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Events & Development

Take advantage of the Destination Greater Victoria member network. A big part of Destination Greater Victoria's commitment to members is encouraging them to connect with the many services and advantages available with their membership. These include corporate events, member events, workshops and monthly mixers. All events promote networking and business development.

Our corporate and member events enhance the membership experience and help you make informed decisions about participating in the many member opportunities we provide. Browse the list of ongoing and upcoming events below. They’re designed to engage members with each other and Tourism Victoria.

For more information about member events offered by Destination Greater Victoria, please contact Member Services or call 250-414-6986 or 250-940-2244.

 

Destination Greater Victoria Business Plan Launch

Friday, February 14th at 10:00 a.m.
Victoria Conference Centre Theatre – 720 Douglas St.

Join us to learn more about Destination Greater Victoria’s plans for 2020 and how we will continue to deepen our partnerships and build business. We are excited to share our strategy and hope you can join us.
Registrations begins at 9:30am.

Please RSVP to [email protected]

 

Annual General Meeting

Thursday, April 30th

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Victoria

Destination Greater Victoria's Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an opportunity for members to meet, learn about our achievements, approve the audited financial statements and review the previous year's Annual Report. The AGM is also when Destination Greater Victoria honours tourism community leaders through our Miracle Award and Life Member Award.

Membership Matters Mixers

Join other members for a monthly mixer to network, exchange ideas and meet new contacts in a fun, informal environment.

Mixers are a great way to interact with other vibrant business people and enjoy tasty refreshments at a wide range of venues across Greater Victoria. Unless advertised otherwise, our mixers are reserved exclusively for Destination Greater Victoria members and their staff.

Be sure to save the date for our first Member Mixer of 2020. The mixer will take place on Thursday, January 23from 4:30-6:30 at the future home of Max Furniture located at 3460 Quadra St. in partnership with the Victoria Chamber of Commerce.

Join us for appies, refreshments from Spinnakers Brewpub and a great opportunity to connect with the Greater Victoria business community.

You can rsvp to [email protected]  

Shuttle service will be available compliments of Wilson’s Transportation leaving the Capital City Station on Douglas St. @ 4:15pm and departing Max Furniture for return to downtown at 6:15pm. Please include in your RSVP if you require the shuttle.

 

Seminars & Workshops

2020 Workshop Schedule

Stay up-to-date on a wide range of business topics. Destination Greater Victoria offers development workshops for members to help build and grow their business through networking and learning.

From business development tools to tourism industry updates and marketing techniques, our seminars and workshops (in addition to our eNewsletter) will keep you informed. Don’t miss these valuable learning opportunities.

Coffee Talks

We’re always interested in getting to know more about our members and keeping up-to-date on their business.

A Coffee Talk is a 20-minute informal presentation at Destination Greater Victoria’s Corporate Office where we learn about your business, your products and/or any new services you offer. They’re a great opportunity to meet our staff and explore how we can collaborate. A Coffee Talk is a powerful way to start your new membership or update us about your business. We also encourage you to present Coffee Talks to our staff at the Visitor Centre.

 

Annual Christmas Luncheon & Elections Meeting

Wednesday December 2, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

Held in early December each year, Destination Greater Victoria's Annual Christmas Luncheon combines a traditional turkey luncheon with fundraising efforts for the BC Hospitality Foundation, Destination Greater Victoria's Official Charity Partner.

The event includes a short elections meeting and introduction to the Board of Directors. One of our most popular events, the Christmas Luncheon is a great opportunity to network and get in the holiday spirit.

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