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Program Looks To Spark Innovation Tourism Ideas

Thursday October 29th, 2020, 7:39pm


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After a successful pilot in 2018, a second round of the Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab’s “Spark” Mentorship & Grants Program has been launched to encourage individuals, small businesses and non-profit organizations to create new tourism ideas for the region.

The “Spark” Program matches selected applicants with a mentor and provides a $3,000 grant with the goal to find, foster and support new tourism ideas, experiences, and partnerships that will enhance current offerings, address gaps, motivate travel and increase visits year-round.

Applications are being accepted from October 29th to November 3th0, 2020 at

The Windsor Essex “Spark” Program is a partnership between the Ontario Tourism Innovation Lab and founding partners Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport Tourism & Culture Industries, Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation, and Libro Credit Union.

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