It’s that time of year again! Nominations are once again open for the Ontario Tourism Awards–including the Industry Awards of Excellence, OTMPC’s Marketing Awards of Excellence and the Culinary Tourism Awards of Excellence.
To nominate, visit: OntarioTourismSummit.ca
Awards are given out annually at the Ontario Tourism Summit.A� The Summit is an annual forum for the tourism industry to learn the latest trends, share new ideas and best practices, and network with colleagues.
Entitled ‘Mapping The Opportunities’, the 2013 conference theme will include insightful discussions that will help us explore new areas of growth from emerging markets and new products to innovations in infrastructure, technology and customer service.
Want to learn more about the Ontario Culinary Tourism Awards?A� The Ontario Culinary Tourism Awards celebrate leaders in culinary tourism development.
These awards are about the passion and excellence of those dedicated to advancing the culinary tourism movement in Ontario. Through their steadfast leadership and unique experiences, both winners and finalists set the bar for what culinary tourism in Ontario represents.A� Presented by the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance, these awards recognize those who work hard to tell the stories of our growers, producers, chefs, winemakers and brewers.
Sponsored by Food Connect Media Inc.,last years winners include The Culinary Adventure Company in the experience category; and Taste-Real, Guelph-Wellington in the Leadership category.
Nominate Your Tourism Leaders Now!
The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) is the umbrella trade association representing the tourism industry in Ontario. TIAO was created and is supported by the industry, and its mandate is to position the industry for growth by advocating on behalf of the industry on matters that affect that growth. The Tourism Industry Awards of Excellence are presented to businesses and individuals that represent the quality of outstanding offerings that continue to make this province a world class destination.
The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) collaborates with tourism partners and colleagues at home and internationally to develop and deliver exciting, integrated, research-driven marketing programs that reinforce Ontario as a strong tourism economy and a premier, four-season travel destination. The Marketing and Media Awards of Excellence celebrate excellence and innovation in the multi-billion dollar tourism industry, which is a key contributor to Ontario�s economic prosperity.
The Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance (OCTA) is devoted to connecting taste-makers, sharing their stories & sparking delicious developments in culinary tourism. OCTA�s work lies in developing strong relationships between growers, chefs, processors, restaurateurs, accommodation providers, distributors, government and industry organizations. The awards are about the passion and excellence of those dedicated to advancing the culinary tourism movement in Ontario and they recognize those who work hard to tell the stories of our growers, producers, chefs, winemakers and brewers.