Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

February 21, 2012 12:05 ET

Blogwest, Achievement Awards and Rendez-vous; all in Edmonton

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2012) - Edmonton welcomes BlogWest 2012 - blog conference designed to give bloggers the skills to build, grow and develop their niche. Topics range from vlogging to developing your pitch and much more. To register or for more information on BlogWest 2012 visit http://blogwest.ca/.

Top businesses recognized at EEDC's annual lunch - Greater Edmonton's leading organizations will be recognized for their contribution to Edmonton's prosperity and success at the 2012 Achievement Awards. Award categories include innovation, leadership and recognition. For more information on the Achievement Awards and annual lunch visit www.edmonton.com.

It's almost time to Rendez-vous in Edmonton - Edmonton welcomes the world of tourism for the 36th anniversary of Rendez-vous Canada. More than 1,500 tourism professionals will spend four days in Edmonton, May 13 -16, 2012, for Canada's premier international tourism marketplace. Lead by the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC), the event is held annually in a different Canadian city, and staged by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada on behalf of CTC.

Widely recognized as the premier annual gathering of representatives from international buyers to include foreign tour operators, wholesalers and packagers from the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, Latin America and North America, all eager to find new products, services and packages, buyers will have an opportunity to network with sellers of the latest Canadian products and services.

Expected to generate over $400 million in revenue over the four-day conference, RVC promises to be an outstanding, vibrant experience full of many colourful surprises. For more information visit http://www.rendezvouscanada.travel/.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca

Contact Information

  • Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
    Renee Worrell
    Communications Manager, External Relations