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5 reasons to register for 2019 Industry Conference

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Registration for the 20th annual Travel Alberta Industry Conference, October 27-29 at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is now open! Save $100 if you register before September 20.

Here are some reasons to add this award-winning tourism industry conference to your professional development list this year.

1. It’s the largest tourism industry conference in Canada

The Travel Alberta Industry Conference attracts over 600 tourism industry partners from western Canada! Delegates represent a broad range of tourism organizations and businesses, including destination marketing organizations, small businesses, marketing agencies, municipalities and more. You’ll be sure to meet someone new to help make connections to further your business.  

2. World class speakers 

We have an amazing line-up this year: 
Coined ‘one of the most sought-after keynote speakers on the planet,’ futurist Jeremy Gutsche is regarded as the top trend-spotter in the word. His team is relied on by 700 brands, billionaires and CEOs, including Google, Sony, Disney and Starbucks, to predict and create the future!
A mainstay on global marketing influencer lists, Andrew Davis is a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. He teaches business leaders how to grow their businesses, transform their cities, and leave their legacy.
An expert on building effective teams, Liane Davey, is focused on improving communication and increasing leadership effectiveness. Having worked with Fortune 500 companies from across the globe, Davey helps teams from the frontlines to the boardroom and has a unique perspective on the challenges that teams face and how to solve them. 
You won’t want to miss these energizing and inspiring keynote speakers!

3. Contribute to tourism’s bench strength 

As you know, our industry is a difference maker for the provincial economy, and stands out as a job creator, economic diversifier, and community builder for Alberta. 

Conference provides leading edge, relevant education through dozens of concurrent sessions on a broad range of tourism, business and marketing-related topics to encourage alignment, growth and best practices throughout the industry, and is sure to inspire new ideas, demonstrate the power of collaboration, and provide you with new approaches you can use to grow your business.

4. Get out of the office

Industry conference is a great excuse to get out of the office, experience that fresh mountain air and, most importantly, connect with your peers. For three days you will not only experience all that Conference has to offer but experience world-class hospitality at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and the splendor of the Rockies.  

5. Celebrate the 20th anniversary

Conference has been the premier professional development opportunity for Alberta’s tourism industry for 20 years!  We look forward to celebrating how far the industry has come and what the future holds with you, our industry partners!