County to host Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit virtually

Huron County’s Economic Development group is partnering with Community Futures Huron and FedDev Ontario to host a virtual two day Ontario West Coast Tourism Summit.

The two day summit will be held January 25th and 26th, and it will be free for all Huron County tourism operators and stakeholders. January 25th will feature tourism industry expert William Bakker of Destination Think, who will discuss tourism market trends with a focus on the tourism landscape, pre-COVID, and post-COVID from 1:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. January 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., industry expert Chris Hughes from BC Hughes will share the advantages of rural tourism and how operators can use this advantage to match shifting tourism trends.

To register for the Ontario’s West Coast Tourism Summit, visit:

http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ontarios-west-coast-tourism-summit-2021-registration- 131516462279

“The County remains dedicated to working collaboratively and supporting our vibrant
tourism sector,” says Warden Glen McNeil. “Specifically, I want to thank the industry for the resiliency and innovation they have shown over the past year. Huron County tourism, and all of those that support it, are essential to the vitality of our County.”