Durham Rainbow Registered Information Session

Are you interested in sharing your commitment to providing an inclusive, safe space for 2SLGBTQI+ customers and staff?Rainbow Registered may be the perfect fit. On May 21, from 1 to 2 p.m., join Durham Tourism and Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce for the virtual Durham Rainbow Registered Information Session.

This accreditation program is for businesses that are committed to providing a safe, inclusive space for 2SLGBTQI+ people to visit, work, and feast. Businesses will be assessed based on their policies and practices, training, commitment to inclusive leadership, and culture of inclusivity. Those who meet the program standards will be accredited and receive access to a wide range of program benefits.

Are you the next Rainbow Registered business? Register now for Durham Rainbow Registered

Destination Bike: Welcoming Cyclists in Durham Region Webinar

JoinDurham TourismandOntario By Bike for a free webinar on June 5, from 10 to 11 a.m., to learn about exciting cycling and cycle tourism developments in the region, and how to tap into the growing cycle tourism market by getting certified as bicycle friendly with Ontario By Bike.

Learn more about cyclist tourists, how welcoming cyclists is good for business, various local and provincial marketing and promotional opportunities, and more. Reserve your spot for the Destination Bike webinar

2024 Taste of Place Summit

Imagine a journey where you not only taste the food and drinks of a place but also feel the stories, traditions, and warmth of the people who create them. This is what taste of place is all about. Its about those unforgettable moments that make you truly understand the heart and soul of a specific areas culinary culture.

The Taste of Place Summit is a global summit established by Culinary Tourism Alliance and George Brown Collegewhere destination and economic developers, managers, thought leaders and marketers meet to build their tastes of place, unlocking the positive power of growing culinary tourism.

This year, from May 26 to 28, the Summit is taking place in partnership with Institut de tourisme et dhtellerie du Qubec (ITHQ)in Montreal, Quebec. Register now for the Taste of Place Summit

Clarington Community Improvement Grants

Are you a business owner or property owner in one of Claringtons historic downtown cores? Clarington offers grant funding to assist with building improvements and upgrades through itsCommunity Improvement Plans (CIPs).

CIPs encourage rehabilitation and revitalization of public areas through grants and incentives. Work together with theMunicipality of Claringtonto invest in and improve the look and function of buildings in the downtown and main street areas of Bowmanville, Newcastle and Orono. Learn more about Clarington CIPs

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