Garden Tourism Conference

Where Gardens and Tourism Meet to Forge Blossoming Partnerships

Started in 2009, the biennial Garden Tourism Conference, organized in collaboration with the American Public Garden Association, is where gardens, garden experiences and the tourism industry meet to discuss best practices related to the visitor experience, increasing visitorship, and tourism readiness of gardens and garden experiences as well as the integration of garden assets into tourism offerings – whether at the destination marketing organizations level or with tour operators in general. Our goal is to grow both sectors with a Garden Tourism perspective.

The 2022 Garden Tourism Conference has been postponed to 2023.

After much deliberation with our various partners and in the spirit of wanting to make the first International Garden Tourism Conference a true and vibrant success, the International Garden Tourism Network and the Canadian Garden Council have made the difficult decision to postpone the Conference scheduled to take place in Victoria, BC from October 19 to 22, 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

2022 has is no way been a normal year with challenges continuing to arise directly correlated to new waves of the COVID pandemic in addition to numerous travel and tourism disruptions around the world. This makes it highly uncertain if delegates and speakers would be able to travel, despite the high interest we have received from all over the world.

Check back for Conference new dates and program as they will be finalized, in the coming months.

If you are interested in attending, or have any suggestions for the Conference please contact us at:

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