Symposium 2024 – Tourism Now

Welcoming Remarks from ‘Chuck’

Augmented Reality Presentation  – Unveiling CCT’s AVTR1 Augmented Reality app

Keynote Presentation: 
Integrating GenAI: A Practical Guide for Tourism Professionals
Katherine Scarrow, Manager of Creative Strategy for the Globe Content Studio.

Panel Session:
Rethinking Recruitment in a Competitive Labour Market
Moderated by Leni Brem, Project Manager, Tourism Workforce Sustainability Program, TIAO Panelists: Mark Capistrano, Project Coordinator, TIAO | Abby Aldoroty, Disability Inclusion Business Advisor, OTEC | Aaron Binder, Director, Better Way Alliance & Co-owner, Go Tours Canada

Truth & Reconciliation Workshop 2023

Dakota Brant – Truth & Reconciliation: Connecting the Calls To Action to Tourism

AGM 2023

AGM 2023 Recording

AGM Presentation

Symposium 2023 – Together in Tourism

Executive Director Update

Keynote Speakers

Dakota Brant – Indigenous Representation and Relationship Building in Tourism
Philip Mondor, Tourism HR Canada – Now Hiring 

Presenting Partner Address

Destination Markham, Presenting Partner

AGM 2022

AGM Business Meeting

Winter Shoulder Season Tourism Strategy

Symposium 2021 – Partners In Tourism

Symposium 2021 Recording (5 hours, 24 min.)

Executive Director Welcome (at 11 min., 50 sec.)

Regional Updates (at 22 min., 40 sec.)

Tourism Vaughan, Presenting Partner (at 39 min., 50 sec.)


Keynote: Collaboration, Cooperation and the Future of Communities (at 54 min., 50 sec.)

Community Trails Strategy – Benefits for Communities, Business and Trail Users (at 2 hours, 10 min.)

Attracting and Retaining Tommorrow’s Top Talent (at 3:22:55)

Tips to Building Winter & Shoulder Season Tourism (at 4:24:00)

AGM 2021 & Speaker Sessions

EMERGE – Todd Lucier (1 hour, 12 min.)

AGM Business Meeting (14 min.)

Executive Director Update (55 min.)

New Launch Teaser – Tourism Ambassador Program (7 min.)

Celebrate Ontario 2020

Celebrate Ontario 2020, presented by MHSTC Industries, January 9, 2020

Funding Workshop 2019


Funding Project Readiness, MTCS Celebrate Ontario & Tourism Development Fund

Central Counties Visitor Research Program

Ministry of Economic Development and Job Creation, Business Services, CanExport, Job Training Grants

Central Counties Partnership Program

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, REDS Funding

AGM 2019

Member Spotlight Presentations

Headwaters Region: Fromage

Durham Region: Township of Scugog

York Region: Canada’s Wonderland

Symposium 2019 – Gathering for Growth


Central Counties Tourism

Headwaters Tourism

York Region Festival Alliance


Measuring Success

Surfing Global Tourism Trends

Session Breakouts

What Makes Good Content

Good Content In Action

Visitor DNA

Symposium 2017

Resources (Pan-Regional)

Be Remarkable Toolkit, Todd Lucier, Tourism Café Canada

Inclusive Tourism Together We Rock! John Draper

Tripadvisor Digital Reputation Management, Andrew Wiens


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