In these free online sessions, you will learn of the research findings, provide comments on this research, and share ideas on how Indigenous tourism operators and people can succeed in working and building careers in Indigenous tourism leading up to the development of the first BC Indigenous Tourism Labour Strategy.
Who should attend?
Indigenous Tourism – Operators, employees, students and youth
Indigenous Nations – Bands & tribal councils, economic and business development officers, employment, education
Indigenous Agencies – Business & financial institutes, Indigenous Skills Employment & Training
Tourism Industry – DMOs, industry sectors
Training and Education – Post-secondary schools, government agencies
April 7, 2021 – Vancouver Island
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlcuysqT0sHNMFDhPnYxx36feM_cLxVTXE
April 8, 2021 – Kootenay Rockies
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcu6urzkuGtysiLarg9YLJjzMJOh00p_8
**2:30 – 4:00 pm MT (1:30 – 3:00 pm PT)
April 12, 2021 – Cariboo Chilcotin Coast
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrdOGtpjssEtNyg0I4ih2F9-lbCBtCPng_
April 13, 2021 – Thompson Okanagan
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpfu-tpjMrGd0gfNCohH-SUG2w6XL5bEY-
April 14, 2021 – Vancouver Coast Mountain
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIsdOqoqDsiGdVAnkwgonokweDck922uikf
April 15, 2021 – Northern BC
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvd-2orzosGdCf9MxTGedIT4fm7KNmdQ9F
**Each event starts at 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm PT
April 20, 2021 – 2:30 – 4:00 pm PST – Awareness & Marketing – Our speakers share their ideas on how to attract and prepare key messaging for Indigenous people, especially youth, and First Nation initiatives for kids.
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYrcOytrDgoHtxq20zEG3Lb3bsQ4vhXQiTK
April 21, 2021 – 2:30 – 4:00 pm PST – Training & Education – Gain information on supports and programs available on skills for pre-employment and workplace skills development, and hear experience on critical elements for a successful education tourism training.
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkdempqz4rHdSnl4thWy6HcF39ECoyXbRd
April 27, 2021 – 2:30 – 4:00 pm PST – Workplace Supports – Expand your knowledge of how to recruit and create a workplace where Indigenous people want to be and stay.
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0uceutpzopEtFuibgiaqkqJ-GFXc5uRJT4
April 28, 2021 – 2:30 – 4:00 pm PST – Culture in the Tourism Workplace – Tourism is a way for Indigenous Nations, people and businesses to share culture, and can create a strong, healthy workplace. Speakers talk on Indigenous cultural appropriateness, respect and authenticity.
Register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAldemupjgpGtEFMElbW902C6jMhLEMfbNd
*Each event has its own registration Zoom link – please register for each event separately
[email protected] or 250-879-1087 (text friendly)