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Tourism Association of Vancouver Island
501 – 65 Front Street
Nanaimo, BC, Canada V9R 5H9

Phone (250) 754-3500
Fax (250) 754-3599
info@tourismvi.ca

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

 

Not sure who to contact? Select a category:

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  • Media Interviews
  • Financial Services
  • Office Operations
  • Board of Directors
  • Contracts and Proposals
  • Community Development
  • Events
  • Marketing Programs
  • Trade and Media
  • Social Media
  • Program Sales
  • Executive Office

    • Dave Petryk

      President & CEO
      Dave Petryk
      250.740.1211
      Contact for news media interviews, issues, corporate policy and governance.

      EQ Type - Gentle Explorer
    • Sharon Scott

      Financial Services & Operations
      Sharon Scott
      250.740.1223
      Contact for bill payments, invoice inquiries, credit card payments, or to discuss terms of repayment on your account.

      EQ Type - Gentle Explorer
  • Industry & Community Services

    • Lana Cheong

      Community & Industry Specialist
      Lana Cheong
      250.740.1213
      Contact for inquiries related to the Board of Directors (how to get involved, elections, nominations, etc.), office policies/procedures, and the Remarkable Experiences Program.

      EQ Type - Authentic Experiencer
    • Calum Matthews

      Community & Industry Specialist
      Calum Matthews
      250.740.1224
      Contact for information related to destination development and cooperative marketing programs, outreach programs, regional research inquiries, value of tourism presentations and special industry projects.

      EQ Type - Authentic Experiencer
    • Melissa Mills

      Destination Development & Industry Engagement Coordinator
      Melissa Mills
      250-740-1218
      Contact for information related to destination development, stakeholder engagement and inquiries, value of tourism presentations, and special industry projects.

      EQ Type – Cultural Explorer
  • Marketing Department

    • Denise Le Gal

      Consumer Marketing Specialist
      Denise Le Gal
      250.740.1215
      Contact for questions about our annual marketing plan, ideas for marketing programs, getting involved with EQ or other marketing-related inquiries.

      EQ Type - Cultural History Buff
    • Heather McEachen

      Trade & Media Specialist
      Heather McEachen
      250.740.1214
      Contact for trade and media images, information on working with travel trade and becoming export ready, connecting with media and travel trade, itinerary suggestions, familiarization or press trip assistance, Vancouver Island editorial clippings and story ideas.

      EQ Type - Free Spirit
    • Darsey Batchelor

      Travel Trade & Media Coordinator
      Darsey Batchelor
      250.740.1217
      Contact for connecting with media and travel trade, itinerary suggestions, and familiarization or press trip assistance for Nanaimo and other Vancouver Island regions.

      EQ Type - Free Spirit
    • Hannah Grant

      Social Media & Content Specialist
      Hannah Grant
      250-740-1229
      Contact for questions about social media and content for Tourism Nanaimo and Tourism Vancouver Island channels.

      EQ Type - Authentic Experiencer
    • Karen Bannister

      Consumer Marketing Specialist - Nanaimo
      Karen Bannister
      250-740-1222
      Contact for questions about Nanaimo’s annual marketing plan, ideas for marketing programs, or other marketing-related inquiries specific to Nanaimo and Region.

      EQ Type - Rejuvenator
  • Sales Representatives

    • Cindy Pollard

      Sales Representative
      Cindy Pollard
      250.667.8327
      Contact Cindy if you're interested in participating in any of our co-operative marketing programs. Cindy's regions are:

      Gulf Islands
      South Island
      Cowichan
      Nanaimo
    • Kevin East

      Sales Representative
      Kevin East
      250.650.8712
      Contact Kevin if you're interested in participating in any of our co-operative marketing programs. Kevin's regions are:

      Parksville/Qualicum Beach
      Pacific Rim
      North Central
      North Island
  • Vancouver Island North Tourism

    • Joli White

      Tourism Coordinator, Vancouver Island North Tourism
      Joli White
      250-902-8281
      Contact for information on tourism marketing programs for the Vancouver Island North region of Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Port Alice, Alert Bay, Sointula, Telegraph Cove, and Rural Areas A, B, C and D of the Regional District of Mount Waddington.

      EQ Type - Authentic Experiencer
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