The Butchart Chronicles : March 24, 2017

Newsletter - Upcoming Media & Trade Shows

Have you visited our website? There's a dedicated section for Media.



Canada Media Marketplace 2017

 April 3-5, 2017; New York, NY

In April,  Daphne Gardner, Manager of Public Relations is attending Canada Media Marketplace which is the annual show presented by Destination Canada.  The event brings together the best in U.S. travel media with Canadian tourism organizations.  CMM is a great place to gather new story ideas about The Gardens.

TMAC 2017: 

May 24 – 27th - Québec City, QC. 

The Travel Media Association of Canada brings together the country’s most highly respected professional travel writers, bloggers, photographers, videographers and tourism industry experts.  Their mission is to foster excellence through programs such as the TMAC Awards, to uphold ethical standards, to promote professional development and to encourage the exchange of ideas and information about travel.  Daphne Gardner is attending this year’s conference.  

Some of the ways we promote Victoria and The Gardens.

For consumers:

San Francisco Flower & Garden Show
San Mateo CA; April 5 – 9, 2017

The San Francisco Flower & Garden Show  is one of the top exhibitions of its kind in the United States. Visitors to the show will stroll through beautifully designed gardens complete with trees, shrubs and flowers in full bloom. Demonstrations and seminars by world-class floral designers will educate and inspire the home gardener to create their own garden space.  Professional gardeners and nursery owners will be on hand to answer gardening questions and offer solutions for those nagging garden problems. Browse a wide selection of specialty shops featuring flowers, plants, gifts and tools.

Calgary Horticultural Society 2017 Garden Show
Calgary, AB; April 29 - 30, 2017

The Garden Show is THE event of the year for Alberta's gardening community and is a 2-day celebration of gardening and gardening lifestyle.  The show shines a spotlight on dozens of high-profile, informative local speakers.  It showcases hundreds of exhibitors, has hands-on fun family activities, and honours the skills of top gardeners through fun and inspiring competitions.

For Travel Trade:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida; April 20 – 21

As the largest and only official conference of the cruise industry, Cruise360 brings together travel professionals, cruise line representatives, ports & destinations, industry suppliers of the cruise industry.

Active America China
Portland, Oregon; April 23 – 25, 2017

China is the fastest growing inbound tourism market to North America and Active America China and is the only show in North America that is 100% dedicated to building inbound Chinese tourism. Tour operators who attend Active America China are from companies responsible for over 40% of all tourism to North America. Presentations provide the most up to date information on the state of the current inbound market as well as providing best-practice tips on marketing to the Chinese traveler.

Rendezvous Canada
Calgary, AB. May 8 – 12, 2017

Tour operators and travel trade media from around the globe gather as the 4 day event showcases the rich diversity of Canada and contributes to the prosperity and growth of our tourism industry.   Josh Bickerton and Alison Lindsay from Public Relations are attending.

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