Upcoming November and December Events in Sudbury
Check out the Event Calendar at sudburytourism.ca/en/calendar
- Light Up the Night, November 27th to January 7th
- Sudbury Theatre Centre: A Christmas Carol, November 27th to December 16th
- Lively Christmas Craft & Vendor Show, November 28th
- Sudbury Symphony Holiday Spectacular, November 28th
- Theatre Cambrian's Dinner Theatre: Home is Where Your Clothes Are, December 4th to 12th
to submit your events online here
It's Time to Renew Your Membership for 2016!
Everyone will by now have received the 2016 Sudbury Tourism Partnership
agreement package sent out originally on October 23, 2015. Read more
Deadline to submit the completed agreement form
(and be featured) is November 30, 2015.
Key Industry Statistics
According to the PKF National Market Report on Trends in the Canadian Hotel Industry, the total number of hotel rooms for Sudbury is 1,606 rooms. The latest occupancy rates for Greater Sudbury hotels and Ontario rates by comparison are:
Year Over Year
|Sudbury-Sept. – 2015
|Sudbury-Sept. – 2014
|Ontario - Sept. – 2015
|Ontario - Sept. – 2014
For further statistical information and summary updates on the five economic development engines, check out the latest edition of the Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) Dashboard always available here
Below are the latest available gated admissions for Science North and Dynamic Earth:
Below are the latest available attendance numbers year over year, for the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre (NORMHC)
NOTE: If you have your own attendance numbers to share, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Gated Admissions" in the subject line.
|Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre (NORMHC)
|2015 (to end of October)
Brochure Rack Program Stats
The following charts illustrate the popular rack locations for the bilingual 2015 Visitor Guides (Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter), as well as the Top 10 Partner Brochures for 2015:
Wondering how your brochure is doing? We track the distribution so please contact us
anytime and we'll let you know.
Industry & Destination Development
1. On November 3rd and 4th, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership's Northern Committee
meeting was held in Sudbury.
On November 6th, Sudbury Tourism welcomed back to Sudbury, the Amazing Race Canada 2015 runners-up, Nick and Matt and Brent and Sean
. The racers graciously agreed to both participate in a community Meet & Greet on November 7th and a wrestling match fundraiser at LoEllen Secondary School on November 8th.
3. Sudbury Tourism is still running a contest on social media to "WIN your own customized AMAZING RACE CANADA Sudbury experience!
" The contest is being promoted online and will run until November 30th at which time the winner will be announced and will start planning their prize trip for 2016.
4. The Sudbury Tourism and Cultural Forums
took place on November 12th. Over 80 people participated in the full day’s events. The morning Tourism Forum hosted 40 participants where updates on the current strategies launched in 2015 were presented and
5. Staff attended the 2015 Tourism Industry Association of Ontario Conference
in Toronto from November 8th-10th and the 2015 Northern Ontario Tourism Summit
in Sault Ste. Marier from November 16th to 19th.
Meetings, Conventions & Sport Tourism
Business-to-business matchmaking forum Naturallia 2015 was successfully hosted in Sudbury November 11th-13th at the Holiday Inn. Hosting partners included RDEE Ontario, College Boreal, the City of Greater Sudbury, the Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT), the Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI), the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Association (SAMSSA), and FedNor.
Leisure & Packaging
Sudbury Tourism ran a Halloween marketing campaign
over the month of October. The campaign was digital and directed everyone to a Halloween page on SudburyTourism.ca where
Attention Copper Partners:
packaging is coming soon. Let us know if you have any Santa-riffic specials that could be incorporated into the fall and winter promotions! Contact Kelly.Bonnell@sudbury.ca
for more information.
Staff attended the Ontario Motorcoach Association Conference
in London November 15th-18th. Sudbury tourism participated in 28 one-on-one appointments with tour operators and tourism industry suppliers from across North America.
Arts & Cultural Scene
1. The second annual Cultural Forum
was held the afternoon of November 12th, drawing nearly 60 attendees. The forum included a keynote presentation on public art, updates on the Cultural Plan goals and results and an open discussion on upcoming priorities.
- Festivals & Events Ontario - Deadline to submit your event to be included in the next issue of Festivals & Events Ontario Guide is December 11, 2015. For more information contact email@example.com or visit www.tourismpartners.com to log in or create an account.