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Webinar Series Resources

January 2023

Session Recording

Kevin Eshkawkogan - President & CEO, Indigenous Tourism Ontario



May 2022

Job Vacancies?  Consider the Disability Talent Pool

Session Recording

Fatima Finnegan, Vice President, Workforce Initiatives & Industry Relations, ORHMA

Donald Guse Salah, Program Manager for the Discover Ability Network, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

January 2022

DEI 101

Session Recording


Michael Bach - CEO of CCDI - Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion

What is diversity in tourism?



Kevin Eshkawkogan - 

Chief Executive Officer, Indigenous Tourism Ontario

Indigenous Tourism ON










February 2022

Better Business Discovery Process

Session Recording


Maxine Gundermann  -Market Sales Manager, Eastern Ontario, Celebrity Cruises, Inc.

Niyoka McIntosh - Co-founder of Unpack Consulting; Wellness Vacation Specialist and owner of Vacation Your Way

Shalene Dudley, CTA, WPICC, PMP - Lead Travel Concierge at Latitude Concierge Travels, Ltd.

Maria Ines - Director of Agent Experience & Loyalty, Independent by Flight Centre

March 2022

LGBT+ Overview and Case Study

Session Recording


Loren Christie – Tourism/Hospitality Expert

Allyson Tonelli - Director of Sales, Tourism Kingston

TJ Jones - Founding Consultant, Full Picture Management

April 2022

Best Practices of Integrating DEI Principles at the DMO Level


Session Recording


Greg DeShields – Executive Director of Tourism Diversity Matters

Paul Hawes – VP, Destination Development and Marketing, Explore Edmonton

Kristen Foster – CMP - Senior Event Manager, Edmonton Convention Centre