Event Schedule

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Monday, May 8  

10:00 – 22:00

Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Airport Transfers

Shuttles will depart every 30 minutes from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to official RVC hotels

15:00 – 19:00

Calgary Marriott – Lobby Level

Westin Calgary – Lobby Level

Advance Registration

 Advance registration for Buyers, TIAC members and sponsors only

18:00 – 21:00

Calgary Tower (101 9 Avenue SW)

Calgary City Tours
Tuesday, May 9  

10:00 – 22:00

Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Airport Transfers

Shuttles will depart every 30 minutes from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to official RVC hotels

08:00 – 17:00

BMO Centre –Halls D and E

Registration

08:00 – 17:30

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Canada’s Adventure and Attractions Alley – Booths Open

Sponsored by: Air Canada, Calgary Stampede, Edmonton International Airport, Edmonton Tourism, Parks Canada and Westjet

08:00 – 17:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Booth Set-up

All Sellers (DMOs, PMOs and Tourism Partners) 

08:30 – 12:30

Calgary Tower (101 9 Avenue SW)
Calgary City Tours
07:30– 17:30

Marketplace Shuttles (Hotels to / from BMO Centre)

Continuous shuttles will depart from / to official RVC hotels from / to the BMO Centre

13:30 – 16:00

BMO Centre – Palomino Room

Destination Canada Inside Track Session

18:30 – 20:00            

Hyatt Regency Hotel – Imperial Ballroom

(700 Centre Street SE)

Welcome to Canada Reception

Note: Continuous shuttles will depart from / to Westin, Delta, International and Arts hotels only from / to the Welcome Reception from 18:00 to 20:30

Wednesday, May 10  
07:30 – 09:00

Marketplace Shuttles (Hotels to BMO Centre)

Continuous shuttles will depart from official hotels to the BMO Centre 

07:30 – 17:30

BMO Centre – Halls D and E

Registration

07:30 – 17:30

BMO Centre Halls D and E 

Marketplace Open

08:00 – 17:30

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Delegate Cafes

Sponsored by: Travel Alberta, Destination British Columbia, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, and L’Alliance de l’industrie touristique de Québec

08:00 – 17:30

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Canada’s Adventure and Attractions Alley – Booths Open

Sponsored by: Air Canada, Calgary Stampede, Edmonton International Airport, Edmonton Tourism, Parks Canada and Westjet

08:45 – 09:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Open Marketplace (Sellers Seated)

09:00 – 12:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

1st Rendez-vous Session – Appointment 1 through 12

(11 appointments plus break)

12:00 – 14:00

Agrium Western Event Centre

Rendez-vous Luncheon

Hosted by:  Calgary Stampede

14:15 – 17:30

BMO Centre Halls D and E

2nd Rendez-vous Session – Appointment 13 through 25

(12 appointments plus break)

17:15 – 18:00

Marketplace Shuttles (BMO Centre to Hotels)

Continuous shuttles will depart from the BMO Centre to official hotels

19:00 Free Evening
Thursday, May 11
07:30 – 09:00

Marketplace Shuttles (Hotels to BMO Centre)

Continuous shuttles will depart from official hotels to the BMO Centre

08:00 – 17:00

BMO Centre – Halls D and E

Registration

08:00 – 17:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

 

Delegate Cafes

Sponsored by: Travel Alberta, Destination British Columbia, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, and L’Alliance de l’industrie touristique de Québec

08:00 – 17:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Canada’s Adventure and Attractions Alley – Booths Open

Sponsored by: Air Canada, Calgary Stampede, Edmonton International Airport, Edmonton Tourism, Parks Canada and Westjet

08:45 – 09:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Open Marketplace (Sellers Seated)

09:00 – 12:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E 

3rd Rendez-vous Session – Appointment 26 through 37

(11 appointments plus break)

12:00 – 13:30

BMO Centre – Hall C

Rendez-vous Luncheon

Hosted by:  Niagara Falls Tourism

13:45 – 17:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

4th  Rendez-vous Session – Appointment 38 through 50

(12 appointments plus break)

16:45 – 17:30

Marketplace Shuttles (BMO Centre to Hotels)

Continuous shuttles will depart from the BMO Centre to official hotels

19:00 – 22:00

Studio Bell – National Music Centre

(850 4 Street S)

Host Destination Night

Note: Continuous shuttles will depart from official RVC hotels to Studio Bell from 18:45 – 19:45.

Return shuttles commence at 21:30

Friday, May 12  
07:30 – 09:00

Marketplace Shuttles (Hotels to BMO Centre)

Continuous shuttles will depart from official hotels to the BMO Centre

08:00 – 17:00

BMO Centre – Halls D and E

Registration

08:00 – 17:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Delegate Cafes

Sponsored by: Travel Alberta, Destination British Columbia, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, and L’Alliance de l’industrie touristique de Québec

08:00 – 17:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Canada’s Adventure and Attractions Alley – Booths Open

Sponsored by: Air Canada, Calgary Stampede, Edmonton International Airport, Edmonton Tourism, Parks Canada and Westjet

08:45 – 09:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Open Marketplace (Sellers Seated)

09:00 – 12:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

5th Rendez-vous Session – Appointment 51 through 62

(11 appointments plus break)

12:00 – 13:30

BMO Centre – Hall C

Rendez-vous Luncheon

Hosted by: Travel Manitoba

13:45 – 17:00

BMO Centre Halls D and E

6th  Rendez-vous Session- Appointment 63 through 75

(12 appointments plus break)

16:45 – 19:30

Marketplace Shuttles (BMO Centre to Hotels)

Continuous shuttles will depart from the BMO Centre to official hotels

17:00 – 18:30

BMO Centre Halls D and E

Marketplace Teardown

All Sellers (DMOs, PMOs and Tourism Partners)

17:00 – 18:30

BMO CentreHall C

Closing Reception

Hosted by: Tourism Industry Association of Canada in cooperation with Tourism Nova Scotia 

18:00 – 19:00

Airport Transfers

Shuttles depart BMO Centre to Calgary International Airport (YYC)

 Advance registrations is required to ensure available seating.  Deadline to register is Thursday, May 11th by 23:00.

To reserve your seat please visit: http://www.cvent.com/d/tvqhb8 

20:30 – 23:00

Airport Transfers

Shuttles depart official RVC hotels every 30 minutes to Calgary International Airport (YYC)

Saturday, May 13  
06:00 – 18:00

Airport Transfers

Shuttles depart official RVC hotels every 30 minutes to Calgary International Airport (YYC)

 

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