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Power Lunch: Keith Henry – Canada’s Indigenous tourism strategy and what it means for Whistler

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Power Lunch: Keith Henry – Canada’s Indigenous tourism strategy and what it means for Whistler

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm UTC

Power Lunch: Keith Henry – Canada’s Indigenous tourism strategy and what it means for Whistler

Date: July 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM1:30 PM PDT
Location: Four Season Resort and Residence Whistler, 4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler
Fees/Admission:
Early Bird Rate: Members $48 Future Members $68, Tables of 8 $354 (Members only)
Available until midnight on Wed, July 11
Regular rate: Members $55 Future Members $75, Tables of 8 $410 (Members only)
All prices are subject to GST. Registration is open until July 17th, Noon
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Indigenous Tourism, Redefining Canada as a Destination

The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada’s President and CEO, Keith Henry will share insight into how Indigenous tourism is redefining the tourism industry throughout Canada and BC. Henry will dive into current strategies and success given the new Federal Tourism Vision, Canada China Year of Tourism, and how Indigenous tourism has become a major player for these national plans. Gain insight into how Whistler and any destination can and should continue to embrace Indigenous tourism now and into the future.

Key takeaways:
* How your business can align & engage with the Indigenous tourism strategy
* Lessons from Indigenous tourism in authentic visitor experiences
* Partnership opportunities for Whistler businesses

Keith Henry, President & CEO, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada

Keith Henry is a Métis person who began his career in 1995 with teaching positions and became well known for his strategic administrative and negotiations skills. These skills lead him into communication and consultation with provincial and federal government agencies and success as a financial administrator of numerous Indigenous non-profits. From there, Keith has become an Indigenous cultural tourism leader receiving international recognition as the former CEO for Indigenous Tourism Association of British Columbia (ItBC). Keith continues to be recognized across the country and has led many new initiatives such as the development of national standards on market readiness and authenticity in Indigenous Tourism, the assessment of cruise industry opportunities for Indigenous communities and a national research project assessing the economic value of Indigenous cultural tourism.

Venue

Four Season Resort and Residence Whistler
4591 Blackcomb Way
Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4
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Organizer

Whistler Chamber of Commerce
Phone:
604.932.5922
Email:
noreply@facebookmail.com
Website:
www.whistlerchamber.com