The Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab, Destination Northern Ontario, and Tourism Excellence North have launched a Special Edition "Spark" Mentorships & Grants Program for Northern Ontario. Watch the announcement video.
Existing small businesses based in the North are encouraged to submit applications with innovative ideas on how they could RE-IMAGINE or EXPAND their tourism offerings, products and services to attract new markets and visitors.
“Innovation is key to industry competitiveness and success. It is more important now than ever to enable the region’s tourism entrepreneurs, businesses and operators to respond, adapt and recover as a result of the global COVID-19 crisis” said David MacLachlan, Executive Director, Destination Northern Ontario.
Selected applicants will each receive a $3,000 grant, mentorship, and an in-kind bundle of support services from Tourism Excellence North valued at up to $9,500.
Register for an online Info Session being held on Tuesday, March 9th at 11:30am-12:15pm to learn more.