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Start Promoting Your 2020 Events Now!

Start Promoting Your 2020 Events Now!

Marketing local events can be a considerable challenge for small businesses, organizations and community groups—especially with a limited budget and staff to help you do so. To increase attendance at your planned events for 2020, you need to start marketing now—and Tourism Brantford can help you! Brantford residents, organizations and visitors come to Tourism Brantford for information about local community events and festivals. Our social media, e-newsletters and blog posts hig...
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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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Kayanase: Longhouse Ganǫsa’ǫ:weh

Kayanase: Longhouse Ganǫsa’ǫ:weh

Kayanase is a greenhouse, ecological restoration and eco-tourism company specializing in traditional ecological knowledge and native plant species. The company, located at 993 Highway 54 in Ohsweken, is continually growing to accurately and appropriately represent the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee (People of the Longhouse) while providing cultural, social, educational and economic benefits to the community of Six Nations and beyond. Their mission is to restore the health and beauty o...
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 Win a Beautiful Basket of Goodies from Oakhill Marketplace Vendors!

Win a Beautiful Basket of Goodies from Oakhill Marketplace Vendors!

by Valerie VanDixhoorn Imagine a place that has everything. From clothing to essential oils, dog treats to jewelry, home décor to kids toys. This place has got it all! Visit Oakhill Marketplace at their new location at 39 King George Rd. Open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sundays, Oakhill is the perfect retreat for all your shopping needs. This unique marketplace has a variety of items like paintings, pottery, shoes, sock monkeys,...
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Stop and Smell the Candles at Serenity

Stop and Smell the Candles at Serenity

by Valerie VanDixhoorn You’ve had a tough week, work has been hard, the kids are restless, and you just want some time to yourself. Visit Serenity Country Candles at 44 Holme Street in Brantford! This little candle shop is open Monday through Wednesday from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Stop by and enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee or tea (complimentary on your ...
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October 2019 Sporting Events

October 2019 Sporting Events

Brantford Blast Sr. A Hockey Date Vs. Start Time Location Oct. 11 Vs. Whitby Dunlops 7:30 p.m. Brantford & District Civic Centre Oct. 18 Vs. Hamilton Steelhawks 7:30 p.m. Brantford & District Civic Centre Oct. 25 Vs. Dundas Real McCoys 7:30 p.m. Brantford & District Civic Centre Brantford Bandits Jr. B – Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League Oct. 3 Vs. Elmira S...
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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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