Established to strategically sell and market the Greater Toronto Region as a remarkable destination for tourists, convention delegates and business travellers around the globe.
Greater Toronto Hotel Association - GTHA enables competing hotels to work together on issues of public policy and charitable ventures, provides information and service to its members, and advocates to raise their profile and prosperity as a vital component of Toronto's tourism industry
Meetings Professional International – A global community aimed at guiding the future of the meeting and event industry. It’s the largest trade association in the meetings industry and helps its members by providing with the best practices, superior education, the latest research and trends, professional development and networking opportunities.
TT's International Sales Team
Attended the Meeting Planners International EMEC 2009 Conference in Turin, Italy from February 28–March 3
Included three days of quality sales calls
Produced leads with a potential of 10,000 future room night bookings.
Toronto Tourism Wins Internet Advertising Award
Tourism Toronto received the 2009 award for "Best Travel Online Campaign" from the Web Marketing Association
The award recognized Tourism Toronto's Toronto holiday campaign that ran October through December, 2008.
The campaign was designed to promote Toronto as a special holiday destination
Derrick J Wyatt to attend TFcon
TFcon Toronto - Canada's 8th Annual Transformers Collectors Convention
April 25th and 26th, 2009
Derrick J. Wyatt to attend
Toronto wins major convention
97th Annual Lions Clubs International Convention to take place in Toronto in 2014
Its expected to draw 15,000 attendees from around the world
Amount to 35,426 total hotel room night bookings
Estimated visitor spending of over $20 million
Four Additional Major Conventions Confirmed
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine - May 2013 with 3,300 attendees
American Association for Thoracic Surgery - April 2014 with 4,500 attendees
National Medical Association - July 2013 with 6,500 attendees
American Society of Plastic Surgeons - October 2020 with 6,000 attendees
Closer Ties Urged for Business and Government
Governments are rapidly redefining their relationship with the business community
Time for government and business to forge a new bond
Fix conflict-of-interest rules that prevent the temporary transfer of business executives into government.
Jump-start companies allowing them to jump ahead of their competitors.
Atlanta Convention &Visitors Bureau Captures Gold in 2008
Established in 1913, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, nonprofit organization created to favorably impact the Atlanta economy through conventions and tourism.
Meetings & Conventions magazine, 2008 Gold Service Award
Web Marketing Association International , Outstanding website
Accreditation from Destination Marketing Association International
Las Vegas Encourages Business Travel
launched a comprehensive, online toolkit to provide relevant and timely information, as well as resources, for clients and hotel partners to stay abreast of developments in the meetings industry.
Launched attendance promotion programs for existing clients
Booking incentive programs for potential clients
LVCVA is running a booking incentive program that will award planners with cars and trips to Las Vagas