Travel Alberta

Canadian En[tour]preneur Experience

Join us in Ottawa August 13–15, 2017 

En[tour]preneur - Noun. A creative and passionate individual interested in a career in tourism. 

Does this describe you? Apply now to join Bardish Chagger, Canada’s Minister of Small Business and Tourism, in Ottawa from August 13 to 15, 2017‎, for two days of learning about entrepreneurship in the tourism sector.     

This is your opportunity to learn from some of Canada’s most creative tourism movers and shakers. ‎  

Are you:
  • 18–24 years old?
  • Interested in tourism and entrepreneurship? 
  • Thinking about starting a tourism business?
  • Passionate about travel, especially within Canada? 
  • Interested in sharing input on how to make tourism experiences great for millennials?

There are only 50 spots available, so don’t wait! 

As a participant you will:
  • Meet tourism operators and youth from across Canada; 
  • Mingle with representatives from the top five tourism-related service sectors – accommodations, food and beverage, recreation and entertainment, transportation, and travel services; 
  • Find out how entrepreneurs are promoting their business ventures and experiences; 
  • and learn more about entrepreneurial opportunities in tourism.

Apply today!  Deadline is June 30, 2017.   

Note: Youth selected from outside the National Capital Region will be reimbursed for expenses related to attending the event. Further details will be provided upon completion of the selection process. If you have questions about eligibility or require accommodation measures to submit your application, please contact Samantha Moonsammy at or 613-762-2819.

Government of Canada