STEP St. John's to Host 2017 Atlantic Canada Event Summit in conjunction with Tim Hortons Brier
The City of St. John’s, in partnership with STEP St. John’s (Sport Tourism Event Partnership St. John’s), will play host to the third annual Atlantic Canada Event Summit. The Summit is being held March 8-10, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland in conjunction with the Tim Hortons Brier and will have Mayor Dennis O’Keefe serving as Honourary Chair. The Summit is Atlantic Canada’s only conference dedicated to the sport and major event hosting industry.
To bring Atlantic Canadian cities and destinations together to strengthen the spirit of collaboration in event hosting and to create opportunities for developing new business through partnership and learning
Event Atlantic was formed in 2015 as a non-profit association comprised of members from a number of sectors including; tourism, economic development, sport industry and various levels of governments from all four Atlantic Provinces.
The association works towards a number of key objectives including; the sharing of event hosting best practices, establishing consistent event measures, exploring joint event hosting opportunities for the region and marketing Atlantic Canada as an event hosting destination.