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UPCOMING EVENTS

INDUSTRY EVENTS

Upcoming leading Industry Events including conferences, summits, symposiums and meetings which provide a platform to showcase successes, share knowledge and network.


KOOTENAY RESILIENCE FESTIVAL – KASLO

July 20, 2024 – Energy Expo

A movement that uses creativity and connection to inspire collective learning, powerful relationships, innovative solutions and ultimately, positive action. To be resilient, we need to come together. The intention of the Kootenay Resilience Festival is to provide the framework for that ideation and connection. To create an environment where artists, experts, business leaders and community members can share information and ideas focused on bettering the core pillars of community wellbeing: housing, food, energy, transportation and technology.
Upcoming: August 24, Housing Highlight and September 7, Mobility Motivate.


2024 WORLD TRAILS CONFERENCE

September 30 – October 3, 2024 – Ottawa

The World Trails Conference is a global gathering of trail experts, trail managers and builders, trail destinations, enthusiasts and academics, who meet every two years to share knowledge, network and shape the future of trail experiences around the world.


KOOTENAY WOMEN IN BUSINESS SUMMIT

September 19-20, 2024 – Creston

A two-day summit that’s specifically designed for female entrepreneurs, creatives and women in business. Join in to grow your influence and impact. Leave with clarity and confidence ready to deign the lifestyle you want. Takes place at the Creston Community Complex.


SELKIRK COLLEGE CAREER FAIR & OPEN HOUSE

October 10, 2024 – Castlegar

The annual event will feature 70+ external vendors and welcome 300+ attendees, including current and graduating students, high schoolers and community members.


TOURISM CONGRESS

December 3-5, 2024 – Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

An immersive conference experience that brings together tourism leaders, stakeholders and innovators from across Canada and beyond. Share insights, explore new ideas and celebrate the industry’s resilience and creativity.


IMPACT SUSTAINABLE TOURISM & TRAVEL SUMMIT

January 27-29, 2025 – Victoria, BC

This conference is presented by a partnership between Destination Greater Victoria, Synergy Enterprises, Tartan Bond Integrated Communications and Starrboard Enterprises. The title conveys the importance of tourism as an economic driver as well as the large footprint it has on the environment, social and cultural fabric of a destination. Mark your calendar – more details will follow.


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