Conferences and Workshops

16th World Leisure Congress goes hybrid

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on October 9, 2020 - 2:42pm


The 16th World Leisure Congress to be held in Pinggu-Beijing from April 15-21, 2021 will have a virtual component to include participants who will not be able to travel to China due to the many travel restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Abstract Submission deadline extended until Friday, 30th October 2020.

2020 Virtual Conference - Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on September 25, 2020 - 10:16am

The Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation is hosting the 2020 CRRF Virtual Conference this fall, October 1 & 2. The theme of the conference is Supporting Rural Recovery and Resilience, and rural researchers will share lessons and insights about the challenges and opportunities posed by the pandemic.

The conference is FREE and registration is open!

For more information and registration, please visit:

2020 TTRA International Conference - June 2020, Victoria - BC

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on January 30, 2020 - 10:48am

The Travel and Tourism Research Association is calling all researchers, educators, and users of travel and tourism research for the 2020 Annual International Conference, to be held in Victoria, BC.

This year's conference celebrates 50 years of excellence in tourism research and invites participants to contribute to the vision of the tourism research agenda.

BC Tourism Industry Conference - March 2020

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on December 10, 2019 - 4:20pm

For over 20 years, the BC Tourism Industry Conference has been providing a forum for tourism businesses and stakeholders from around British Columbia to come together to learn from experts and each other about the key issues, challenges and best practices in the industry.

Don’t miss the opportunity to connect with other tourism businesses, communities and government leaders – share ideas, ask questions, network, learn, and explore!

When: March 4 - 6, 2020

Where: Victoria Conference Centre - Victoria, BC

IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism - Jan 2020

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on December 10, 2019 - 2:35pm

The third Annual IMPACT Sustainability Travel & Tourism Conference will once again bring together stakeholders from the tourism industry to Victoria, to engage in dialogue and discussions on innovation and the contributions of tourism to Canada's sustainable future.

When: January 19 - 22, 2020.

Where: Victoria Conference Centre - Victoria, BC

For more information and registration, please visit:

Engaging Indigenous Youth in Tourism

Submitted by Vanessa Moraes on November 26, 2019 - 9:08pm

As part of her Indigenous Tourism course last year, Chyanne Trenholm made the decision to create a video on the opportunities and roles available in tourism for Indigenous youth. Trenholm is an Indigenous 4th-year student from Homalco First Nation in Campbell River, BC, studying Tourism Management at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo.