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Economic Development Week Day 3: Tourism

May 11 at 12:00 am to 11:59 pm

The City invites the community to celebrate Economic Development Week May 9–13 through activities linked to the City’s 2022-2026 Economic Development and Tourism Strategy.

What is Economic Development Week?

Economic Development Week is an international campaign created by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) to increase awareness for local programs that create jobs, advance career development opportunities and increase the quality of life. Economic Development Week celebrates all things economic development.

Running dates: Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13, 2022

Wednesday, May 11

Theme: Tourism

Council recently approved a Municipal Accommodation Tax stays in hotels, bed and breakfasts and shared accommodations. The four per cent charge is expected to generate $500,000-$950,000 a year and will be used by the City and the Guelph Chamber of Commerce to support new tourism initiatives, visitor attraction and infrastructure improvements in the community.

Activity: Visit the online tourism town hall and share your ideas for making Guelph a must-visit destination in Ontario.

Get involved

The partner package below has been developed for businesses, organizations, and residents that would like to get involved with promoting Economic Development Week. The partner package includes sample social media posts, hashtags, sample newsletter content, and images.

2022 Economic Development Week Partner Package

For more information

Kurtis Wells, Marketing and Events Coordinator
Economic Development and Tourism
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2079
[email protected]


May 11
12:00 am to 11:59 pm
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