The Great Waterway Regional Tourism Organization is conducting a number of workshops this winter. See below for more information about what programs are available.


Product Development – January 30, 2018 & February 13, 2018

The two-day Creating Memorable Experiences program will guide tourism operators through the various stages of designing successful tourism experiences, which are geared toward their best potential customers. The program offers guidance along with many resources for developing your product, understanding the fundamentals and logistics of experience design and will cover ways to develop alliances and partnerships.

The workshop is ideal for those looking to expand and develop new markets and those wishing to have new product available for returning guests. At the end of the two-day session, participants will have developed new experiences, which are ready to take to market.

  • Day 1 – January 30, 2018
  • Day 2 – February 13, 2018

The workshop is led by Eva Gutsche – EQ Authorized Trainer who has worked with numerous tourism businesses, large and small, urban and rural, assisting the operators in truly understanding their best fit customer and building innovative experiences to attract those customers.  This is a hands-on workshop that will result in having a market ready experience completed or near completion by the end of the 2-day program.

The workshop will take place from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (both days), refreshments and lunch will be included. To reserve your spot please register. Limit of one attendee per business. Spacing is limited, deadline for registration is Tuesday, January 23, 2018. Purchase your tickets early as space is limited.