AITS Schedule

Wednesday May 10th

Marble Mountain Resort in the Town of Steady Brook

Pre-Summit Cultural & Well Being Offerings

An open time for participants to drop in to engage with Indigenous experience providers

9am – 10am Outdoor Yoga with Jodie

10am – 11am Outdoor Land & Sea Indigenous Culinary Experience with Upper Humber Settlement and Wild Island Kitchen

10am – 12pm Mi’kmaq Quillwork Workshop with Melissa Peter Paul on main level

Pre-Summit Indigenous Tourism Workshops

An open time for participants to take part in a series of structured industry information sessions.

12pm – 1pm – Indigenous Guide and Host Networking Workshop (light lunch included) in upper level

1pm – 2pm – Firecircle Information Session on the main level

1pm – 2pm – Nova Scotia Authenticity Information Session on upper level

2pm – 3pm – ITAC The Original Original Information Session on main level

3pm – 4pm – ITAC Indigenous Tourism Marketing Information Session on main level

2:00pm – 6:30pm Indigenous Artisan Market

The Indigenous Artisan Market will be hosted on the main level and will be open to participants and the general public.

6:00pm – 9:00pm Atlantic Indigenous Tourism Summit Welcome Networking Event

A special networking event on the upper level for summit participants that will showcase wild cuisine, Indigenous artisans, and Indigenous musicians.

Thursday May 11th - Daytime

Corner Brook Civic Center in the City of Corner Brook

  • 9:00am – 9:30am           Atlantic Indigenous Tourism Summit Welcome

    9:30am – 10:55am         Atlantic Indigenous Tourism Association Presentations


    11:00am – 11:55am       Panel Discussion – Indigenous Tourism Past to Present


    12:00pm – 12:20pm       Drumming Performance by the Sandwich Bay Residential School Drummers


    12:20pm – 1:00pm         Buffett Lunch


    1:00pm – 1:55pm           Presentation on Indigenous Tourism in Canada


    2:00pm – 2:55pm           Panel Discussion – Opportunities in the Indigenous Tourism Industry


    3:00pm – 3:55pm           Panel Discussion – How to Indigenize Destinations


    4:00pm – 4:15pm           Closing

Thursday May 11th - Evening

Marble Mountain Resort in the Town of Steady Brook

6:00pm – 10:00pm Atlantic Indigenous Tourism Summit Gala Event

A formal celebration of Indigenous Tourism in Atlantic Canada with a sit-down family shared plate style meal of wild cuisine, awards, performances, and a gift exchange