President & CEO, Thompson Okanagan Tourism Region
Glenn Mandziuk is the President and CEO of the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Region. Glenn has over 25 years’ experience and a recognized leader in sustainable destination management and community economic development, and has successfully administered and/or coordinated several community and product development projects, business retention programs, local, regional, provincial, national, and international partnership development programs, and innovative marketing initiatives.
He has a further 10 years’ experience in the hospitality industry in family owned and operated hotels and resorts and holds a Master’s Degree of Environmental Design and a Bachelor of Arts in Leisure and Tourism Management.
He has received numerous awards including the Economic Developer of the Year for BC; Indigenous Partner of the Year; World Travel Award for Responsible Tourism, and World Travel and Tourism Council Tourism for Tomorrow Leader Award for Sustainable Destination Management.
Glenn has been very active on a variety of international, national, provincial, regional, and local boards and committees and has been published for his work on Ecotourism.
Thursday, February 28, Lunch & Keynote Presentations – One Destination’s Drive to Sustainability: Collectively Imagining, Innovating, and Designing Our Own Future