“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.
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.
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
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED!