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Schedule of Events

November 01, 2017
13:00 -14:15

Flights land in Inuvik
Shuttle service will be provided for Canadian North, First Air, and Air North flights to hotels.

 

14:00 - 18:30

AGM and Conference Registration Open 
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

15:30 - 17:30

NWT Tourism Annual General Meeting
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

17:30 - 18:30

Private Delegate Reception
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall
Finger Foods provided

18-00 - 22:00

Community Evening Event featuring Comedian Howie Miller
Midnight Sun Complex - Arena (Dry Floor)
Cash Bar Available
Network with others in the tourism industry before being entertained by Howie Miller, a fabulous Canadian comedian.
The comedy performance will be open to the public in Inuvik.
Proceeds from the local comedy ticket sales and cash bar go to community group in Inuvik. 

November 02, 2017
07:30 - 09:00

Breakfast
Midnight Sun Complex - Arena
Conference Registration Open

09:00 - 09:20

Welcome Address
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

09:20 - 10:15

NWT Tourism Marketing Update
Ainsley Lamontagne
Marketing Director, Northwest Territories Tourism
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

10:15 - 10:30

Nutrition Break
Midnight Sun Complex - Arena

10:30 - 12:00

Primary Research focusing on the "Discover Our Secrets" Campaign
Presented by: Jillian Barber, Environics Research  
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch
Midnight Sun Complex - Arena

13:15-14:15

Keynote Address - Eliminating Distractions and Navigating Uncertainty; A Road Map to Creating Change that Matters​
Presented by: Bruce Kirkby
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

14:15 - 15:00

ITI Update and Research
Presented by: GNWT - Industry, Tourism and Investment
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

15:00 - 15:15

Nutrition Break
Midnight Sun Complex - Arena

15:15 - 16:00

Film and Video Opportunities Panel Discussion
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

16:00 - 17:00

Make the High Road
A panel discussion on tourism and the new highway
Annie Steen Presentation

17:00 - 17:15

End of day wrap-up
Midnight Sun Complex - Community Hall

18:00-23:00

Gala Dinner and NWT Tourism Awards Ceremony
Midnight Sun Complex - Arena
Sponsored by: Government of the Northwest Territories - ITI
Cash bar available

November 03, 2017
07:00-09:00

Breakfast
Midnight Sun Complex - Arena
Sponsored by: Global and Mail

09:00 - 12:00

Shop Inuvik Town Tour
Sponsored by: City of Yellowknife 
Buses leave from Midnight Sun Complex

Hop on a bus to Take the High Road, exploring the Town of Inuvik with a few interesting stops and shops on the way. Bring your passport and get it stamped for a chance to win!

11:00-12:00

Lunch
Pick up your packed lunch before leaving for the City Tour.
 

The 2017 NWT Tourism AGM and Conference will be held in Inuvik at the Midnight Sun Complex.