Niagara Falls to host 39th Rendez-vous Canada.


Scotiabank Convention Centre will be transformed with the high-energy buzz of a trading pit when some of the world’s most influential travel buyers descend on Niagara Falls, Ont. May 26-29, 2015 to check out Canadian tourism offerings, broker deals and close sales at Rendez-vous Canada.

Thousands of face-to-face meetings between international buyers and Canadian sellers of tourism products take place at Rendez-vous Canada annually, with hundreds of millions of dollars coming to Canadian businesses. Last year’s event sealed close to $400 million in contracts, supporting close to 610,000 jobs in Canada that depend on tourism spending.

“We felt strongly that Niagara Falls would be one of the most awesome destinations for the biggest tourism trade show in Canada simply because it is so iconic — the birthplace of Canadian tourism known around the world and a tremendous draw for visitors, says Interim CTC president and CEO Greg Klassen. “It’s a fantastic opportunity for some of the world’s top travel buyers to experience first-hand the amazing tourism experiences Canada offers.”

Tourism is one of the fastest-growing economic sectors in the world, with global travellers spending more than a trillion dollars annually — or $2 million every minute.

RVC 2014 takes place May 27-30 at BC’s Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre.