Tourism mixer happening Oct. 10 in Comox Valley, not Oct. 11

A destination marketing and visitor services opportunities session and industry mixer happens Oct. 10, not Oct. 11 as reported.

The Vancouver Island Visitor Centre, Comox Valley Economic Development and Tourism, together with industry partners, are hosting a destination marketing and visitor services opportunities session and industry mixer.

It happens Oct. 10, not Oct. 11 as reported Friday in the Comox Valley Record.

The session will include media outreach and communication strategies, highlight the changing visitor profile and data captured at the VIVC, explore return on investment advertising strategies and leveraging opportunities at the VIVC and the Comox Valley Airport.

Speakers include Kate Rogers, executive director for Tourism, Tartan Group; Emma Payton and Lisa Henderson, Better Mousetrap Marketing; and Kelly Barnie, manager, Vancouver Island Visitor Centre.

Following afternoon sessions, an informal networking event will provide businesses the opportunity to mingle with speakers, fellow industry partners and guests.

Attendees are welcome to attend all or portions of the event, although space is limited.

Registration and more event details are at discovercomoxvalley.com/opportunities-sessions-and-mixer.

— Comox Valley Economic Development

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