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Sport Networking Meeting Recap: September 12, 2019

Sport Networking Meeting Recap: September 12, 2019

Welcome Home2 Suites by Hilton Brantford and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brantford collaboratively hosted September’s Sport Networking Meeting.  After the presentations, something a little different took place: attendees were provided with a guided tour of each property including two guestrooms and the hotel amenities. A delicious lunch was prepared and enjoyed by all, many raving about the melt-in-your-mouth chocolate chip cookies. A big thank you to both hotels for the genero...
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Maintaining Respectful Workplaces Workshop

Maintaining Respectful Workplaces Workshop

The City of Brantford Economic Development & Tourism Department, in partnership with the Cultural Human Resources Council (CHRC), is supporting efforts to address all kinds of harassment in arts workplaces and to lay the groundwork for respectful workplaces as the norm in the cultural sector. The Respectful Workplaces in the Arts program will ensure that artists and arts organizations across Canada have the tools, resources and training to prevent harassment of any kind, and build resp...
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Come have a coffee with us in support of The Alzheimer Society!

Come have a coffee with us in support of The Alzheimer Society!

Coffee Break® is a major nationwide annual fundraiser where friends, co-workers and customers gather in communities across Canada to raise funds for their local Alzheimer Society. On September 19, visit the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre on your Coffee Break to make a donation in exchange for a cup of coffee. The money raised stays in our community to help support local programs and services.
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Meet the Tourism Brantford Staff

Meet the Tourism Brantford Staff

Tourism Brantford is a destination marketing organization that seeks to promote the City of Brantford and its wealth of tourism assets and attractions. The members of our highly energetic and dynamic team come from varying academic backgrounds and work experiences, but we all share a passion for travel and tourism—especially when it comes to our great city.  We have six full-time staff and five part-time staff members on our motivated team, each with a unique role in helping to grow ...
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Explore Six Nations of the Grand River

Explore Six Nations of the Grand River

With the 40th Annual Grand River Champion of Champions Pow Wow rapidly approaching at the end of next month (July 26-28, 2019), you may be thinking about planning a trip to our neighbouring community of Six Nations of the Grand River.
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2019 Tourism Ambassador – Cory Vitiello

2019 Tourism Ambassador – Cory Vitiello

The Drake Hotel, The Harbord Room, THR&CO, Flock Rotisserie and Greens. If you are a foodie, you will certainly recognize all of these restaurant names.  Aside from all of these establishments serving delicious food, they also share one more thing in common with each other: Brantford native Cory Vitiello has been the chef at all of them. Vitiello, 39, is one of Brantford’s biggest culinary success stories and one of the City’s 2019 Tourism Ambassadors. Born and raised in Br...
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2019 Tourism Ambassador: Paul Szczechura

2019 Tourism Ambassador: Paul Szczechura

Brantford is recognized around the world for being the birthplace of the ‘The Great One,’ and visitors immersed in the field of athletics know Brantford as the ‘Tournament Capital of Ontario.’ Brantford welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, particularly for sports due to our large number of tournaments and some of our larger hosting responsibilities, such as the 2017 Ontario ParaSport Games and the upcoming 2021 Ontario 55+ Winter Games. It’s a great ...
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