An Introduction to the Tourism Education Alliance of the Maritimes (TEAM)

WHO:  Tourism Education Alliance of the Maritimes (TEAM) began in 2014 with a vision to invest in the next generation of Tourism & Hospitality Management professionals in Atlantic Canada. Members of our industry have come together to drive TEAM’s strategic direction. TEAM is a legally established independent Nova Scotia not-for-profit society.

WHY: The strength and viability of our tourism and hospitality management sector is fundamental to the health and prosperity of Atlantic Canada. Together, we are investing in the future of our next great leaders and their contributions to our region.

HOW: This year’s event, ‘Kickin It Country in the Maritimes’, in support of Mount Saint Vincent University’s Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management Program, will take place on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:00 pm at Pier 21.  We anticipate this event will bring together 300+ industry professionals from tourism and hospitality management and the broader community and will provide the opportunity to network with over 40+ current Mount Tourism & Hospitality Management students and future leaders. Funds raised are used for program enhancements, improving program resources, and supporting students to attend annual volunteer and educational tours.  Mount Saint Vincent University prides itself on experiential learning in the classroom and through partnerships across multiple sectors. These initiatives not only advance tourism education and talent, but also invest in the success of the sector here in Atlantic Canada.

YOUR SUPPORT – SPONSORSHIP/TABLES:  TEAM invites you to join us in supporting the Mount, its students, and our future leaders and there are a number of ways to do so. Please consider financial sponsorship of this year’s event which is available at various levels with corresponding benefits and awareness. We also invite you to support the 2017 event by purchasing a table or individual seats to attend the March 29, 2017 event. Corporate tables include 9 seats, with one sponsored Mount Saint Vincent University Tourism and Hospitality Management student for a total of 10 guests. The night includes a three-course dinner, live entertainment, live and silent auctions and much more. To purchase tickets, please call 866-691-7666. Please see Sponsorships for more information on our sponsorship opportunities.

LIVE AND SILENT AUCTION DONATIONS: We once again invite you to participate as a Silent Auction Donation Partner. Any donation, large or small, is appreciated! We would be happy to come to your location (at your convenience) to pick up any items you generously donate. To confirm your donation, please contact Allison Nash, Special Projects Coordinator at or 902-457-5537.

PURCHASE TRIP RAFFLE TICKETS: We ask for your support by purchasing Trip Raffle tickets for 2017. Tickets are $20 each or 3 for $50. Prize includes roundtrip airfare for two anywhere WestJet flies, $500 CDN spending money and a five-night stay at an InterContinental Hotels Group hotel in Central London, England. This prize package is worth $4000 so be sure to get your tickets! Draw will take place at the Annual Tourism Education Alliance of the Maritimes Fundraising Dinner WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017.


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