ADAPT 2020: A Webinar Series for Tourism

The ADAPT 2020 Webinar series is designed to support businesses and communities within Northern Ontario’s tourism industry through COVID-19 by providing resources and connections for today and the future. 


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Par où se lancer : Ressources, initiatives et outils  / Where to Start: Resources, Initiatives and Tools

Presented by: Isabelle de Bruyn, Project Manager, Tourism / Gestionnaire en tourisme – Société économique de l’Ontario (SÉO) and Marla Tremblay, Destination Northern Ontario

May 20th – 11:00am EDT

**Le webinaire se déroulera en français, avec un support bilingue (présentation PowerPoint).

  • Ressources, outils et programmes disponible pour aider votre entreprise à traverser la crise
  • Projets et initiatives liés au tourisme francophone dont votre entreprise pourrait bénéficier
  • Outils d’autoévaluation en ligne

**The Webinar will be in French with bilingual support (PowerPoint Presentation).

  • Resources, tools and programs available to help your business survive the pandemic
  • Francophone Tourism projects and initiatives that may be a fit for your business
  • Online Self-Assessment Tool

Registration Links:

>>For Northern Ontario Stakeholders

>>For All Other Locations


Experience Fishing

Presented by: Karen Jones, CEO of Karen Jones Consulting

May 21st – 11:00am EDT

Experience Fishing has proven to be an exciting, safe, family inclusive and instructive way to introduce the fun of fishing to beginners. The program is an ideal way for lodges and resorts to reach domestic markets and encourage new anglers including women, families with children and new Canadians to book a package.

Take advantage of this free program complete with online training resources designed for your business. Be ahead of the curve and allow Experience Fishing to help you access new markets when travel restrictions are lifted.

Registration Links:

>>For Northern Ontario Stakeholders

>>For All Other Locations


Marina Life While Respecting Social Distancing

Presented by: Rick Layzell, CEO, Boating Ontario Association

May 26th – 11:00am EDT

Defining expectations from the parking lot to the boat to the service shop, the fuel dock and everything in between.

Registration Links:

>>For Northern Ontario

>>For All Other Locations


Soyez inspirés – idées et solutions innovantes / Be inspired! Innovative Ideas & Solutions

Presented by: Isabelle de Bruyn, Project Manager, Tourism / Gestionnaire en tourisme – Société économique de l’Ontario (SÉO) and Marla Tremblay, Destination Northern Ontario

May 28th – 11:00am EDT

**Le webinaire se déroulera en français, avec un support bilingue (présentation PowerPoint).

Cette session vous fera découvrir de nouvelles perspectives, une série de recommandations et d’idées pour vous aider à passer à travers la crise.  Parmi les sujets abordés :

  • Le marketing et les communications
  • La rétention des employés et l’adaptation des opérations
  • Générer de nouvelles sources de revenus

**The Webinar will be in French with bilingual support (PowerPoint Presentation).

This workshop will provide insight, recommendations, and ideas on how to weather the storm.  Topics will include:

  • Marketing and communications
  • Staff retention and operations’ adaptation
  • Revenue generation

Registration Links:

>>For Northern Ontario

>>For All Other Locations

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