I’ve just finished a 2 day whirlwind business trip in Tokyo and met some great folks at the Ontario Tourism Partnership and Ontario Style Magazine. Here’s some coverage of the trip, unfortunately I don’t speak Japanese so I can’t tell you exactly what it says.
Ontario Style Blog
Their office in Japan is there to promote Ontario destinations to the Japanese independent traveler. Our timing couldn’t have been better as both of the representatives we met have plans to come to Toronto in early February and now as result of my visit they are coming to Peterborough as well.
Our team at GPA EDC is putting a custom “Familiarization Tour” itinerary together intended to showcase the area including local food and beverages. We expect more exposure as a result of this visit.
It goes to show you that you never know what your efforts will deliver. The key is to be active, promote, prospect and follow up.
Here is the Blog that I did on the GPA EDC sight.
Dan pioneered the practice of Creative Rural Economy, Economic Development in Prince Edward County, Ontario for 10 years until 2011. Now he is the President and CEO of the Greater Peterborough Economic Development Commission and the Greater Peterborough Innovation Cluster where his role has expanded to include both urban and rural creative economy work. Dan also speaks regularly to groups, organizations and conferences in order to help them grow their economies.
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