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Connect: A Tourism and Hospitality Networking Event

North Island College (NIC) and Vancouver Island University (VIU) partnered with Tourism Vancouver Island (TVI) in March, 2021 for an engaging, informative and interactive virtual networking event.

Find out more about this event, including the recorded webinar.


CONNECT took place on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 3 – 5 pm to build virtual connections between employers, industry professionals, students and faculty, while bringing together key stakeholders in the industry to share up-to-date information on research and support programs.

This virtual 2-part event included information about exciting programming and initiatives underway with Tourism Vancouver Island. Employers and Community Partners also had the opportunity to participate in an open, Q and A discussion while also having the opportunity to share their industry experience and meet some student talent.