OAKVILLE, ON — New dates have been announced for Granite Travel Trade Expos that will take the travel trade events cross-country to Western Canada, The Maritimes and additional cities in Ontario this fall.
Following the success of inaugural spring shows last month, the events will visit the following cities during the fall season:
- Edmonton, AB – Oct. 3
- Victoria, BC – Oct. 4
- Surrey, BC – Oct. 5
- St. John’s NFLD – Oct. 16
- Halifax, NS – Oct. 18
- Moncton, NB – Oct. 19
- Ottawa, ON – Nov. 6
- Pickering/Ajax, ON – Nov. 7
- Vaughan, ON – Nov. 8
- Burlington, ON – Nov. 9
The event series are designed to connect industry suppliers and top-producing travel agents for interactive consultations and presentations. More than 20 travel suppliers, including Tauck, Manulife, St. Kitts, Expedia, Porter, and Bahia Principe Hotels and Resorts, and more than 325 travel agents attended the spring Granite Travel Trade Expos, which took place in the key Ontario markets of Kitchener/Waterloo, Hamilton, Mississauga and Barrie. In each city, 15-minute presentations by suppliers were followed by a trade show, dinner and prize giveaways.
On the series’ cross-Canada expansion, Bradley Dean, Partner, Granite Productions, said: “The expansion of our Granite Travel Trade Expos is a direct response to the success of our April shows and industry demand to bring it to other markets. The feedback we received from attendees was overwhelmingly positing and we had a lot of agents asking if we were bringing the show to their communities. We’re very excited to do that this fall.”
Joe Scardigno, National Account Manager, Canada at Tauck who attended the spring shows, added: “The energy and buzz from the event in Mississauga were so good to see. It was great to meet so many new people and have face-to-face conversations again. Tauck and I look forward to being a part of future Granite Travel Trade Expos.”
Suppliers are encouraged to register for the fall expos early. For exhibit and sponsorship opportunities, contact Bradley Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Granite Travel Trade Expos go to https://granitetravelexpos.com/.