Travel Manitoba Tourism Conference

When: Thursday September 19, 2019 – 7:30am – 3:00pm

Where: Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown – 288 Portage Avenue / Winnipeg, MB

Event Description: Join your industry peers and attend the 2019 Manitoba Tourism Conference.  The Conference is a bi-annual forum for the tourism industry to learn the latest trends, share new ideas and explore ways to collaborate with partners. The focus of this year’s conference will be The Future of Tourism: Driving Tourism Growth, with keynote addresses from Aprajita Jain from Google and David Chalk, Technology Navigator & Futurist.


Conference Presentations

Think Outside of The Box: How to Maximize Your Marketing Efforts Through Fish Hunt Media

The Fish Hunt sector is growing and now is the time to align your business with this industry! Come and learn more about who the Fish Hunt consumer is and how you can partner with this industry to enhance your business.


Take Your Social Media to the Next Level

So you’ve got your Facebook page and your Instagram set up and running—now what? Learn some tips on upping your social media game through advertising and figure out who you’re talking to and if this stuff is working by looking at your analytics. Discover some tips and tricks to increase engagement and get your brand noticed by a larger audience.


Digital Ads for Digital Advertising Newbs 

  • What are digital ads? Why should I care?
  • Own The Internet aka. digital advertising channels
  • Digital ads DOs and DON’Ts
  • You Can’t Go Home Again: picking the right landing page (and/or building *true* landing pages)
  • Tips for building your own digital ads (without an Adobe Creative Suite, even!)


How to Work with Travel Influencers

Influencer marketing is a increasingly popular way for tourism businesses to promote themselves and impact consumer travel decisions. Why should you work with travel bloggers, Instagrammers and You Tubers? Who is the right influencer for you? How do you engage in a partnership with them? To pay or not to pay? Jillian Recksiedler, senior content specialist, shares how Travel Manitoba navigates the buzzworthy world of travel influencers.


Working with the Travel Trade

Want to reach customers in key international Markets beyond Canadian borders eg UK, Germany, China, Australia, USA….Join in a session where you can learn how to work with the travel trade and gain access to markets you could never reach by yourself.


Are you there, Clickthroughs? It’s me, Google Analytics

The Who/What/Where/When/Why of Google Analytic campaign traffic. This session is for partners *already* running any digital ad campaigns and for those who have (or are planning to have) Google Analytics already live on their websites. This session is not for experienced GA users as this session will focus more on usage than an analytics deep dive.


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