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    • Author Tourism London
    • Date February 12, 2020
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      Culture & Entertainment
  • WOODSTOCK, Ont., February 11, 2020 -  The Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation (SWOTC) recently announced the finalists for the 2019 Innovation Awards to be presented at the annual Ontario’s Southwest Tourism Conference; being held in Chatham-Kent on March 3rd and 4th.

    Innovator of the Year finalists includes Forest City Culinary, Lambton Heritage Museum, and Texas Long Horn Ranch. Innovator of the Year award recognizes businesses, organizations and leaders who are building the tourism industry within Ontario’s Southwest with purpose and passion.

    Innovative Experience of the Year finalists includes Culture City X, hosted by London Arts Council, Sweetest Smell on Earth – Maple Dining Experience, hosted by Richardson’s Farm, and Truffle Camp, hosted by Chocolatea. Innovative Experience of the Year award recognizes meaningful experiences, events, and programming offered to travellers that are telling the stories of Ontario’s Southwest.

    “Board and Staff at Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation have the pleasure of showcasing what’s special about tourism in Ontario’s Southwest, and it can be attributed to the hard work, creativity and talent of those working in the tourism industry here. The OSW Innovation Awards give us all a chance to celebrate success, learn from leaders, and cheer each other on.” Joanne Wolnik, Tourism Development Manager, Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation.

    Ontario's Southwest Tourism Conference

    SWOTC will host the 9th annual Ontario’s Southwest Tourism Conference for over 200 tourism professionals on March 3rd - 4th at John D. Bradley Convention Centre in Chatham. The conference allows businesses and individuals to expand their knowledge on current happenings in the tourism industry from tourism experts from across Canada. Winners of the Innovation Awards will be announced on March 4th at the conference.

    Registration for the conference is open at a rate of $150. For more details, visit www.oswconference.com 

    Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation

    Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation operates as a non-profit organization, working collaboratively with tourism stakeholders and municipal tourism offices to champion tourism as a vital economic driver. This regional tourism organization spans ten municipal tourism offices from Windsor to Cayuga in Haldimand County. 

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