$90 – $170

Destination Rural Alberta Conference

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Best Western Sunrise Inn & Suites

3101 43 Avenue

Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1L1

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Developing Rural Tourism in Alberta

About this Event

Are you interested in agri-tourism or rural tourism ?

Are you a farmer looking for new ways to market your business?

Do you have events that you would like to grow?

Destination Rural Alberta is a two day hands-on conference for small to medium sized organizations that will give you the tools to grow your tourism business and community.

Jon Schallert will be speaking on day two. Jon is an internationally-recognized speaker and business expert specializing in teaching businesses and communities how to turn themselves into Consumer Destinations.

Sessions include:

Day One:

  • Working with your local government
  • Collaboration and Partnerships - Travel Alberta: Discover the importance of working together to grow and develop rural tourism.
  • Round Table Discussion - ClearThink: This facilitated conversation is an opportunity for delegates to discuss challenges facing rural tourism in Alberta and develop strategies to help the industry progress.
  • Success story - Hear from a local business on how they incorporated a tourism aspect into their business plan.
  • Panel - Various Operators: Through grant opportunities, multiple operators have attended conferences throughout the world to help develop their tourism operation. These operators will share their learnings from the conferences they attended.

Day Two:

Jon Schallert presentation - all day.*

"Learn how to make your business a Consumer Destination that is preferred by customers over your competitors. Become so compellingly different that consumers say “I have to go to that place!”

Objectives

From this conference participants will have heard from industry leaders and Albertan businesses and organization on the status of rural tourism in Alberta. Participants will troubleshoot and brainstorm new approaches to the development of their rural and agri-tourism business.

Participants Can Expect:

  • Share expertise and best practices
  • Identify and establish potential partnerships and synergies
  • Share experience and knowledge on effectively measuring the quality and impact of their efforts towards meaningful participation
  • Communicate and celebrate successes and collaborate on finding solutions to identified challenges

Ticket Prices

Early Bird Tickets: two day conference only. Must be purchased before November 12: $150

Day One: Ticket for Monday November 25th conference (lunch included): $90

Day Two: Ticket for Tuesday November 26 with John Schallert (breakfast and lunch included): $100

Regular Priced Ticket: Starting November 13 for the two day event: $170

*Please advise if there is a dietary restriction upon registration for this event.

** Sorry, no refunds are available.

Hotel

The Best Western Sunrise Inn and Suites is the preferred hotel. We have a block of 15 rooms for Sunday (November 24) and Monday November 25th blocked off for Destination Rural Alberta (DRA) attendees. The special rate is $121.49 a night (plus tax) and rooms must be booked by November 5th. Please mention that you are attending the DRA conference hosted by Alberta Ag Societies to receive the discount.

Please call 780-968-1716 to book.

For More information and updates please see our website: http://www.destinationruralalberta.com/

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3101 43 Avenue

Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1L1

Canada

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