"The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking." — Albert Einstein
Growing Rural Tourism 2019 will feature a great selection of speakers and experts from across the country. Each of our speakers have been specifically chosen because they are exciting, dynamic and invested in using their sessions to educate our attendees.
The Growing Rural Tourism Conference supports continuous learning and innovative educational opportunities for rural Alberta business. This year we will partially sponsor individual business owners or managers to attend the Growing Rural Tourism Conference.
Individual business owners, managers and full-time students who:
The scholarship will pay 50% of a regular conference registration. All travel and accommodation expenses are the responsibility of the participant.
Applications are not yet open for the 2019 Growing Rural Tourism Conference Scholarship. Please check back to see when the application is available.
Space is limited to 25 participants, and will be offered on a first come, first served basis to eligible applicants. The conference committee will review the applications and notify the successful candidates.
The purpose of Alberta Shows Off is to showcase Alberta made products and to assist conference participants in connecting with key services and resources and to provide participants with vital contact information.
The Alberta Shows Off evening has not been determined yet for the 2019 Growing Rural Tourism Conference. Please check back regularily to see when it will take place. Thank you!
There are a lot of great places to stay near the conference in Camrose. Below you can see the Growing Rural Tourism Conference Hotel Block:
** Please mention that you are a Growing Rural Tourism Delegate when booking at the hotel of your choice to recieve one of the blocked off rooms.
The Growing Rural Tourism Conference would not be possible if it was not for the generous support of our partners. We are extremely grateful for their help in making the Conference possible!
If you are interested in becoming a Partner/Sponsor of the Growing Rural Tourism Conference, please see the Partnership form by clicking here.
Please join us in thanking the following organizations:
The 2017 conference was a huge success with the theme "Ignite the Change". We are extremely excited about this year's conference where we will "Be the Change".
The following awards were given out on Wednesday February 21st during the 11th Annual Growing Rural Tourism Awards Gala: