Burlington holds a Tourism Annual General Meeting in May of each year just prior to National Tourism Week. This AGM is an opportunity for partners to review the annual report of the previous year including a brief presentation on the audited financial report. The Board of Directors and committees are introduced and a keynote speaker or speaker panel is the highlight of the event. This is a great opportunity for partners to learn about new marketing initiatives and network with other tourism businesses. Registration is FREE! Contact us if you are interested in attending.
2020 AGM – POSTPONED to fall 2020
Celebrating 50 Years of Partnerships
Tourism Burlington turns 50 this year and we want you to join in our celebrations. At this annual meeting we will share successes over the past 50 years and highlight exciting new plans for the next 50! You will hear from other local tourism partners who are also marking milestones with special events and activities.
Invitations for this meeting will be sent out in April. For more information contact us.
2019 AGM – May 23, 2019 – Courtyard by Marriott
Tourism Burlington hosted their 2019 AGM at the new Courtyard by Marriott Burlington. The theme of the AGM was Festival Partnerships & Community Benefits. A speaker panel moderated by Chris Glenn Director of Parks & Recreation with the City talked about their festival, it’s economic impact and how local business can become engaged to maximize impact.
- Burlington Sound of Music Festival – Myles Rusak, Executive Director
- Bronte Creek Maple Syrup Festival – Sheila Wiebe, Marketing & Education Specialist maple success story with timings
- Canada Day Festival – Kristina Paolucci, Coordinator of Events, City of Burlington Canada Day -Tourism AGM Notes
For further information contact us.
2018 AGM – May 24, 2018 – Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park
Tourism Burlington hosted their Annual General Meeting on Thursday May 24, 2018 and the theme was attracting cycle tourists to Burlington businesses. A speaker panel talked about the benefits of drawing more cycle tourists and provided excellent tips on how to be cycle-friendly businesses. Speakers included Louisa Mursell from Ontario by Bike (Transportation Options), Danijel Ozimkovic Active Transportation Technologiest and Don Thorpe from the Burlington Cycling Committee and Kelyn Akuna from the Mattamy Cycling Centre. For more details refer to the Media Release AGM Tourism Burlington & NTW 18.
Below are the presentations from the meeting.
- Ontario by Bike Presentation – OBB at Tourism Burlington AGM
- Burlington Cycling Committee Presentation –Cycling Presentation for Tourism Burlington AGM – May 2018
To become an Ontario by Bike cycle friendly business refer to the information online. Local businesses interested in receiving bike racks for their establishment were encouraged to contact Dan Ozimkovic.