NIC Reception

The students of the North Island College Tourism and Hospitality Program will be hosting a post Tourism Vancouver Island Pro-D Day reception featuring Marsha Walden, CEO of Destination British Columbia, on Wednesday, March 25th at the Westerly Hotel and Convention Centre, Courtenay, BC in the Comox Room at 3:30pm.

All attendees of the Tourism Vancouver Island Pro-D Day will receive a complimentary Reception  ticket should you select that option during the Pro-D Day registration process. For those only wanting to attend the reception: Reception only tickets are available for $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and may be purchased by contacting Brianna Faucher or Kayla Pedscalny, Event Registration Coordinators at or call 250-334-5292.

The reception admission includes appetizers/tapas, networking activities and there will be a cash bar available. Speakers include Marsha Walden, President and CEO of Destination British Columbia and Nancy Arsenault, Tourism Café Canada, on how to Collaborate to Compete in the tourism industry. There will also be a small trade show of regional business and tour operators looking to collaborate. Take this opportunity to meet and network with fellow industry representatives while also connecting with North Island College students studying the industry.

A big THANK YOU goes to the reception sponsors who have made this student event possible this year! Thank you to Nancy Arsenault of Tourism Café Canada. If you would like to sponsor this event, or donate a door prize, please contact Emily Keiver, Donations & Sponsorship Coordinator at or call 250-334-5292. If you would like to rent a table for the trade show, for more information please contact Hardev Singh, Exhibitor Coordinator at or call 250-334-5292. Tables for the trade show are limited, so do not delay!

Thank You to our
Pro D Day sponsors!

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