aboriginal Tourism

Many First Nations and Aboriginal people across Canada continue to witness growing demand for authentic Aboriginal tourism throughout Canada.

Mr. Henry will share the national Aboriginal tourism strategy The Path Forward 2016-2021 which identifies key strategies to harness the potential for the entire tourism industry. This session will share understanding of the developments in the Aboriginal tourism industry and how Aboriginal tourism industry businesses and communities are preparing.







Phil Mondor

speaker PhilWhere have all the Workers Gone? Finding Talent in a Tight Labour Market

The tourism and hospitality industry continues to experience a critical shortage of skilled labour and projections indicate that this problem will become more severe. Business owners are struggling to find and attract skilled workers and this is affecting their bottom line and ability to cope.

You ' ll hear about Canadian and global labour market trends and how they impact tourism businesses. Philip will offer practical ideas that will help operators and the industry tackle the labour market crisis.


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2017 Town Hall Session

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COMING to the TIANB Summit! The 2017 Tourism Town Hall Session!

This event is a partnership between the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, and Destination Canada. Tourism Town Halls provide an opportunity to engage small and medium-sized business owner operators across Canada to better understand efforts being made on national tourism issues. Town Halls allow owner-operators to provide first hand input on issues affecting their business and the tourism industry such as; marketing, export readiness, government policies, and business development. Tourism Town Halls will provide a front-line forum exposure for government officials, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Destination Canada and event sponsors to engage with small and medium-sized business owner operators across New Brunswick.