The 2017 Board of Directors was sworn-in to office on Thursday, December 8, 2016 by his worship, Mayor Al McDonald. The executive was then elected that evening. The 2017 Executive is: Chair Brad Gavan, 1st Vice-chair Charles Elliott, 2nd Vice-chair Tanya Bedard, Treasurer Jake Lacourse and Past-chair John Strang. The 2017 Directors include: Thomas Brown, Paul Daigle, Rob Deleo, Elizabeth Evans, Marc Rancourt, Peter Rooney, Andrea Silveri and Ed Valenti.
$16 Billion Ontario Tourism Gap Requires a Dedicated Government Strategy: North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce
Lost Revenue From The Province’s Tourism Industry Impacting Job Creation and Growth
North Bay, ON, November 17, 2016: Today, the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce (NBDCC) in partnership with the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) has released new data that reveals a significant tourism opportunity gap when compared to international growth rates. According to the organization’s report, Closing the Tourism Gap: Creating a Long-Term Advantage for Ontario, Ontario has foregone nearly $16 billion in visitor spending between 2006 and 2012 by not keeping up with global growth trends. While this year has been a strong year for tourism in Ontario, it is important that this recent growth is translated into long-term, sustainable gains in tourism visitation.
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