Hotel Association of Canada's National Conference

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Canadian Hotel Investment Conference

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Western Canadian Lodging Conference

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Hotel Capital Connection

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Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit

Canadian Restaurant Operators Summit

Canadian Tourism Marketing Summit


  • Great information, great topic selection for seminars, attendees are important players in the industry which makes this a great networking event for sharing insight and ideas.
    Justin LussierCEO, Famoso, Inc.
  • The CTMS was of tremendous value to our organization. The speakers were excellent and the opportunity to network with industry colleagues provides helpful insights as we plan our marketing.
    Minto SchneiderGeneral Manager, Waterloo Regional Tourism Marketing Corp.
  • CHIC offers a great opportunity to take the temperature of the industry as it relates to development design and construction. I have consistently made strong connections at the conference and it affords me an opportunity to maintain our leadership position in the hospitality design world.
    Gordon MackayPartner, Mackay Wong Strategic Design
  • WCHRIC (now WCLC) is a well-organized event shared by those with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the room. I thought there was a great balance of diverse backgrounds in the speakers chosen, which offered different expertise, opinions and viewpoints. The calibre of the people at the conference was the highlight for me. I appreciated the built in networking time.
    Aleksa MrdjenovichPresident, Nova Hotels
  • CRIS provides an excellent opportunity to understand the economic and consumer trends affecting the restaurant industry.  There were meaningful insights that we will be able to apply to the Boston Pizza brand both in the short and medium horizons.
    Steve SilverstoneEVP Marketing, Boston Pizza International
  • WCLC is a good networking forum and an opportunity to renew contacts over the year.
    Ron GrantRegional Director, Franchise Development, Realstar Hospitality