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May 08, 2014

Marketing Activities in Canada

U.S. Pavilion at International Tourism and Travel Show
MICE Market Webinar Audio Replay Available
Special Advertising Offer from Meetings + Incentive Travel Magazine

MICE Webinar Net Audio Replay

In case you missed it, the recently presented MICE Market Webinar is now available on net audio replay. Register to hear these market experts provide valuable information about how to capitalize on meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions business from Canada to the United States:

  • Sonja Chilcott, Publisher, Meetings + Incentive Travel
  • Mark Brown, Canada Travel Program Manager, U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel and Tourism Office
  • Ruth Williamson, Senior Commercial Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, Toronto
  • Sue Bissi, Travel and Tourism Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, Montreal
  • Louise Doré, Travel and Tourism Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, Ottawa

This webinar was developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Travel and Tourism Industries and the U.S. Commercial Service Travel & Tourism Team, in cooperation with Meetings + Incentive Travel magazine.

Register here to listen to this presentation: https://emenuapps.ita.doc.gov/ePublic/event/editWebReg.do?SmartCode=4Q63. The fee for the replay is $25.00.

Special Advertising Offer from Meetings + Incentive Travel Magazine of Canada

As a result of this webinar, Sonja Chilcott, the publisher of Meetings + Incentive Travel magazine is making a special offer for U.S. suppliers: a full-page, full-color ad in M+IT’s August issue, mailing July 7th: a discount of 20% off rate card, making the full-page ad $4,000 net. This issue will be direct-mailed to almost 18,000 Canadian Business event planners and will include the Annual IncentiveWorks show guide promotion. Please contact Ms. Chilcott at schilcott@meetingscanada.com to take advantage of this special offer.

International Tourism and Travel Show 2014

The U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Consulate General in Montreal invites you to participate as an exhibitor in the U.S. Pavilion during the 26th edition of the International Tourism and Travel Show (ITTS) 2014. The ITTS is taking place in Montreal, Canada, on October 24 - 26, 2014. The show is one of the largest in Canada, attracting over 33,000 visitors and representatives from more than 300 destinations.
For its 4th consecutive year, the U.S. Pavilion is offering U.S. destinations a value added and cost effective program. This year, the U.S. Pavilion will be strategically located to provide exhibitors with higher visibility and exposure. Commercial Service will be hosting a VIP networking luncheon on October 23rd to allow each U.S. exhibitor a chance to promote their unique destination to an audience of both trade and media professionals.

You are invited to join this exciting event and take advantage of the U.S. Commercial Service support in order to connect with key industry professionals and endorse your destination directly to Canadian travelers.

Attached is a promotional flyer that provides more information on the benefits of being a U.S. Pavilion exhibitor. Please complete the attached registration form and submit it as soon as possible to reserve your space.

If you have any questions or require additional information, please feel free to contact us:

Sue Bissi
Travel & Tourism Specialist
U.S. Consulate General Montreal
U.S. Department of Commerce | International Trade Administration
Tel: (514) 908-3673
Fax: (514) 398-0711
Email: sue.bissi@trade.gov

U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service Background
The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in more than 100 U.S. cities and in nearly 80 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. Their website address is http://www.export.gov/industry/travel. See also https://www.trade.gov/cs

U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, National Travel and Tourism Office (NTTO), 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Mail Stop 10003, Washington, DC 20230; Phone:(202) 482-0140; Fax: (202) 482-2887; Email: otti@trade.gov