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Tourism Brantford's Shop Local Gift Guide

Posted on Monday, December 07, 2020 10:00 AM

Tourism Brantford's Shop Local Gift Guide

Just in time for the holidays, we've created a few themed gift guides to help you shop local this year! All items can be purchased from local businesses here in Brantford. Please remember to practice current health guidelines, and consider reaching out to these businesses to ask about alternative shopping options, like curb side pickup or delivery.

Gifts for Health and Wellness 

Bridge and groom holding hands.

Consider A Pop-Up Wedding At The Rope Factory Event Hall

Posted on Thursday, December 03, 2020 10:00 AM

Consider A Pop-Up Wedding At The Rope Factory Event Hall

As we move forward, businesses in the meeting and event industry are finding innovative ways to offer their products and services to align with public health and safety guidelines.

The Rope Factory Event Hall is one of Brantford’s premier meeting and event spaces, with 5,000 square feet of adaptable space, located in the historic Cordage Heritage Village.  The rustic, open space is a popular option for corporate parties, comedy and music...


Tourism Brantford Attends OMCA Virtual Marketplace 2020

Posted on Thursday, November 19, 2020 12:00 AM

The Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA) held its annual Marketplace event virtually this year for the first time in its ninety-one years of existence.  Amber Kane, Corporate Tourism & Sponsorship Coordinator with Tourism Brantford attended OMCA Virtual Marketplace on November 9, 2020 and met with twenty-four buyers from the group travel industry. The group travel industry is a diverse contributor to local tourism and includes student travel and luxury coach tours.

Buyers in attendance...


Salvation Army Gift Card Drive

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2020 12:00 AM

This holiday season, help make a difference in the lives of families right here in our community!

The Salvation Army’s Community Christmas Hamper Program serves individuals and families who are on a limited income and need a hand up this holiday season. This year, in order to help ensure the safety of both volunteers and recipients, the Salvation Army will be running a Gift Card Drive.

Those interested in making a donation can purchase a gift card, of any amount, and drop it off at the Brantford...


2020 TIAC Tourism Congress Goes Virtual and Free!

Posted on Friday, November 06, 2020 12:00 AM

It’s been a hard year for the tourism sector. From reduced revenues and employee layoffs, to businesses having to close their doors either temporarily, or in some cases permanently, the tourism industry was hit the hardest during the pandemic and will take the longest to recover.

Each year, the Tourism Industry Association of Canada hosts the TIAC Tourism Congress. The congress is a large-scale conference and networking event for tourism industry professionals to learn about best...