Voice of the BC Tourism Industry


BC Tourism Industry Conference – March 4 to 6, 2020 (Victoria)

Congratulations to the 2019 BC Tourism Award Winners

Employees First Award Sponsored by go2HR 







BC Destination Marketing Organization Association Professional Excellence Award Sponsored by TIAC and Resonance Consultancy 







Remarkable Experiences Award  – Sponsored by Destination Think







Innovation Award Sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture







Customer Service Award  Sponsored by GoRving Canada







Indigenous Tourism Award – Sponsored by Indigenous Tourism BC and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada 



Lifetime Achievement Award – sponsored by TIABC

TIABC Seeks Sponsors for 2020 Adopt-A-Student Program 

The 2019 BC Tourism Industry Conference will be offering an Adopt-A-Student Program aimed at assisting more full-time tourism and hospitality students to be able to attend this important industry event. We are seeking industry partners to sponsor the full-cost of a BC Tourism Industry Conference registration for eligible students.

Sponsor Requirements

  • Donate to cover one full-conference student registration
  • Connect with your student pre-conference to help them prepare for the event and answer any questions they may have
  • Meet your adopted student on the first day of the conference and introduce them to industry colleagues and assist the student with networking
  • Check in with the student throughout the conference to ensure they are maximizing their networking opportunities

If you are interested in participating, please contact TIABC at info@tiabc.ca

Full-time students, studying tourism in BC, who interested in being sponsored, are asked to complete an application form and return it to info@tiabc.ca

Click here to download the form: Adopt-a-Student-Application-Form 2020



Why You Should Attend

“I attended the 2017 TIABC conference for the first time last week, and I won’t miss another one. Absolutely top drawer, from the main room presentations to the incredibly high level break out room presenters.”

Scott Littlejohn
Marketing and Community Engagement Coordinator
Living Forest Oceanside Campground & RV Park.

“We chose to become members based on the incredible 2015 conference that you put on. I have attended it for many years in other capacities and this was by far the best I have been to. Keep it up.”

J.J. Belanger
General Manager
Crystal Cove Beach Resort
Tofino, BC

“I enjoyed the 2015 BC Tourism Industry Conference. This was the first time I have attended a TIABC conference, and based on my experience at the event, I have joined as a member of TIABC on behalf of the Nisga’a Nation.”

Bertram Mercer
Manager / Economic Development
Nisg̱a’a Lisims Government
Gitaxt’aamiks (New Aiyansh, BC)

2015 BC Tourism Industry Conference Highlights

Attending the BC Tourism Industry Conference

Sponsoring the BC Tourism Industry Conference