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2024 Tourism Congress and Canadian Tourism Awards

Date: December 3 - 5, 20242024_Tourism_Congress/Destination-Vancouver_Logo_Colour_Yellow_RGB.jpg
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

Join us in Vancouver for the 2024 Tourism Congress and Canadian Tourism Awards. This event unites tourism leaders, stakeholders, and innovators from across Canada and beyond. Share insights, explore new ideas, and celebrate our industry's resilience and creativity.

Theme: Canada: Powered by Tourism

This year's theme, “Canada: Powered by Tourism,” emphasizes tourism’s vital role in shaping Canada’s economic, cultural, and societal landscape.

Introducing the Tourism Congress Workshop Day

On December 3, enhance your learning with our new Workshop Day featuring:

  • Introduction to Export READIness: Learn to access international tourism markets and gain accreditation through TIAC’s READI Stamp program.
  • Fast Track to Sustainability for Tourism Businesses & Destinations: Led by GreenStep, this workshop covers sustainable tourism practices and assessments.
  • Delicious Storytelling 101: Join Gabrielle Mueller from the Culinary Tourism Alliance to master food storytelling across various platforms.
  • stay tuned for more workshops

Main Congress Sessions: December 4 - 5

Dive into key topics such as:

  • Economic Influence: Innovative strategies to boost tourism’s economic impact.
  • Workforce Empowerment: Effective workforce engagement and showcasing tourism as a career path.
  • Influential Reach: Promoting cultural sharing and sustainable practices.
  • Innovation and Interconnectivity: Emerging innovations enhancing travel.
  • Navigating Access and Competitive Pricing: Strategies to improve Canada’s global tourism competitiveness.

Special Events

  • Welcome Reception: On December 4, network at the Vancouver Aquarium.
  • Canadian Tourism Awards: Celebrate the industry’s best on December 5, recognizing outstanding teams and individual luminaries who exemplify exceptional tourism experiences across Canada.

Why Attend?

The TIAC Tourism Congress 2024 is your chance to network, gain insights, and influence public policies.

Register today to rise, innovate, and thrive at the Tourism Congress 2024!