The Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC), formerly the Council of Tourism Associations (COTA) of BC, is a member based, ‘umbrella’ organization representing the interests of BC’s tourism related businesses.
The second day of the BC Tourism Leaders' Summit kicked off with a speech by the Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation, the Honourable Pat Bell. The Minister provided an update to industry of upcoming government priorities, includingContinue reading →
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The three government relations panelists at the BC Tourism Leaders' Summit had a few great tips and tricks for working effectively with government. Read on for the highlights...Continue reading →
The upcoming BC Tourism Leaders' Summit will feature an exciting lineup of speakers, including the Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation, the Honourable Pat Bell. Minister Bell will provide an exclusive industry update at breakfast on Thursday morning. The Minister's speech will be posted live to this blog on Thursday afternoon. Be sure to check back often to follow the conference via our Twitter and Facebook accounts, and through this blog!Continue reading →
TIABC is excited to announce the launch of its new website, www.tiabc.ca! The newly redeveloped site features eye catching visuals, social media integration, and fully updated content.Continue reading →
On April 11th, 2012, the PDMO Transition Team (formerly known as the PDMO Task Force) met with Minister Pat Bell and Deputy Minister Dana Hayden to continue our discussions and negotiations toward a new Provincial DMO which is outside of government and formula funded. We are pleased to advise that the meeting was productive, and we are confident that we are moving in a very positive direction. We appreciate and honour the trust and support that you have shown us to-date.Continue reading →
Tomorrow, the leaders of British Columbia's tourism industry will gather to participate in high level discussions to set the direction of policy priorities for the industry. The 3rd Annual BC Tourism Leaders' Summit, hosted by the Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC), will take place in Richmond, BC, in coordination with TIABC's Annual General Meeting.Continue reading →