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IMPACT 2020 Conference

Destination Greater Victoria are hosting the 3rd annual IMPACT Sustainability – Travel & Tourism Conference, January 19-22, 2020 in Victoria, BC.

What is IMPACT

A collaborative national dialogue on innovation and the contribution of tourism to Canada’s sustainable future. IMPACT's goal is to align the Canadian tourism industry, as well as stakeholders and communities touched by tourism, behind a vision to achieve economic, social and environmental sustainability.

Who Attends IMPACT

2019 Industry delegates from all Canadian provinces and territories were represented included Tour Operators, Hotel Operators, Destination Management Organizations (DMO), Crown Corporations and Government Agencies, Tourism Service Providers, Tourism Industry Associations (TIA), Media, Transportation Providers, Education Providers and Academics, Not-For-Profit and Students. 

Why Attend IMPACT

  • Gain valuable insight from leaders in travel & tourism sector on how they are transforming their business through sustainable practises

  • Connect with international leaders in sustainability across travel & tourism industry

  • Learn how your business can contribute to Canada’s 2030 Agenda for sustainability 

  • Explore topics including: Indigenous tourism, climate action, emerging clean technologies, zero waste solutions, low-carbon transportation, local labour markets, culture and language preservation and ecological conservation. Themes include innovation, prosperity, conserv