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ITAC Bringing the 2025 International Indigenous Tourism Conference to Montréal

Press Release

Unceded Territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Huron/Wendat, Abenaki, and Anishinaabeg (Montréal, QC) – The 2025 International Indigenous Tourism Conference (#2025IITC), in partnership with Indigenous Tourism Quebec and Tourisme Montréal, will be hosted in the unceded territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Huron/Wendat, Abenaki, and Anishinaabeg in Montréal, Québec, from February 25 to 27, 2025.

IITC brings people together in the spirit of learning and inspiration. As the largest Indigenous tourism conference in the world, IITC contributes significantly toward advancing the Indigenous tourism industry.

“The 2025 International Indigenous Tourism Conference will offer numerous opportunities to connect with industry professionals, Indigenous tourism operators, destination marketing organizations, and government representatives,” says ITAC President and CEO Keith Henry. “This world-leading conference will cultivate meaningful partnerships and collaborations, laying a stronger foundation for future growth as we strive to make Canada the global leader in Indigenous tourism by 2030.”

The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) organizes the successful event annually. For the past 11 years, it has been delivered in partnership with various regional Indigenous tourism organizations and other regional and national supporting tourism organizations. IITC has previously been held in Manitoba, Québec, Nova Scotia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and Ontario.

New this year!

Three Days of Learning & Networking: This year’s program will include extended programming – offering more time to interact, learn and network. Connect with like-minded professionals, potential partners, and fellow advocates for Indigenous tourism.

Inspirational Keynote Speakers: Hear from visionary leaders and influencers in the Indigenous tourism sector.

Engaging Workshops and Panels: Participate in interactive sessions covering a range of topics, from sustainable tourism practices to innovative marketing strategies.
Cultural Experiences: Immerse yourself in rich cultural exchanges, performances, and traditional practices.

ITAC looks forward to welcoming you to Montréal, Québec, in February 2025 for a truly inspiring and memorable conference experience. Join #2025IITC not just as a participant, but as a valued contributor, as we shape the future of Indigenous tourism together, your ideas and insights are crucial to our collective success!

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