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Tourism in Fernie Industry Event & AGM - March 14th

Saturday • February 16, 2019

Tourism Fernie is hosting its annual AGM event with a focus on the Tourism in Fernie and the Tourism Master Plan.

Anyone with an interest in tourism is welcome to attend this free event on Thursday March 14th from 8:30am to 12:00pm at the Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge.

Please RSVP by March 11th by emailing or calling 250-423-2037 Ext 2

Tourism in Fernie

Network – Collaborate – Learn

8:30am - Coffee & Networking Session with local tourism community & industry

Deluxe continental breakfast available throughout the event

9:00am – Welcome & Opening Remarks - Formal Tourism Fernie AGM - Tourism Fernie Highlights & Updates“Where we’ve been and where we’re going”

10:00am – Break

10:15am – Tourism: Planning the Future

  • New Provincial Tourism Framework
  • Tourism Master Plan - Dan Wilson, Whistler Centre for Sustainability & Jikke Gyorki
  • City of Fernie’s Resort Municipality Initiative – Resort Development Strategy 2019-2022 - Dan Wilson, Whistler Centre for Sustainability
  • Highway 3 Destination Development & Regional Update, Emilie Cayer-Huard, Kootenay Rockies Tourism
  • Networking till Noon

The event is free to attend and includes coffee, tea and a deluxe continential breakfast available all morning.

Thank you to Kootenay Rockies Tourism and the Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge for partnering with Tourism Fernie on this event.

Tourism Fernie Annual General Meeting will be scheduled between 9am-9:30am that will include a review of the organization, its 2018 financials and a election for the four Board of Director positions available.

Nominees for the available four board positions, two within the Accommodation Category and two within the Non-Accommodation Category, are:

  • Jeremiah Pauw, Super 8 Fernie
  • Andy Cohen, Lizard Creek Lodge
  • Scott Gilmet, Park Vacation Management
  • Pierre Dupont, Le Grand Fromage
  • Mark Ormandy, Legends Restaurant
  • Andrew Hayden, Fernie Distillers

View more about the current Board of Directors and About Tourism Fernie


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