Meetings, Conventions & Sport Tourism
Thousands of people attended the Northern Lights Festival Boréal
’s 43rd edition at Bell Park July 4th to 6th. The event saw 50 acts over three days on four stages and the off-site venue, Townehouse Tavern. Headliners included Tokyo Police Club, Bruce Cockburn and Wintersleep with surprise hits from the Melbourne Ska Orchestra and Lemon Bucket Orchestra. New this year was an initiative to showcase and promote northern talent and included a mentorship program.
Sudbury Tourism welcomes the newest member to our team. Brendan Shand
, has joined our team as the Major Events Development Officer
. Brendan will be focusing his efforts on revamping processes and streamlining information access for meeting planners and event hosts
accessing Tourism resources. Work has commenced on an interactive online facilities inventory for sudburytourism.ca, an online Tourism Event Support program application, and on-site digital surveying for festivals, events and tournaments using iPads. These tools will provide more responsive data for tracking and reporting on the economic impact and community benefits associated with meetings, events and sport tourism in Greater Sudbury.
Along with the rest of the Tourism team, Brendan will be reaching out to partners for information and photos of your facilities to help provide a one-stop-shop for event planners.
He will also be working on a Meetings, Conventions & Sport Tourism attraction strategy
, and welcome all related feedback from partners on what this should include. Email Brendan at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
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