Canadian En[tour]preneur Experience

August 13 to 15, 2017

En[tour]preneur – Noun. A creative and passionate individual interested in a career in tourism.

The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Canada's Minister of Small Business and Tourism, will host the Canadian En[tour]preneur Experience in Ottawa from August 13 to 15, 2017‎. This event will bring 50 young Canadians aged 18–24 together for two days to learn about entrepreneurship in the tourism sector.

Participants will get to:

  • meet tourism operators and youth from across Canada;
  • mingle with representatives from the top five tourism-related service sectors –accommodations, food and beverage, recreation and entertainment, transportation, and travel services;
  • find out how entrepreneurs are promoting their business ventures and experiences; and
  • learn more about entrepreneurial opportunities in tourism.

The application deadline has now closed, but we encourage you to follow the hashtag #enTOURpreneur for more information.

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