MRDT Collection Area Meetings

The Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Tourism Marketing Association (CCCTMA) has held the first year of Municipal Regional District Tax (MRDT) Collection Area Meetings throughout the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region. In the region’s first year of coordinated marketing efforts utilizing MRDT funds, we invited tourism industry stakeholders, elected officials and local residents to attend their respective area meetings for a presentation on the past year of tourism marketing initiatives and an open question-and-answer period. These meetings were conducted by representatives of the CCCTMA and your area’s Marketing Committee representative. If you missed your respective area meeting, an online webinar version of the presentation can be found HERE that was held on November 15th, 2019.

Dates, venues and respective Marketing Committee representatives for the 2019 presentations can be found below:

Area A – Bridge River Valley, Lillooet, Seton Portage, Fountain

Date: September 20th, 2019

Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Location: Room 201 at the Lillooet R.E.C. Centre at 903 Main Street, Lillooet

Marketing Committee Representative: Heather Reimer of Tyax Lodge & Heliskiing | heather@tyax.com

Area B – South of Hwy 24, 70 Mile House, Clinton, Jesmond

Date: October 22nd, 2019

Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: Royal Canadian Legion Event Space, 310 Le Bourdais Ave, Clinton

Marketing Committee Representative: Manuela Betschart of Loon Bay Resort | manuela@loonbayresort.com

Area C – 100 Mile House, North of Hwy 24 to Mahood Lake, Canim Lake, Forest Grove, Lone Butte

Date: September 5th, 2019

Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Location: Room #119 South Cariboo Business Center, 100-475 Birch Ave, 100 Mile House

Marketing Committee Representative: Dustin Patara of Super 8 and Days Inn 100 Mile House | d.patara@hotmail.com

Area D – 108 Mile, 150 Mile House, Alkali Lake, Dog Creek, Lac La Hache

Date: September 5th, 2019

Time: 8:30am – 10:30am

Location: Upper Hall of the 108 Mile Ranch Community Centre, 4924 Telqua Drive, 108 Mile Ranch

Marketing Committee Representative: Andrew Cuthbertson of 108 Golf Resort | manager@108goldresort.com

Area E – Stoner, Hixon, McLeese Lake, Soda Creek, Wells, Barkerville, Likely, Horsefly, Bowron Lakes

Date: November 7th, 2019

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location: McLeese Lake Recreation Centre, 6394 Forglen Road, McLeese Lake

Marketing Committee Representative: Peggy Zorn of EcoTours BC | adventure@ecotours-bc.com

Area F – Williams Lake

Date: November 13th, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 11:00am

Location: Open Studio at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre, 90 4th Ave North, Williams Lake

Marketing Committee Representative: Sean Braid of Sandman Hotels | sbraid@sandman.com

Area G – South of Hwy 20, Big Creek, Chilko Lake, Tatlayoko Lake, Nemiah Valley

As Area G is currently without a Marketing Committee representative, tourism industry stakeholders are invited to attend either the Area F or H meetings.

Option 1 – Area F Meeting

Date: November 13th, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 11:00am

Location: Open Studio at the Central Cariboo Arts Centre, 90 4th Ave North, Williams Lake

Option 2 – Area H Meeting

Date: October 3rd, 2019

Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Location: Downstairs of the Tatla Lake Community Hall, Tatla Lake

Area H – North of Hwy 20, Anahim Lake, Nimpo Lake, Tatla Lake, Chilanko Forks, Redstone, Alexis Creek, Hanceville (Lee’s Corner), Riske Creek

Date: October 3rd, 2019

Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Location: Downstairs of the Tatla Lake Community Hall, Tatla Lake

Marketing Committee Representative: Donn Irwin of Retreat Wilderness Inn | retreatwilderness@gmail.com

Area I – Bella Coola Valley, Bella Bella, Klemtu, Shearwater, Dawsons Landing, Rivers Inlet, Ocean Falls

Date: October 4th, 2019

Time: 10:30am – 12:30 pm

Location: Brockton Bistro, 1900 BC-20, Hagensborg

Marketing Committee Representative: Jayme Kennedy of Bella Coola Mountain Lodge | jayme@bcmountainlodge.com

 

For any inquiries about the above area meetings and marketing the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast region, please contact sydney@landwithoutlimits.com.