Delegates Welcome Program

Downtown Halifax Business Commission, Halifax Convention Centre, Discover Halifax and Halifax Stanfield International Airport have joined together to form the Delegates Welcome Program. The goal of this program is to communicate upcoming conferences and events to businesses and members, so together we can give conference delegates and event participants a consistent and memorable welcome experience.

For more information about the Delegates Welcome Program, click here


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Upcoming Conferences & Events:

(highlighted events will recieve custom graphics including posters, social media and web):

May 13-16 – Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Rendez-vous Canada 2018 (1,800 delegates, International)*

May 18-20 – Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon (13,000 participants, Regional)

May 24-27 – 16th Annual Canadian Brewing Awards (600 delegates, National)

​May 31-June 3 – Federation of Canadian Municipality Conference & Trade Show (2,200 delegates, National)

​June 4-6 – Canadian Operational Research Socitay 2018


*Rendez-vous Canada 2018 - May 13-16

The 42nd annual Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) will be hosted by Tourism Nova Scotia at the Halifax Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia from May 13 to 16, 2018. Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) is Canada’s premier international travel and tourism marketplace. The event brings together over 1,800 tourism professionals from around the world to meet one-on-one to promote, buy, and sell the best of Canada’s travel products. RVC is co-managed and produced by Destination Canada and the Tourism Industry Association of Canada in partnership with the host destination.

This event presents a spectacular opportunity for Halifax and Nova Scotia hospitality and tourism industry partners, sites, attractions, restaurants, bars, shops and more to promote their offering to these discriminating tourism professionals from across Canada and beyond. Please join us in welcoming them to our city and province by displaying a poster in your establishment, and welcoming them on your social media and websites. 



For more information on Rendez-vous Canada 2018, download these files:

RVC 2018 Overview

RVC 2018 Event Schedule for Businesses

Deliveries and Loading Times During RVC 2018

Download social media images and poster for RENDEZ-VOUS CANADA 2018 here: 

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View the Mayor’s welcome message (courtesy of Discover Halifax) here​.