International Indigenous Tourism Conference

The International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) is an annual conference bringing together people interested and invested in creating and contributing towards the Indigenous tourism industry.

This year, the 9th annual International Indigenous Tourism Conference is being hosted in Winnipeg, Manitoba from September 29 – October 1, 2020.

2021 Request For Proposal (RFP)

ITAC is currently seeking interest from potential organizations to co-host and support management of the 2021 International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC). Any non-profit, profit, Indigenous or non-Indigenous organization or event planner is eligible to submit regardless of location or ownership from anywhere in Canada.

The IITC has been successfully built in partnership with ITAC for the past 8 years having been delivered in British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. ITAC has continued to build the IITC registration delegate lists and is prepared to share information from prior conference planning to the successful host organization interested in co-hosting the 2021 IITC.

The RFP form and submission must be received by the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada by March 31st, 2020 2:00 PM PST. Submissions must be sent via email to Keith@IndigenousTourism.ca.

Download 2021 RFP

2019 IITC

Last year, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) was proud to host the 8th annual IITC in Syilx Territory at the Delta Hotels by Marriot Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia from November 12 to 14, 2019.

The 2019 IITC exceeded expectations with sold-out success and brought together Indigenous tourism operators from across Canada and around the world for three days of sharing best practices and networking. Delegates from across the globe participated in panel discussions, breakout sessions, keynote presentations and local cultural experiences.

Click here to view presentations from 2019 IITC.

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