The International Aboriginal Tourism Conference (IATC) is an annual conference bringing together people interested and invested in creating and contributing towards the Indigenous tourism industry. This year, the Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) is co-hosting the 6th IATC in partnership with Tsuut’ina Nation, on Treaty 7 Territory in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Join Indigenous tourism operators and experts from around the world for two days of sharing best practices, networking, breakout sessions, keynote presentations and local cultural experiences. This is an annual tourism industry event for everyone that is not to be missed.
I thoroughly enjoyed the conferenced and left with many useful insights and much positivity 🙂
The highlight for me was hearing from owner-operators, folks who have started businesses and excelled in the tourism, heritage and cultural sectors.
Aboriginal tourism is a growing area of economic development and reclamation for Aboriginal business owners, communities and peoples. Through tourism, we tell the story of our communities and our history to visitors from around the world. Our communities are vibrant, young, urban and rural; modern and traditional.
Indigenous and non-Indigenous tourism professionals, economic development staff, Indigenous government officials and leaders, and anyone interested in sustainable tourism development.
Register today! Early bird rates are available until September 30, 2017 and there are special discounts for Elders, Students and Youth.