Join us for two days of keynote speakers, insights into industry trends, practical and insightful sessions, and plenty of networking opportunities.

The program will be populated as we confirm our speakers so keep checking this page.

Program Schedule

November 8–TIANB Annual Summit

4:30pm - 6:30pmRegistration

November 9 - TIANB Annual Summit

7:00am - 4:00pmmarketplace
7:00am - 8:00 amBreakfast - Marketplace
7:00 am–8:00 amRegistration
8:00am - 8:15amOpening remarks
Carol Alderdice
President and CEO - Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick

Welcome Remarks
Ginette Doiron
Chair - Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick
8:15am - 8:30amWelcome Remarks
Patricia Dunnett
President and Chair of the Indigenous Tourism Association of New Brunswick
8:30am – 9:30amEvolving Cannabis Tourism Opportunities in NB

Lara Wood Vice-President Operations Cannabis NB
9:30am – 10:30amPartnership and Investment in Tourism

Sadie Perron
Deputy Minister
10:30am – 11:00amBreak - Marketplace
11:00am – 12:00pmLocal Food and Beverage Strategy

Kathy Brewer Dalton
Assistant Deputy Ministe
Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm – 1:45pmDr. Jennifer Russell
Chief Medical Officer
2:00pm – 2:45pmHow can our industry lessen the impact
of Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence?

Silke Brabander
New Brunswick Human Trafficking Workgroup
Aubrey Heber
Community Outreach Support Worker
Elizabeth Fry Society New Brunswick
2:45pm – 3:15pmBreak/Marketplace
3:15pm – 4:15pmOur future labour pool
Future NB(FNB) K-12-When Worlds Connect

Ransford Lockhart
Experiential Learning Lead
Education and Childhood Development

To facilitate seating you will need to pick up your Selected Meal Ticket prior to doors opening

Doors Open forTIANB Awards Gala

November 10 - TIANB Annual Summit

7:00am - 4:00PMmarketplace
7:00am - 8:00amBreakfast
7:00 am–8:00 amRegistration
8:00am - 8:30amOpening Remarks
8:30am - 9:30amMoving forward to 2022 and beyond

Yennah Hurley
Deputy Minister
Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture and responsible for Women's equality
9:30am – 10:30amAnnual General Meeting
10:30am – 11:00amBreak
11:00am – 12:00pmCreating a Connected Culture for Growth

Nicole Paquet
Senior Advisor, Leadership, Culture & Strategic Change
The Connected Leader
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch
1:00pm – 2:00pmPanel Discussion –Immigration& Labour Shortage


Sarah Price
Executive Director

Hélène Bouchard
Vice-President, Population Growth

Michael Frenette
Outreach Office
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Philip Mondor
President and CEO
Tourism HR Canada

Nicole Paquet
Senior Advisor, Leadership, Culture & Strategic Change
2:00pm – 3:00pmNavigating Forward: Grab your New Map

Catherine Priestman
CP Business Solutions
3:00pm – 3:15pmBreak–Pause
3:15pm – 4:30pmAnything is Possible!

James Mullinger
4:30pmClosing Remarks