Science North offers an alternative space for business clientsFor 30 years Science North has created
a reputation as one of Northern Ontario's premier tourist
But according to those who work there,
the science centre also has a lot to offer the business community.Renee Lepera, Science North's senior
manager of visitor services and sales, said the centre's secondary
science museum, Dynamic Earth, has long been Sudbury's best kept
secret as a meeting and conference space.For five months out of the year,
Dynamic Earth is closed as a sc...
Thunder Bay will host an inaugural summit that will
examine how to boost tourism in Northern Ontario.From Nov. 19-21 stakeholders will gather for the first
annual Northern Ontario Tourism Summit, a joint initiative of Tourism Northern Ontario (TNO) and Nature and Outdoors Tourism. Over three days...
The Town of
Chapleau is working on a branding and marketing plan to attract visitors to the
region and promote economic development.FedNor announced
it would provide $45,000 towards the initiative, which was outlined as a
priority by the Chapleau Economic Development Corp. in the community’s 20...
Budget-conscious companies and
organizations are increasingly looking to colleges and universities
as popular and affordable venues for staging meetings and
conventions.Chris Bender, Northern College’s
campus manager in Timmins, said the institution has experienced a
huge uptick in hosting con...
Business travellers and conferencegoers
to Fort Frances can get a taste of the lakeside life in northwestern
Ontario’s Boundary Waters with a stay at La Place Rendez-Vous Hotel
and Convention Centre.Located on the shores of Sand Bay on
Rainy Lake, the 67-room establishment has been a family-run...