COVID-19 Webinars

Destination Canada is hosting regular webinars, sharing our approach amid the COVID-19 situation and providing information on available federal support initiatives. We will have industry partners, representatives from government as well as applicable businesses join to provide the most up-to-date information and resources.

Please find below our latest webinar details as well as list of older webinars for reference.

Check our COVID-19 page regularly for up-to-date information.

Next tourism industry webinar: 

Join us on June 11, 2020, for a one-hour moderated panel discussion with key US and international corporate meeting, association conferences and incentive trip buyers.

In follow up to a series of Destination Canada Business Events led focus groups, we have gathered a group of global clients so that business events Team Canada partners can hear their thoughts on the future of international business events, including how the buying cycle and key considerations have shifted in the COVID-19 era. Partners will learn what information organizations are seeking from DMO, hotel, convention centre and DMC partners as they begin planning for the re-emergence of in-person business events. 

When: Thursday, June 11, 2020, 9:00 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST 

Webinar ID: 825 8449 8914 - https://zoom.us/w/82584498914  

Previous webinars:

  • June 3rd: we provided an overview of our latest market research as well as website and Instagram ideas for tourism businesses to use. Speakers included: David Robinson, Interim President and CEO; Sebastien Dubois, Executive Director, Industry Partnerships; Chantz Strong, Executive Director, Research & Analytics; Gloria Loree, Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer; and Emily Ross, Senior Manager, Content Marketing, Global Marketing. Please visit this page to see a recording.
  • May 12th with the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages; Ben Cowan-Dewar, Chair of the Board, Destination Canada; and Charlotte Bell, President & CEO, Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC). Please visit this page to see a recording.
  • April 28th with Ben Cowan-Dewar, Chair of the Board, Destination Canada; Charlotte Bell, President & CEO, Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC); Martin Soucy, President & CEO, Alliance de l'industrie touristique du Québec; and Beth Potter, President & CEO, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO). Please visit this page to see a recording.
  • April 1st with the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages; Ben Cowan-Dewar, Chair of the Board, Destination Canada; and Charlotte Bell, President & CEO, Tourism Industry Association of Canada. Please visit this page to see a recording.
  • March 20th with representatives from Destination Canada, Business Development Bank of Canada, Parks Canada, Tourism Industry Association of Canada and Tourism HR Canada. Please visit this page to see a recording.