Conference/Convention Feature

Science North's Vale Cavern has been used for a number of events, including the 2013 saveONenergy Technology Symposium, in October. The event featured David Suzuki as the keynote speaker.
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 destinations. 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...


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Inaugural tourism summit slated for November
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...
Chapleau devising marketing plan
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...
Northern College opens its door to conferences
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...
Conference hotel offers panoramic views
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...


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