Virtual Author Talks at Brantford Public Library

Posted on Monday, October 05, 2020 12:00 AM

Join some of Canada’s biggest and best authors for intimate online conversations with Brantford Public Library’s Thursday Night Author Talks series. The Author Talks are free and those interested can now register through the Library’s website.

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - Helen Humphreys, author of Rabbit Foot Bill 

The series will kick off Thursday, October 15 with an event featuring a discussion with bestselling author Helen Humphreys. Humphreys is one of the most-popular...


October Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Saturday, October 03, 2020 12:00 AM

Welcome to our October roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.

Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet.

Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to share with us? Comment...


Ontario Tourism Summit Goes Digital

Posted on Friday, October 02, 2020 12:00 AM

Celebrate your peers, and celebrate you at the first all-digital Ontario Tourism Summit on October 27 and 28, 2020. Each year, tourism industry leaders come together at the Ontario Tourism Summit to learn about revenue growth, support their local tourism industry, and celebrate excellence.

This year’s Ontario Tourism Summit (#OTS20) will tell the story of an industry recovering, led by exceptional leaders, and will show the world why Ontario is a global-leading tourism destination. You will learn...


Safe Travels Protocols and Stamp For Travel and Tourism Industries

Posted on Thursday, October 01, 2020 12:00 AM

The World Travel & Tourism Council compiled guidelines of health and safety protocols to assist eleven Travel & Tourism industries with recovery by encouraging alignment within each industry and building consumer confidence. These industries include Hospitality, Attractions, Outdoor Retail, Aviation, Airports, Short Term Rentals, Cruise, Tour Operators, Convention Centres and MICE, Car Rental and Insurance.

The Safe Travels protocols consist of four pillars:

  1. Operational and Staff Preparedness
  2. Ensuring...

Blog-THCR Reopening

Tim Hortons Community Room Reopening

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 12:00 AM

The team at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre is looking forward to welcoming guests back into the Tim Hortons Community Room starting October 1, 2020. The meeting room features approximately 500 square feet of adaptable space with tables and chairs, audiovisual equipment and a podium. Guidelines for rentals have been updated with increased health and safety protocols in response to COVID-19.

Meetings will be welcomed that fit within the following guidelines:

  1. Maximum 10 person capacity...