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HHBRTA's Regional Tourism Award Recognition Program

HHBRTA Launches 2022 Regional Tourism Award Recognition Program

Posted on Friday, December 10, 2021 04:03 PM

The Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association’s (HHBRTA) priority is to support regional tourism business and operators and they want to recognize the spirit and contributions these businesses make to the Ontario and Canadian Economy. Pre-pandemic, Ontario’s heritage, sport, tourism and culture sectors generated $75 billion dollars in economic activity and hundreds of thousands of jobs.

The HHBRTA introduced the Regional Tourism Awards Program in 2021 after many businesses adapted to the...

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5 Reasons to Book a Familiarization Tour in Brantford

Posted on Friday, November 12, 2021 09:00 AM

Tourism Brantford has dedicated staff to assist group tour operators and meeting industry professionals plan a successful and memorable visit to Brantford. A familiarization (FAM) tour is one of the services that Tourism Brantford provides, where you will spend a day in Brantford with a customized itinerary to experience a taste of local arts and culture, food and drink and shopping destinations. For meeting planners, it also provides the opportunity to do site visits at local venues and accommodation...

Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts

Industry Recognition at TIAO's 2021 Ontario Tourism Summit

Posted on Friday, November 12, 2021 09:00 AM

Tourism Brantford would like to congratulate all winners and finalists recognized at the 2021 Ontario Tourism Summit during the Safe Travels Stamp Award lunch on October 26, 2021. One winner from each of Ontario’s 13 tourism regions was determined by customer and resident votes to recognize each business’ outstanding efforts in adopting health and hygiene standardized protocols for the hospitality and tourism sector.

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts was named the winner of the...

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Tourism Brantford Grows Connections at CME Expo 2021

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021 12:22 PM

On October 19 and 20, 2021 Tourism Brantford attended the CME Expo, Canada’s largest marketplace for meeting and event professionals. The two-day event is specifically tailored for the business meeting and event industry to connect with suppliers, network with the industry, get inspired and learn about the latest trends, technology, best practices and more.

The 2021 CME Expo consisted of 100+ exhibitors and welcomed 1000+ attendees. Exhibitors included:  Domestic and international hotels and...

Digital Main Street Grants Program 3.0

Business Resource Centre Re-launches Digital Main Street Program

Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 12:47 PM

The Brantford-Brant Business Resource Enterprise Centre (BRC) has received a $15,000 grant from Digital Main Street Ontario for a Digital Service Squad (DSS) to help Brantford small businesses use digital technologies to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

Funding for the grant is provided by the federal program FedDev Ontario. This program is designed to help small businesses in the City of Brantford access the knowledge and skills they need to complete their digital transformation. Whether...