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February 2013

As the year progresses, it makes us all think about our annual plans, new year resolutions and getting down to work with a focus on what you can do to meet your business goals and measures.


Tourism Saskatoon is well underway with all departments, including Media, Conventions, Leisure and Markets and Visitor Services, making and implementing plans for the year.


Tourism Saskatoon's Annual General Meeting is just around the corner - March 18, 2013 - this is your opportunity to have a say and vote in new board members.  See below for registration information.


Read on for some great marketing opportunities,  as well as some helpful hints as to how to make Saskatoon a top-of-mind destination.

Paula's Sig  
Paula Lichtenwald,
Membership Coordinator 

AGM and Call for Nominations


Tourism Saskatoon's Annual General Meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2013.


Tourism industry members are urged to submit nominations for the Board of Directors. This is an opportunity to help shape the strategic direction of our organization and inspire growth in the tourism industry for years to come.


To submit your nomination, please contact Dannis Baranieski, Board of Directors Vice Chair at,  or Todd Brandt, Tourism Saskatoon President and CEO, at


Tourism Saskatoon Annual General Meeting

Monday, March 18, 2013

Ramada Hotel, Saskatchewan Room

11:30am - Registration

12:00pm - Lunch

12:30pm - AGM


To register, click here, or contact Paula Lichtenwald at

(306) 931-7584

or email


AGM business will include elections to the Board of Directors.

Brand Strategy Workshop


Tourism Saskatoon is pleased present an overview of our new tourism brand at its AGM on Monday, March 18, 2013. The Brand Strategy Workship following the AGM, will reveal ways you can integrate the new brand into the promotion of Saskatoon as a destination.


 To register for both or either the AGM and Brand Strategy Workshop click here or contact Paula Lichtenwald at 931-7584 or by email at


Top 5 Reasons to have a link to Tourism Saskatoon's website on your home page:

  1. Helps your search engine optimization with reciprocal linking
  2. You and your staff will know what is happening in Saskatoon, and can share that information with visitors
  3. Quick access to the latest tourism news
  4. List of great restaurants in Saskatoon all in one location
  5. Easy visitor access to a wealth of information about Saskatoon
Congratulations to the Enchanted Forest!
14th Light Show Tops Them All

Organizers of the 14th edition of the Enchanted Forest presented by BHP Billiton announced recently that the popular Holiday Light Tour through the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park will go into the books as best ever! The event attracted 65,000 visitors and generated $250,000 to be shared equally between the two partners, the Saskatoon Zoo Foundation and the Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation. This is the highest amount of revenue ever generated by the event.


Tourism Saskatchewan News


Opportunities Catalogue

The Tourism Saskatchewan Opportunities Catalogue has recently been updated with four new marketplaces for 2013, which can be found on pages 12, 13 and 15. The Opportunities Catalogue is available electronically in PDF file format on Or click here to access the document.


2013 Saskatchewan Campaign 

Tourism Saskatchewan has requested that we provide this information about the 2013 Saskatchewan Camapaign. Please review the following documents. If interested in participating in the campaign, please complete the campaign outline and return as indicated.


If you have any questions, please contact Paula Lichtenwald at or 306.931.7584.


2013 Saskatchewan Campaign Cover Letter

2013 Saskatchewan Campaign Outline

In This Issue
AGM and Call for Nominations
Brand Strategy Workshop
Top 5 Reasons...
Congratulations to the Enchanted Forest!
Tourism Saskatchewan News


Contact Debbie at (306) 242-1206 or to order the 2013 Experience Guide and 2013 Mini Map.


Experience Guide Cover 

February Events

For a listing of February events

click here