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Thank You To Our Impact 2023 Speakers

We were pleased to welcome the following speakers for the 2023 IMPACT Conference. 2024 speakers will be added to this page once confirmed. Please check back for updates, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter for speaker announcements.


2023 Co-Chair

Associate Professor and School Director - Royal Roads Univserity 

2023 Co-Chair

Director of Partnerships - Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada

President & CEO - 

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board

CEO - Geazone Eco Courier

President & CEO - GreenStep Solutions INC.

Founder - CHIWARA CO

President & CEO - Tourism Industry Association of Canada

Founder - Dinjii Zhuh Adventures

Associate, Partnerships, Global Markets - BMO Radicle

Director of Operations, North America - Intrepid Travel

Associate Professor - Toronto Metropolitan University

President & CEO - Trans Canada Trail

Executive Director Strategic Initiatives, Destination Development - Destination Canada

Sustainable Development Manager - Tourisme Montreal

Director of Sales - Bullfrog Power

Development Manager - Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC)

Director of Program Operations - Synergy Foundation

Owner - Moccasin Trails

General Manager - Synergy Enterprises

Executive Vice President - Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau

Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport - Government of B.C

Expedition Leader - Adventure Canada

Vice President, Transportation Services - HTEC

Vice President Engineering - Marriott Hotels

CEO - The Travel Foundation

Founder - Rooted

Global Director Sales - SHARC Energy

Senior Director, Project Development, Western Canada + National Lead, Agriculture Infrastructure - Canadian Infrastructure Bank

Founder/Board Chair & Founder/President - TOP Carbon Capture Inc & TOP Cannabis Tourism

Biologist - Satinflower Nurseries

Founder & CEO - Crosscurrent Collective

Development Manager - Zero Ceiling

Director of Industry Development, 

Indigenous Tourism Alberta

President and Chief Executive Officer - Destination Canada

Vice President, Chief Trail Experience Officer - Trans Canada Trail

Mayor - Victoria BC

Chief Behavior Officer - BehaviorSMART

Co-Founder & Managing Partner - Sugar Sheet Paper & Social Print Paper ltd.

Manager - Environmental Processes And Programs, Air Canada

CEO - Fáilte Ireland

President & CEO - Tourism HR Canada

Global Water Futures Chair in Water & Climate Security - United Nations University Institute of Water, Environment & Health

Director of Destination Development and Financial Assistance Programs - Tourisme Montréal

CEO & Co-Founder - Origen Air

CISV Canada Youth Representative - CISV Canada

Executive Director - RAD Recreation Adapted Society

Owner - Tutchone Tours

Managing Director - Under the Stump

CEO - Tourism Industry Association of British Columbia

A/Director, Climate and Environment - Vancouver Airport Authority

Program Manager, Toronto Metro University, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC)

Creative Manager - 

Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada