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    Edmonton Partnership Boost Event Marketing

      Edmonton Destination Marketing Hotels (EDMH) and Explore Edmonton Corporation have formalized a partnership which creates a powerhouse in event attraction and marketing of the City of Edmonton. The two organizations signed a Memorandum of Understanding where EDMH will provide important marketing funds to Explore Edmonton to bolster marketing initiatives in the city’s tourism and hospitality sector. This is a key step as Edmonton looks to recover from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic. “While we’ve been working together for a…

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  • Canadian City Seeks Accreditation as Safe Destination for Travel, Business

    Edmonton will soon be the first Canadian destination with a health and safety designation. Explore Edmonton is collaborating with its tourism and hospitality industries to pursue a city-wide Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) Star accreditation. “Edmonton’s tourism, hospitality and events industries will play an important role in our region’s post-COVID recovery, getting people back to work, welcoming travellers back to the city and delivering important economic and social benefits to our region,” says Maggie Davison, acting CEO of Explore Edmonton.…

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  • Pandemic Positives? Event Venues Pivot for Public Good

    Convention centres have been hit hard by COVID-19, with many still seeing staff layoffs and rising budget deficits nine months into the pandemic. Although a coronavirus vaccine is on the way, there’s still a long road ahead as it may be summer or even longer until the vaccine is available to everyone. And then, even after the health crisis is under control, attendees may not flock back to in-person events, at least right away. As a result, venues are expected…

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