“Recover and Rebuild – Strengthening the voice of the Industry”
9:00 am – Registration
9:15 am – Welcome
President Kirk Nicholson and Honorable Matthew MacKay, Minister of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture.
9:30 am – Panel Discussion with Tourism PEI – Year in Review and Looking Ahead
Kent MacDonald – Tourism PEI CEO, Brenda Gallant – Tourism PEI Marketing Director, Chris Jones – Tourism PEI Director of Strategic Initiatives.
10:15 am – Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm – (Concurrent session; available to virtual attendees only) Winter and Shoulder Season Tourism Development
Consultants with Twenty 31 offer a general overview of developing experiences in the winter and shoulder season. Click here for more information on the webinar.
10:30 am – Breaking Down the Data – What does All This Research Really Mean?
Keith Hansen, Tourism PEI Manager of Evaluation, Measurement & Business Intelligence breaks down the statistics and shares what the research can mean for you and your business.
11:00 am – State of Mental Health and Workplace Wellness – Tayte Willows, Community Development Manager, Canadian Mental Health Association – PEI Division
How to take care of yourself and your staff during uncertain times.
12:00 pm – Awards Luncheon – Guest speaker: Premier Dennis King
Lunch prepared and presented by the Entry Level Cook Training participants.
1:30 pm – TIAPEI AGM Business Meeting
2:00 – 3:30 pm – (Concurrent session; available to virtual attendees only) Culinary Tourism & Partnering for success
Representatives from the Culinary Alliance of Canada address the question of how to collaboratively harness the growth potential of culinary tourism. Click here for more information on the webinar.
2:30 pm – Destination Canada – Maureen Riley, Vice-President, International
COVID19 Aftermath – Bringing the world back to Canada, reinvigorating tourism and keeping your customers engaged
3:30 pm – Closing Remarks