Do you have an important event coming up? Thunder Bay is a centrally located transportation hub offering excellent rates and many convention hotels, hotels and unique venues with the capacity to meet the needs of every group.

Whether it's a major convention, high level business negotiation, or team building retreat, we have the outstanding facilities and coordination skills to fulfill all your meeting and convention requirements.

Download our one page Conference Guide that highlights why you should bring your event to Thunder Bay.

Tourism Thunder Bay can assist in planning your event by providing the following services:

  • Formal bid packet (online)
  • Tour planning and attraction information
  • Assistance in planning Companion Programs
  • Referrals to Convention Service Vendors/Local Suppliers
  • Community Resource Information
  • Media Information
  • Complimentary Plastic Bags
  • Complimentary Brochures/Official Visitor Guide
  • Complimentary City of Thunder Bay Pins
  • Show Your Badge discounts
    The Tourism Thunder Bay Show Your Badge Program is an incentive program to encourage event visitors to extend their stay and to get out and explore all that Thunder Bay has to offer. This discount program is offered exclusively to event organizers hosting eligible events with 100 room nights (100 guests staying in a local hotel. In regards to the Show Your Badge program, “visitors” can include participants/performers, delegates, officials, sponsors/VIPs, volunteers and media participating in the event.
  • Mayor's Greeting/Personalized Letter of Welcome upon request at time of booking.

Once you've decide to host your meeting in Thunder Bay there are many resources available to you. Thunder Bay is home to receptive tour operators, tour guides and transportation companies capable of transporting and entertaining your entire group.

Contact Jennifer Grundy, Convention and Visitor Services Coordinator to help you plan your next event.

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